Help for Upstate visitors seeking healthcare

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Sept. 11, 2017)—Greenville Health System (GHS) has seen an increase in visitors needing after hours or urgent care. Some of these visitors are people traveling away from areas being impacted by Hurricane Irma, and many people are seeking help managing chronic diseases, like diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma and arthritis.

GHS asks anyone seeking help for medical conditions that are not emergencies to call 1-844-447-3627. Those seeking care will be paired with the most appropriate providers. This will ensure that emergency rooms can respond to emergencies as efficiently as possible.

Other GHS resources available to help visitors to the Upstate include:

  • GHS SmartExam, an online tool that connects users with a GHS care provider. Patients can receive a diagnosis, treatment plan and if necessary, a prescription, for a number of common conditions, including bladder or urinary tract infections, coughs, common colds, allergies, sore throats and sinus infections. Parents can also use the tool for minor care illnesses that children experience. A $20 consultation fee is required.
  • Children’s Hospital After-hours Care, 890 S. Pleasantburg Drive, Greenville, can see pediatric patients Monday-Thursday from 6-10 p.m. and 1-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Call (864) 271-3681 for an appointment.
  • Children’s Hospital Spartanburg Night Clinic, 201 E. Broad St., Suite 210, Spartanburg, can see pediatric patients Monday-Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. and 2-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Call (864) 804-6998 for an appointment.
  • MD360 Convenient Care locations can provide nonemergency care for adults and pediatric patients in Greenville, Spartanburg and Pickens counties. MD360 locations are open Monday-Friday from 6 a.m.-10 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday from noon-6 p.m.
  • Mountain Lakes Community Care provides nonemergency care for adults and pediatric patients in Seneca Monday-Saturday from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
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