Keeping the community safe:

Self Regional Healthcare urges everyone to heed CDC guidance on handwashing, physical distancing and masks, and encourage the same among your friends and family members. These practices will save lives. 

COVID-19 Symptoms: fever, cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing

If you have these symptoms: Lakelands residents, call the COVID-19 Screening Line at (864)725-4200. You will be asked a series of questions and advised accordingly.

Protect yourself and others. There is currently no vaccine for COVID-19. The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to the virus in the first place. You can carry the virus to others even without ever feeling sick yourself.

  • Wash your hands thoroughly with soap, and often.
  • Wear a mask in public, one that covers your mouth and nose, even if you don’t feel sick.
  • Practice “social distancing.” Avoid face-to-face interaction with other people as much as possible. If you can, stay home. Move meetings, classes, book club and other in-person gatherings online. If you must be around other people, keep a recommended six feet distance between you and others and wear a mask. Even if you don’t feel sick, cover your mouth with the inside of your elbow for coughs and sneezes.
  • If you do feel sick, stay home. Call your doctor or the SRH Coronavirus Screening Line (864)725-4200 for guidance.

Visitor Policy and Restrictions

Like other hospitals in the state, Self Regional Healthcare is continuing visitation restrictions in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 infection in our facilities. Visitors are not allowed in the hospital or clinic facilities, with with the following exceptions:

  • One adult may accompany patients under 18 years of age
  • One designated visitor may accompany laboring mothers
  • Life threatening emergencies or end of life for non COVID-19 patients
  • Initial surgery – One person until the patient leaves the PACU
  • Cath Lab, Angio Lab or Endoscopy – One person during the procedure
  • For non-COVID-19 patients in critical care areas, one visitor per day is allowed during the hours of 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

Helpful Links for the most up-to-date information and advice:

Coronavirus Screening for Lakelands Residents

If you develop a fever and symptoms of respiratory illness, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call the COVID-19 Screening Line at (864)725-4200, Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. This line is only for residents of the 7 counties in our service area in South Carolina: Greenwood, Laurens, Edgefield, Newberry, Saluda, McCormick and Abbeville. On the call you will be asked a series of questions and advised accordingly.

If you meet the DHEC criteria for testing, you will be scheduled to appear at our drive-through COVID-19 specimen collection site where a swab will be collected. Patients who are directed to this drive-through site will stay in their cars while a nurse who is wearing protective gear and trained in infection control collects the sample from outside the vehicle.

You can also look for one of our community testing events, held throughout the 7-county area.

Only come to the Self Regional Emergency Department when there is a true medical emergency. If you are symptomatic or think you have been exposed, it’s important that you call ahead before arriving at your physician’s office, ED or other healthcare facility to let them know.

Home-quarantine instructions:

If you show symptoms, your healthcare provider and public health staff will evaluate whether you can be cared for at home. If it is determined that you do not need to be hospitalized and can be isolated at home, you should strictly adhere to the instructions provided here for the duration of your recovery, for the safety of others in your household and the public at large. Remain in quarantine until a healthcare provider or local or state health department says you can return to your normal activities.

Recent COVID-19 updates from Self Regional Healthcare

Self Regional COVID-19 Updates

Newberry COVID-19 Testing Dates

As always, attendees are encouraged to call (864) 725-8200 to pre-register their testing appointment.

Clinton and Saluda COVID-19 Testing Dates

Test are first come, first serve, and you are encouraged to pre-register by calling 864-725-8200.

Free COVID-19 Community Testing for Edgefield County Residents Aug 5, 12, 26

Self Regional Healthcare will hold three free community COVID-19 testing events in August for Edgefield County residents. (For other counties or for more information, see the complete upcoming schedule here.)

COVID-19 Update for July 17, 2020

These simple efforts, if practiced universally throughout our service area, could significantly slow the spread of COVID infection in our population. Remember: my mask protects you, your mask protects me!

Jim Pfeiffer, president & CEO of Self Regional Healthcare elected to the 2014 board of PHT, PHTS, and PHLIP.

An Open Letter from Self Regional’s Jim Pfeiffer to Greenwood County Council

Dear County Council Members, We were profoundly disappointed in Greenwood County Council’s failure to pass a mask ordinance at Tuesday evening’s special session. Though the City’s mask mandate has the potential to help reduce