PSTA statement on vaccine Phase 1b

  March 2, 2021

This morning, Governor McMaster announced South Carolina will transition to Phase 1b in the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. This is an exciting moment as it marks another important milestone…

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Coronavirus outbreak in South Carolina – updated information here

  March 2, 2021

Updated March 2, 2021  The links provided below are updated regularly as information becomes available. Keep checking back here for updates. Latest SC Data (March 2, 2021) South Carolina to…

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Laurens County Sheriff’s Office to Host Blood Drive

  March 1, 2021

The Blood Connection will be at the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office on Friday, March 12th from 9AM to 1PM. All donors will be screened for COVID 19 antibodies after every…

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EPIC and WellSpent Southeast adds two LaunchGVL interns

  February 26, 2021

With the help of LaunchGVL, EPIC and WellSpent Southeast have selected two local high school students to be six-week interns to help enhance student understanding on the importance of healthcare…

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Trouble Sleeping? Wear Socks to Bed  

  February 24, 2021

The struggle is real. Millions of people have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep. Sleep is a vital part of our life and much needed to stay healthy and be…

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Vikor Scientific and Quantgene partner to launch SerenityTM – ground-breaking advancement in precision genomics, personalized medicine

  February 19, 2021

Vikor Scientific, a South Carolina-based leading, molecular diagnostics company headquartered in Charleston, S.C. with a rapidly expanding nationwide footprint, has announced a strategic investment in California-based Quantgene Inc. to accelerate…

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Periodontal Disease and COVID-19?

  February 17, 2021

What is Periodontal Disease? You may have heard the term “periodontal disease” or “gum disease” at your dental office before. Periodontal disease is defined as serious infection and inflammation of…

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Lowcountry Women’s Specialists joins Unified Women’s Healthcare

  February 11, 2021

Lowcountry Women’s Specialists has joined Unified Women’s Healthcare, the leading physician practice management company dedicated exclusively to women’s healthcare. The Summerville-based practice joins the 13-state Unified Women’s Healthcare network, furthering…

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First Dentist Vaccinates

  February 10, 2021

Kassidy Wolfe, DMD became the first dentist in South Carolina to administer the COVID-19 vaccine as part of Prisma Health – Midlands’ Phase 1a distribution at Gamecock Park in Columbia…

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S.C. Senate confirms Dr. Edward Simmer to lead DHEC

  February 7, 2021

The S.C. Senate confirmed Dr. Edward Simmer, MD, MPH as the director of the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC). “We are grateful to the Senate for confirming…

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S.C. Senate confirms Dr. Edward Simmer to lead DHEC

  February 4, 2021

Today, the S.C. Senate confirmed Dr. Edward Simmer, MD, MPH as the director of the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC). “We are grateful to the Senate for…

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Richland County Sheriff’s Dept. hosts Valentine Blood Drive

  February 4, 2021

By W. Thomas Smith Jr. The Richland County Sheriff’s Dept. (RCSD) in partnership with The Blood Connection (TBC) will host a VALENTINE BLOOD DRIVE, Fri., Feb. 12, from 7:00 a.m.…

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South Carolinians aged 65 and older can schedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments beginning Monday, February 8

  February 3, 2021

Find a location accepting vaccine appointments near you at scdhec.gov/vaxlocator Governor Henry McMaster and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced that beginning Monday, February 8, any…

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