Palmetto Health hospitals received an influx of patients from an Amtrak train accident in Cayce, South Carolina, on Sunday, Feb. 4. Palmetto Health hospitals' patient count has been updated. The thoughts of all our team members are with the family and friends of those injured in this accident.
Monday, February 5, 2018, 11 a.m. update:
Sunday, February 4, 2018, 1:47 p.m. update:
The total number of patients has been adjusted at each hospital. Palmetto Health received 62 patients: 59 adults and 3 children. Patient count and conditions at the hospitals include:
Palmetto Health continues to coordinate with local authorities, Amtrak and the American Red Cross to assist these families in any way possible. Special thanks to everyone who stepped up to help assist in this emergency.