COVID-19

Sandhills Medical Foundation, Inc. COVID – 19 Drive-thru Testing Sites (new!)

New testing sites in McBee & Pageland: Sandhills Medical Foundation, Inc. (SMF), in response to comminity need, launched drive-thru testing sites Tuesday, May 5 in McBee and May 7 in Pageland. This is in addition to a Camden testing location. McBee will be at SMF’s McBee medical office on Tuesdays, and Pageland will be at the Pageland Chamber of Commerce (beside Town Hall) on Thursdays.
PHONE LINE: Call 1- 877-529-4339 to register and for appropriate screening
Phone lines are open Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm.
You must have an appointment in order to be tested. See more details below.

CAMDEN TESTING SITE
Sandhills Medical Foundation, Inc. opened a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site on Monday, 23, 2020.
2611 Liberty Hill Rd., Camden, SC
Back Parking Lot, of Kershaw County Mental Health
Testing is *available on Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays, 8:30am – 5:00pm, *unless otherwise noted.
*Camden testing site will be closed May 25

ALL TESTING SITES DETAILS
All Sandhills Medical testing sites, Camden, McBee & Pageland, are open to the general public, but everyone must have an appointment. A new type of test is now being utilized as 5/4 that is not as uncomfortable as older type. This new test swab is very similar to a flu test.
PHONE LINE: Call 1- 877-529-4339 to register and for appropriate screening.
Phone lines are open Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm

*TESTING AVAILABLE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST

PROCESS: Call 1- 877-529-4339 to register, for appropriate screening, and instructions & directions.
Depending on screening, you will be scheduled an appointment.
You will drive to the testing area for additional screening, and tested for COVID-19 while remaining in your vehicle.
Your results will be available in 1 to 3 days. A clinician or nurse will call you with your results.
You will be provided additional information about COVID-19 and a self-monitoring sheet to check fever and symptoms daily.
You will need to self-quarantine until your results return.

BILLING:
Central registration will take insurance information from patients over the phone; no billing will be conducted on-site.
No co-pays or deductibles will be charged.
Testing will be free for uninsured patients.

NUMBERS
The below table contains the cumulative number of COVID-19 test performed, results returned thus far, and positive results. The table includes the numbers for each of Sandhills Medical offices and the drive-thru testing sites.

As of 5/21TestedResultedPositive
Camden
(Drive-thru testing)
66262060
McBee (Drive-thru)76762
Pageland (Drive-thru)96781
Lugoff46453
Jefferson440
McBee770
Ruby440
Sumter12110
Kershaw220

Sandhills Medical Foundation, Inc. Virtual Care (Telehealth)

In response to COVID-19 and to continue to provide quality, accessible care to our patients, Sandhills Medical Foundation has launched a Virtual Care platform. Patients can connect through internet connection to their clinician at the time of their appointment from the comfort and safety of their home. Please click here to virtually visit Sandhills Medical Foundation, Inc.

More information on resources for those experiencing symptoms:

Please contact your medical provider or health department if you are experiencing a cough, fever, and shortness of breath, or flu like symptoms prior to leaving your home.
You may click here to contact MUSC.care for virtual care.

General COVID-19 Information

Visit https://www.kershaw.sc.gov/our-county/coronavirus or https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html