Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Cedar Crest Hospital & Residential Treatment Center to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Cedar Crest Hospital & Residential Treatment Center.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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Cedar Crest Staff

Sharice Milton, RMA, BS, CCHW

Executive Assistant

Sharice Milton is a native Texan, who resided in South Carolina for eighteen years and has over eighteen years of experience in the clinical field. She served as a licensed Registered Medical Assistant and Patient Service Representative in the specialty field of Cardiology for seven years, where her awareness of chronic disease prevention became relevant on a daily basis. Her experience includes a stent in Behavioral Health as an office manager for a clinic. Sharice completed her Bachelors of Science in Administration and Bible, at Columbia International University. Her hopes of serving those perplexed about health issues and living with health disparities in her surrounding community allowed her to return to the medical field. Laboring to educate and reinforce individuals with knowledge of the present health care system, Sharice willingly took on the task of assisting the University of South Carolina Department of Preventative Medicine as one of the pioneers for the Community Health Worker initiative in South Carolina in 2013. Contributing to the efforts of the Triple Aim Initiative and medical home networking, she diligently worked to promote health awareness and accountability by providing a link between healthcare providers and the community. Her vast knowledge and experience in the field led her to the Chronic Disease Prevention Winter Symposium where she educated providers on the importance of capacity building and the role of the Community Health Worker.  Her motto is:   “If you know better, you can choose to do better.”

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