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Published on January 07, 2022

Omicron variant, boosters, testing: Get your COVID-19 questions answered by Tidelands Health physicians during help line at WBTW News13

Get your COVID-19 questions about Omicron, boosters, testing and more answered personally by Tidelands Health physicians during a phone help line organized by the health system and WBTW News13.

logo - Tidelands Health with MUSC HealthCommunity members who want to speak directly with a physician can tune in to WBTW News13 on Tuesday for the 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts. The call-in number will be visible on screen during the newscast. The broadcast can also be viewed online at

“The latest COVID-19 surge fueled by the Omicron variant has prompted lots of questions in our community,” said Dr. Gerald Harmon, vice president of medical affairs at Tidelands Health. “The help line offers a unique opportunity for community members to get their specific questions answered personally by me or another one of our physicians. The help line is just another avenue for our team to share accurate, reliable information to help our community have the facts and make the best decisions during this pandemic.”

This is the fourth help line offered by Tidelands Health and WBTW since the start of the pandemic to answer questions about COVID-19.


Tidelands Health is the region’s largest health care provider and MUSC Health affiliate, serving the Carolinas at four hospitals and more than 60 outpatient locations. More than 2,500 employee, physician and volunteer partners work side by side with our communities to transform the health of our region – promoting wellness, preventing illness, encouraging recovery and restoring health.