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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 9, 2017

S.C. Health Planning Committee schedules regional public hearings

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The South Carolina Health Planning Committee has scheduled regional public hearings regarding the draft 2017-2018 South Carolina Health Plan. These hearings will take place at the following times and locations:

Upstate
Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 10:00 a.m., Greenville Health Department, 200 University Ridge, Greenville, SC 29601;

Midlands
Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 10:00 a.m., Department of Health and Environmental Control Headquarters, Peeple's Auditorium, 2600 Bull Street, Columbia, SC 29201;

Pee Dee
Thursday, March 23, 2017, 10:00 a.m., Florence Health Department, 145 East Cheves Street, Florence, SC 29506;

Lowcountry
Friday, March 24, 2017, 10:00 a.m., Charleston County Public Library, 68 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC 29401, Main Auditorium.

The South Carolina Health Planning Committee invites public comment on the draft 2017-2018 South Carolina Health Plan from March 8, 2017 until 5:00 PM on April 7, 2017. Comments may be submitted in writing via e-mail to coninfo@dhec.sc.gov or mail to Certificate of Need Program, 2600 Bull Street, Columbia, SC 29201. Alternatively, comments may be presented in person at one of the regional hearings noted above.

The draft 2017-2018 South Carolina Health Plan shall be accessible beginning March 8, 2017 via the following link:

www.scdhec.gov/Health/FHPF/HealthFacilityRegulationsLicensing/CertificateOfNeed/.

For further information, please call (803) 545-4200.

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