Dentists—Consult Atlantic Dental Associates, in 61 West Building, 1483 Tobias Gadson Blvd., Ste. 105 (tel. 843/556-3838;

Doctors & Hospitals—For a physician referral or 24-hour emergency-room treatment, contact Roper Hospital, 316 Calhoun St. (tel. 843/724-2000;, or Doctor's Care (tel. 843/556-5585; for the names of local walk-in clinics. Other local hospitals operating 24-hour emergency rooms include East Cooper Medical Center, 2000 Hospital Dr., Mount Pleasant (tel. 843/881-0100;, and Medical University of South Carolina, 171 Ashley Ave. (tel. 843/792-2300;

Emergencies—In an emergency, dial tel. 911. If the situation isn't life threatening, call tel. 843-743-7200 for the fire department and the police.

Pharmacies—Try CVS Pharmacy, 59 George St., Downtown (tel. 843/720-8523), open Monday to Friday 8am to 10pm, Saturday 9am to 6pm, and Sunday 10am to 6pm (store open 24 hr.). The closest 24-hour CVS Pharmacy is in North Charleston at 5215 Ashley Phosphate Rd. (tel. 843/767-4500).

Post OfficeThe main post office is at 83 Broad St. (tel. 843/577-0688), open Monday to Friday 11:30am to 3:30pm. The East Bay branch, just north of Downtown at 557 E. Bay St. (tel. 800/275-877), is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, and Saturday 9:30am to 11:30am.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.