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Grand Strand, other area hospitals announce reopening

Wind and waves pick up in Myrtle Beach as Florence begins slow trek into SC

Tropical Storm Florence continues to move southwest on Saturday, bringing the storm further into South Carolina. The waves were growing as wind and rain picked up in Myrtle Beach just before 8 a.m.
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Tropical Storm Florence continues to move southwest on Saturday, bringing the storm further into South Carolina. The waves were growing as wind and rain picked up in Myrtle Beach just before 8 a.m.

Tidelands Health resumed emergency service at two of its hospitals on Saturday, as a spokeswoman for Grand Strand Medical Center says they hope to reopen as soon as possible.

On Saturday, Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital and Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital resumed providing emergency care at 10 a.m.

The two emergency rooms closed and were evacuated as Hurricane Florence impacted the Myrtle Beach area.

Grand Strand Regional Medical Center announced Saturday afternoon that it will reopen at 8 a.m. on Sunday. Key physicians and staff were recalled on Saturday.

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