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Colleton Medical Center - Hurricane Irma Updates

Colleton Medical Center September 11, 2017

Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.

This is our mission and pledge to the communities we serve … and most important during moments like this when Mother Nature introduces unique challenges.

For Community

  • Colleton Medical Center is open and all services are operating normally.
  • Because our teams prepare for this kind of situation year round, we will be here and ready should you have an emergency need.
  • Our Colleton-affiliated physician practices will reopen on Tuesday, September 12. This includes Colleton Family Medicine, Walterboro OB/GYN, Edisto Orthopedics & Sports Medicine and Coastal Carolina Surgery.
  • Several state and local agencies offer excellent resources regarding the storm forecast, evacuation pre-planning, travel and shelters. Links are below.
  • Below is a list of local shelters that have been identified for Hurricane Irma:
    • Colleton County Middle School, 1379 Tuskegee Airmen Drive, 29488

For Staff & Physicians

  • Thank you for all you do for our community during moments like this.
  • Our Colleton-affiliated physician practices will reopen on Tuesday, September 12. This includes Colleton Family Medicine, Walterboro OB/GYN, Edisto Orthopedics & Sports Medicine and Coastal Carolina Surgery.
  • Please follow the latest guidance on from the South Carolina Department of Emergency Management at http://www.scemd.org/.
  • We recommend this site as well for information on the current hurricane updates: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/hurricane/action.shtml.
  • Generators, food, water and supplies have all been brought in to support the needs of our patients and caregivers during this period.
  • Please contact your director or department leader with specific questions.

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