Coronavirus & vaccination update in South Carolina

  October 14, 2021

Updated Oct 14, 2021  The links provided below are updated regularly as information becomes available. Keep checking back here for updates. Latest SC Data (Oct 14, 2021) SC Demographic Data…

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Wells Fargo announces nearly $3 million in grants to CDFIs to help minority-owned businesses in South Carolina recover

  October 1, 2021

Wells Fargo and South Carolina Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette announced nearly $3 million in grants to Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), including CommunityWorks, the South Carolina Community Loan Fund and…

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City of Clinton to Host Blood Drive

  September 7, 2021

The City of Clinton will host another blood drive on Friday, September 10th at their W. Main parking lot. If you are able to donate, please consider doing so. Blood…

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Superintendent of Education Imposes Mask Mandate on Buses

  August 30, 2021

In a memo received from the South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) on Thursday, August 26, 2021, Laurens County School Districts learned of a mandate that took effect on Monday,…

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Prisma Health limits visitation due to surge in COVID-19 infections

  August 9, 2021

GREENVILLE, S.C.—Prisma Health will limit visitation at all hospital and clinical facilities starting Monday, Aug. 9, due to the increasing rate of COVID-19 infections. Adult inpatients, outpatients and ambulatory pediatric…

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Memorial service to honor those lost to COVID-19

  July 12, 2021

A public memorial service will pay tribute to Richland County residents lost as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The service will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 15 outside…

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Free Covid-19 vaccine clinic at St. John’s High School

  June 9, 2021

Shifa Clinic, Charleston County School District and Barrier Island Free Medical Clinic, in cooperation with the City of Charleston and the Latinx Advisory Council/Office of the Mayor, are sponsoring a…

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At Long Last: South Carolina Passes COVID-19 Liability Immunity

  May 5, 2021

By Brittany Clark Employment and Labor Law Associate On April 28, 2021, Gov. Henry McMaster signed South Carolina’s COVID-19 Liability Immunity Act into law.  The state’s employers will now have…

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Chernoff Newman honored for public relations work during COVID-19

  May 3, 2021

The South Carolina Chapter of Public Relations Society of America (SCPRSA) awarded Chernoff Newman with four Mercury Award of Merits during the 2020 Mercury Awards on Thursday, April 29, 2021.…

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What is Normal Anyway?

  April 28, 2021

By Amy Coward   Back to normal. What does that even mean? We’re slowly stepping off the wild ride of COVD-19 on the other side and do we even know…

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Councilmembers team up to help distribute COVID-19 vaccine

  April 21, 2021

Richland County Councilmembers Gretchen Barron, Jesica Mackey, Derrek Pugh and Overture Walker are partnering with statewide elected officials to hold three vaccine clinics later this month in Northeast Richland. The…

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PC Pharmacy School now administering COVID vaccinations

  April 18, 2021

Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy Wellness Center is an approved COVID-19 vaccine provider and is now scheduling appointments for the public on select days. Anyone 18+ who meets the criteria…

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AFP Central Carolina chapter to host corporate panel, April 15th

  April 14, 2021

Tomorrow, April 15th at 12 noon join the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Central Carolina for an engaging panel featuring business sector leaders sharing how their giving priorities have shifted…

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IMPH releases fourth report on the impact of COVID-19 policy actions

  April 7, 2021

Over the past year, the South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health (IMPH) and the North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM) have jointly monitored state and federal actions that…

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