Elected officials, state epidemiologist speak on South Carolina’s path forward from pandemic July 16

 

STATEWIDE SOUTH CAROLINA – July 9, 2020 – Three of South Carolina’s leading elected officials will be joined by State Epidemiologist Dr. Linda Bell July 16 at 10 a.m. for…

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SC Institute of Medicine and Public Health announces new Executive Director

 

The South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health (IMPH) announced the appointment of Maya Pack as its new Executive Director, effective July 1, 2020. IMPH is an independent, nonpartisan,…

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UnitedHealthcare donates nearly $1 Million to nonprofits in South Carolina

 

Funding is part of UnitedHealthcare’s $12.3 million in Empowering Health grants focused on expanding access to care and addressing the social determinants of health for people in underserved communities COLUMBIA,…

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MBDA COVID-19 project launches website to assist minority-owned businesses

 

MBDA COVID-19 Project recently launched its comprehensive website to give minority-owned businesses information and resources to navigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The website, mbdacovid19project.com, also contains a chatbox that…

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Fact Forward receives funding from the Office of Population Affairs for three-year project

 

Fact Forward is one of 49 grantees to receive funding from the Office of Population Affairs (OPA) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Last week OPA awarded $56,300,000 to organizations across the country…

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Trident United Way awards $25,000 Community Engagement Grants

 

Thanks to generous donor support, people from across the Tri-County will benefit Trident United Way is proud to announce grants to eight groups totaling $25,000 that extend our ability to…

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Taiwan donates 92,000 surgical masks to the state of South Carolina

 

The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Atlanta (TECO) has donated 92,000 surgical masks to support South Carolina frontline medical personnel in the fight against COVID-19.  South Carolina state government agencies worked…

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Dr. Christensen joins Providence Health after distinguished military career

 

Providence Health announced the addition of Bryan L. Christensen, MD, FAAOC to the Providence Orthopedics practice. Dr. Christensen provides a full range of orthopedic services and care, specializing in joint…

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New Nephron-Methapharm collaboration improves health outcomes for respiratory patients

 

Partnership Reduces Barriers to Testing, Provides Top Quality to Customers Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation, one of the fastest-growing pharmaceuticals companies in the country, announced a new collaboration with Methapharm. As a…

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Coronavirus outbreak in South Carolina – updated information here

 

Updated July 8, 2020 at 9:01 pm The links provided below are updated regularly as information becomes available. Keep checking back here for updates. South Carolina Announces Latest COVID-19 Update…

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InteliChart partnership with PointClickCare brings family portal to senior care industry

 

FORT MILL, SC -InteliChart, a leader in patient-engagement technology, announced a partnership with PointClickCare, the leading cloud-based software vendor for the senior care industry. Senior care providers can now offer…

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AmbioPharm Inc. expands peptide production helping fight against Covid-19

 

NORTH AUGUSTA, SC – AmbioPharm Inc. a leading supplier of peptide active pharmaceutical ingredients has recently opened its new manufacturing and quality control facilities at its headquarters in South Carolina.…

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Nephron donates to Communities In Schools of the Midlands COVID-19 emergency fund

 

Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation, one of the fastest-growing pharmaceuticals companies in the nation, has donated $5,000 to the COVID-19 emergency fund established by Communities In Schools of the Midlands. Since schools…

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DHEC recommends residents stay safer at home for Fourth of July

 

More and more individuals who test positive participated in group gatherings  As the Fourth of July weekend approaches, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) recommends residents make…

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South Carolina medical manufacturing firm shifts production to overcome COVID-19 testing supply shortage

 

CPT Medical now a top producer of COVID-19 nasopharyngeal specimen collection kits with CDC recommended viral transport medium GREENVILLE, SC – Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, a large…

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AnMed Health

 

AnMed Health is located in Anderson, South Carolina. Facilities include AnMed Health Medical Center, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Cancer Center, Rehab Hospital and AnMed Health Cannon.

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1,291 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in South Carolina

 

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 1,291 new confirmed cases and 12 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, and 10 additional confirmed deaths. There are currently 832 hospital…

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University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences joins KIYATEC clinical study of test to predict pre-treatment response to ovarian cancer drugs

 

GREENVILLE, SC – KIYATEC, Inc. announced that the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has joined the growing roster of institutions participating…

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Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center names new chair

 

The Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center (KPIC) announced that James Lindsay Cobbs has been named chair for the center. In his role, Cobbs will focus on creating a regulatory affairs program…

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Nephron, UofSC work together to expand COVID-19 testing for Gamecock students, faculty, staff

 

Robotic Liquid Handler, Donated by Kennedys, Increases University’s Daily Test Capacity Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation and the University of South Carolina are working together to expand COVID-19 testing for the Gamecock…

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DHEC increases testing goals each month through end of the year

 

As positive cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 are on the rise in South Carolina, the state is increasing its goal of testing approximately 110,000 residents per month to 165,000…

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Unlikely partners come together to document, share how MUSC Health developed COVID-19 specimen collection site

 

In medicine and emergency operations alike, experienced practitioners pass down knowledge in a way that expands upon classroom learning. The established surgeon teaches the young resident who in turn teaches…

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KIYATEC advancing functional ex vivo 3D cell culture models

 

Key evidence to be presented at AACR 2020 GREENVILLE, SC – KIYATEC, Inc. announced that it will present data at the 2020 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting,…

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DHEC warns of increased cases of COVID-19 in youth and young adults, latest COVID-19 update

