Across the country coronavirus numbers continue to increase inside nursing homes and assisted living facilities. A center in Hanahan remains one of hardest hit in South Carolina.
On April 21, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced that a care facility in Hanahan, had 57 patients or staff test positive for COVID-19. A sister o…
Following the new “Work-or-Home” orders released by Governor Henry McMaster the public has been wanting some clarification from local law enforcement. Both Berkeley and Dorchester County dispa…
South Carolina issued a stay-at-home order on Monday, the last state east of the Mississippi River to tell residents they must limit their travel during the coronavirus outbreak.
South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster issued Executive Order 2020-16, which orders the closure of all public access points to the state’s beaches, as well as closure of all public boat ramps,…
The Berkeley Independent is offering local businesses a free webinar about how they can effectively market their products and services during a crisis.
Trident Health has made changes to its visiting hours as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads throughout the Lowcountry.
“May you live in interesting times.” There is some dispute over the origin of this particular saying but, dispute or not, we are here. The coronavirus which has been active in China over the l…
U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) released the statement below regarding COVID-19 legislation passed by the U.S. Senate today.
A patient at the Summerville Medical Center has tested positive for the coronavirus, Trident Health officials said. The new case brings South Carolina’s total to 48 cases in 14 counties.
In South Carolina, many major public colleges are extending spring break and advising students to avoid campus if possible. Many others are ramping up efforts to switch to online learning to continue instruction in case campus is closed long-term.
Health officials have been crystal clear that the new coronavirus poses the greatest threat to the elderly. And given 26 people have died as of Wednesday night at a long-term care facility in Washington state where coronavirus spread, all nursing homes and assisted living facilities are on high alert.
The NCAA Women’s Tournament has been canceled due to the outbreak of coronavirus, leaving one of South Carolina's greatest seasons a “what-if.”
British Airways' upcoming flights between London and Charleston are still on schedule amid the 30-day travel ban from Europe. The ban does not affect the United Kingdom. Meanwhile, Charleston International expects March passenger numbers to be down because of the effect of the coronavirus on airline travel.
Drive-thru sample collection for coronavirus testing is now available at the Medical University of South Carolina.