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Local hospitals to open new emergency department in Okatie. Here’s when

Here’s what 10 common medical services cost at Beaufort and Jasper county’s hospitals

From child delivery to heart failure, here's what 10 of the most common medical services cost at Beaufort and Jasper county's three hospitals — Hilton Head Hospital, Beaufort Memorial Hospital and Coastal Carolina Hospital.
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From child delivery to heart failure, here's what 10 of the most common medical services cost at Beaufort and Jasper county's three hospitals — Hilton Head Hospital, Beaufort Memorial Hospital and Coastal Carolina Hospital.

Okatie-area residents will have a new healthcare option with the opening of a stand-alone emergency department.

The Tidewatch Emergency Center is a joint effort by Hilton Head Regional Healthcare and Coastal Carolina Hospital, according to a news release. The facility is set to open at 7 a.m. Tuesday.

The 10,000-square-foot facility is located 9 miles from Coastal Carolina Hospital at Tidewatch Drive and S.C. 170. The emergency center is a $15 million investment and will be open 24 hours daily.

The department offers 12 treatment rooms, 24-hour physician coverage with nurses, techs and other providers, on-site imaging services, including X-ray and CT scanning, an on-site laboratory, on-site pharmacy and cardiopulmonary services.

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