Trident Medical Center (Charleston, S.C.) submitted a certificate of need (CON) to the state of South Carolina for a new hospital in Johns Island, S.C., according to the website

If approved, the hospital will include 40 medical/surgical stepdown beds, 10 intensive care unit (ICU) beds, 20 emergency department (ED) rooms, four operating rooms (ORs), and two endoscopy rooms.

The third floor would be designed for a future labor and delivery unit and nursery.