 

South Carolinians under the age of 30 are testing positive for COVID-19 in increasing numbers the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported today. As of today, 4,160 of…

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Nexton emerges as regional health, wellness hub

 

A growing number of hospital systems and health and wellness practitioners are opening state-of-the-art offices and facilities to serve Nexton, the most innovative community in South Carolina. From individual providers,…

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MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital achieves national rankings in annual U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals

 

MUSC SJCH only children’s hospital in South Carolina to be ranked New rankings from U.S. News & World Report’s (USNWR) 2020-21 Best Children’s Hospitals survey place the MUSC Shawn Jenkins…

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State, national leaders weigh in June 23rd on securing South Carolina’s future post-COVID in free public forum – June 23

 

Four leaders from the Palmetto State will be joined by a national expert on Infectious Disease June 23 at 10 a.m. for a free webinar discussion on leadership strategies to…

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AnMed Health allows support persons with patients

 

In light of the important role that support persons play in our patients’ care and overall wellbeing, AnMed Health will resume limited visitation for inpatients beginning Monday. Exceptions will continue…

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South Carolina announces latest COVID-19 update (June 15, 2020)

 

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 582 new cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and 2 additional deaths. This brings the total number of…

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MUSC Health biweekly COVID-19 report – June 12

 

At MUSC Health, the safety of patients, families, care team members, students, faculty and staff remains the number one priority. The MUSC Public Affairs and Media Relations (PAMR) department issues…

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AnMed Health offers free COVID-19 community testing

 

AnMed Health has partnered with the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and others to make free community testing available to those…

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MAKO Medical’s new patient portal offers “real time” COVID-19 test results

 

As employers in South Carolina and across the United States continue to reopen for business, they are looking for effective and time efficient ways to make sure their employees remain…

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MUSC Health biweekly COVID-19 report

 

At MUSC Health, the safety of patients, families, care team members, students, faculty and staff remains the number one priority. The MUSC Public Affairs and Media Relations (PAMR) department issues…

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Upstate Prosthodontics

 

We provide a caring, comfortable, and professional atmosphere. If you’re looking for a dentist who can help you achieve the smile of your dreams, we would like to invite you…

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Leading South Carolina laboratory, Premier Medical Laboratory Services, now providing COVID-19 antibody testing

 

GREENVILLE, SC – Premier Medical Laboratory Services, a commercial diagnostic laboratory is now expanding their COVID-19 testing portfolio by adding antibody testing to their offerings. With a recent increase in…

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SC DHEC: SC Cases by County & ZIP Code (COVID-19)

 

The latest confirmed and estimated COVID-19 cases by ZIP code are available here as an interactive display. The estimated cases represent possible cases based on evidence that for every known…

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Nephron to donate more than 100,000 bottles of hand sanitizer to UofSC

 

Kennedy: “No Matter How Tall the Challenge is, Gamecocks Step Up” Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation, one of the fastest-growing pharmaceuticals companies in the country, today announced it would donate more than…

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Fetter Health Care Network announces new mobile COVID-19 testing schedule throughout the Lowcountry

 

Fetter Health Care Network (FHCN) has announced new mobile COVID-19 testing dates throughout Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton and Dorchester counties. A local federally qualified community health center, FHCN has partnered with…

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New toll-free number provides hope for South Carolinians: Mental Health, Alcohol & Drug agencies launch statewide support line

 

The South Carolina Department of Mental Health (SCDMH), in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (DAODAS), has today launched a statewide support line…

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South Carolinians reminded to take actions to limit spread of COVID-19; Latest COVID-19 update

 

As restrictions are reduced by reopenings and South Carolinians return to their workplaces and participate in recreational activities that might involve crowds, DHEC continues to urge everyone to be vigilant…

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Lexington Medical Center and DHEC continue to offer free COVID-19 testing

 

At the request of Senator Nikki Setzler and Reverend Dr. Charles B. Jackson Sr., Lexington Medical Center and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control are working together to provide free COVID-19…

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SETi to Start Online Sales for Surface Disinfection Device and Portable Air Purifier with Violeds Technology to Enable Disinfection of New Coronavirus

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc. (“SETi”), the World’s first compound semiconductor for UV LED solutions (Violeds) and Seoul Viosys (KOSDAQ: 092190)’ subsidiary, announced that it launches portable air…

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MUSC Health biweekly COVID-19 report – June 1, 2020

 

At MUSC Health, the safety of patients, families, care team members, students, faculty and staff remains the number one priority. The MUSC Public Affairs and Media Relations (PAMR) department issues…

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DHEC surpasses goal to test 110,000 South Carolinians in May

 

The Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced that 110,316 tests for COVID-19 have been performed in South Carolina since May 1. Earlier this month, DHEC and its…

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Stephen Colbert encourages South Carolinians to #StaySCStrong

 

Stephen Colbert joined the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today to encourage South Carolinians to continue to do their part to help slow the spread of…

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Fetter Health Care Network receives emergency grant from Direct Relief

 

Fetter Health Care Network (FHCN) announced an infusion of $50,000 in emergency grant funding from the medical aid organization Direct Relief, in partnership with the National Association of Community Health…

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“Best in Show” Mercury Award presented to Prisma Health Midlands Foundation

 

The Public Relations team at Prisma Health Midlands Foundation was recently recognized with a top award by the South Carolina Chapter of Public Relations Society of America (SCPRSA) at the…

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