Health Care in Barnwell County Barnwell County has a variety of healthcare options locally and regionally. Barnwell County and Low Country Health Care are working together to provide an urgent care facility with extended hours on weeknights. Hospitals in Allendale, Aiken, Orangeburg, Columbia and Augusta (Ga.) are not far away for specialized care. Medshore provides ambulance services to get patients where they need to be for emergency or critical care. Medshore has substations located throughout the county for quicker response on scene by EMTs and paramedics.
Air Methods serves Barnwell County with helicopter transport and offers a special insurance package for Barnwell County residents to cover potential emergency transportation costs. Many Barnwell County firefighters also have first responder certification to offer additional emergency medical response. There are medical practices in Barnwell, Blackville and Williston, three nursing homes providing short and long-term services, specialists and a variety of public health organizations offering personalized care for both body and mind.
In case of an emergency, always dial 911
Axis 1 Center The county’s only provider of substance abuse treatment and prevention services. Help is available for individuals and families affected by substance abuse from newborns to adults. They also have a 24-hour crisis line and food bank for those who are in need of assistance. Director: Cheryl Azouri Long 1644 Jackson Street, Barnwell (803) 541-1245 - www.axis1.org
Laurel Baye Healthcare of Blackville 1612 Jones Bridge Road, Blackville (803) 284-4313
S.C. Department of Health & Environmental Control/ Barnwell County Health Department 11015 Ellenton Street, Barnwell Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday (803) 541-1061 Allendale/Barnwell Disabilities & Special Needs Board 20 Park Street, Barnwell Director: Brent Parker (803) 584-5050 Generations Unlimited Operates the Gail Reyes Senior Center in Barnwell and Golden Retreat Center in Blackville as well as the Local Motion transportation system. Director: Lisa Firmender 10915 Ellenton Street, Barnwell (803) 541-1249 16 • Information Please 2017 • The People-Sentinel
Laurel Baye Healthcare of Williston 5721 Springfield Road, Williston (803) 266-3229 PruittHealth - Barnwell 31 Wren Street, Barnwell (803) 259-5547
A guide to Barnwell County, SC