Upstate hospital takes evacuated patients from coast


ANDERSON, SC (WSPA)—-Seventeen patients were evacuated from Beaufort Memorial Hospital to AnMed Health on Friday morning.

The patients arrived around 9AM and nine members of the Beaufort Memorial Hospital Staff came with them.

The hospital closed it’s emergency room and began evacuating its patients on Thursday. State officials warned that the hospital may lose power as a result of Hurricane Matthew storm damage.

AnMed Health plans to accommodate the patient’s family members and the nurses.

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