Lexington Medical Center

Bomb threat investigated at Lexington Medical Center offices

A bomb threat was reported at Lexington Medical Center, Wednesday. The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department and the Lexington Medical Center Public Safety Department investigated it. An “All Clear” was issued after 3 p.m. Wednesday. The bomb threat came via a phone call to a physician’s practice in Lexington Park 2, at 146 East Hospital Drive […]

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Lexington Medical Center, USC form a partnership, 2 new facilities to be built in West Columbia

Lexington Medical Center has announced a partnership with the University of South Carolina. The two are forming the union to combat a nursing nursing shortage and to increase the number of primary care physicians. Lexington Medical Center will build a 50,000-square-foot state-of-the-art nursing simulation center and teaching space on the hospital’s campus to provide clinical […]

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Number of COVID cases declining at Lexington Medical Center

The number of COVID-19 cases are declining, according to data posted on Lexington Medical Center’s Facebook page. The number of patients hospitalized with COVID on Friday (Feb. 3) was 129. The hospital reported 135 patients with COVID on Monday (Jan. 31.) There were 147 in the hospital with COVID on Jan. 27 and 138 on […]

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Trend in COVID cases at Lexington Medical Center shows a decline

There was a spike of COVID-19 cases treated at Lexington Medical Center in January. But the number of COVID are, for the most part, declining at Lexington Medical Center since Jan. 25. The number of COVID patients at the hospital with COVID last Tuesday (Jan. 25) was 149. On Wednesday that number was 144. The […]

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New Murphy USA retail gas station coming to Sunset Boulevard

Work crews are on the site of a new Murphy USA gas station in the 2900 block of Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia. The new gas station is in the West Columbia City Council District of Councilman Jimmy Brooks. “A new gas station is a good use of the property,” Brooks said. The station is […]

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Positive COVID test number decreases at Lexington Medical Center

The number of positive COVID tests decreased from 48 percent to 44 percent, Lexington Medical Center reported Friday. On Thursday, 1,729 COVID tests were performed and and 44 percent were positive. On Wednesday, 2,111 tests were performed and 48 percent of those came back positive. The number of COVID patients hospitalized at LMC was 112 […]

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Lexington Medical Center reporting a surge in COVID cases

Lexington Medical Center is reporting a surge in COVID-19 cases. There were 98 hospitalized with COVID listed as the cause, Tuesday and 21 in ICU with it, according to LMC. The hospital is urging the use of masks and maintaining social distance when possible. It has also published a link with information about COVID-19 testing […]

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Indicators show a decline in COVID at the hospital, and in schools in West Columbia

Recent COVID case numbers are on the decline Lexington Medical Center President and CEO Tod Augsburger addressed West Columbia City Council last week. He said that COVID cases have declined dramatically. By Friday (Oct. 8) there were less than 50 patients at LMC with COVID. On Aug. 26, there were 195 hospitalized at LMC with […]

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