FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 20, 2013
The Order directs the clinic to immediately cease and desist all manner of invasive procedures pending DHEC's investigation. Further, the clinic must provide access to the building; clinic records and employees; and patient information as requested.
All patients who received injections at the clinic on February 7 and 21, 2013, are being notified by DHEC via telephone this evening (May 20, 2013). The list includes twenty-three (23) potential at-risk patients who have been identified through records at the clinic.
The patients notified by DHEC are being asked to go to the Northwoods Health Clinic to have their blood tested for hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV.
Northwoods Health Clinic
2070 Northbrook Blvd. #A-20
N. Charleston, SC 29406
Phone: (843) 953-4300
For more information on hepatitis B: http://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/B/index.htm
For media inquiries:
Jim Beasley – (803) 898-7769