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Dr. Chavez

 Get a Flu Shot!

So far, in the second week of October, South Carolina is experiencing sporadic influenza (flu) activity. It’s impossible to predict how active this 2020–2021 influenza season will be. A sure way to minimize the spread is to continue following facemask ordinances, social distancing guidelines and limiting large group gatherings. This will ensure people with influenza and influenza-like illnesses won’t add to the strain on hospitals caring for COVID-19 patients.

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MUSC Health Florence Division Brings Advanced Stroke Care Closer to Home

MUSC Florence Medical Center continues to bring advanced system of stroke care closer to the residents of the Pee Dee region despite the coronavirus pandemic.

By the end of September, MUSC Health Florence Medical Center will offer lifesaving thrombectomy procedures and continue to work toward becoming the first accredited thrombectomy-capable center in our region.

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MUSC Health Florence Division receives 14 South Carolina Hospital Association Awards

MUSC Health Florence and Marion Medical Centers have earned a combined 14 South Carolina "Certified Zero Harm Awards" from the South Carolina Hospital Association (SCHA). These awards are in recognition of the outstanding performance for patient safety and prevention of hospital-acquired infections.

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