The health system, the largest provider of the vaccines, will make use of Greenville's former K-Mart store in Dunean as a large-scale site to administer doses to eligible people.
The demand for vaccines on the first day of availability to seniors far exceeds supply as Prisma Health officials urge patience.
In a Jan. 4 Freedom of Information Act request, The Post and Courier asked for documentation to back up the claim from Greenville County Schools that sending kids back to school could mitigate the spread of coronavirus.
Greenville First Steps, in partnership with Connect 4 Good, euphoria, Table 301, Metro by T-Mobile, and GreenvilleParents.com, hosted a virtual cook-along
Prisma Health is calling in medics with the SC National Guard and personnel from the state Emergency Management Division to help staff a unit at Laurens County Hospital for those recovering from COVID-19.
An assistant state epidemiologist with DHEC said that community spread of the disease should stop once 70 percent of the population has acquired immunity.
An Upstate nonprofit is working to provide an opioid overdose reversal drug, and training in how to administer it, to businesses across South Carolina where overdoses commonly occur.
Upstate medical leaders begged residents to cancel gatherings for New Year’s Eve to stem the tide of cases they fear will overwhelm already-taxed medical workers, while the city of Greenville vowed to enforce mask and alcohol rules.
The vaccinations started at 10 a.m. Monday with more than 120 set to be administered. Each vial of the vaccine contains 10 doses, and the CVS team spent about an hour laying out paperwork and medical supplies before lining up residents and staff for their shots.
Hospitals could be overwhelmed by the first few weeks after the long-awaited end of 2020, leaders of each major Upstate hospital system said Monday in a joint conference pleading with the public to sacrifice traditional holiday gatherings.
The city of Fountain Inn alerted parents via email and asked the public to let anyone who participated in the "Sensory Santa" event know of the Santa's positive test.
Clemson University, which hired Rymedi in September to handle its coronavirus testing data, was able to catch and contain hundreds of positive cases on the university’s campus with the Greenville company's technology.
The shelter — previously an adolescent rehab center but closed since April because of the coronavirus epidemic — will house up to 32 people experiencing homelessness who are infected with coronavirus.
As coronavirus cases surge across the Upstate and threaten to close some Greenville County Schools facilities, the district announced its high school students will almost double the amount of time they spend in the classroom.
In Spartanburg County, more than 93 percent of hospital beds were occupied as of late Monday night, according to the state Department of Health and Environmental Control. With Christmas on the horizon, experts worry indoor gatherings will only make matters worse.
Older and disabled residents who qualify for homeowners exemptions would pay significantly more for sewer if Greenville County Council approves consolidation Tuesday.
Prisma Health, Bon Secours St. Francis and Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System all reported they were receiving thousands of doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday.
The city of Greenville extended its mask requirements as one of the Upstate's chief medical professionals asked for pressure on county leaders to enact similar rules.
At least one Upstate hospital said it expects to receive doses of the COVID-19 vaccine this week. Others were not yet ready to provide information about the rollout.
On Tuesday, Bon Secours broke ground on the 41,450-square-foot medical facility on Simpsonville's Grandview Road. The pandemic set the timeline back about six months but completion is slotted for the end of 2021.
This move by the state's largest school district means that all responsibility for the attendance plans and daily work schedules of about 80,000 people lies in the hands of a single person.
Six sewer districts in Greenville County have until March 31 to willingly transfer their sewer to a seventh, unified system or they would lose control of their fire departments.
South Carolina's largest community provider of naloxone has quadrupled its distribution of the opioid overdose reversal drug as the pandemic rages on.
With federal officials signaling the first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine will be available by mid-December, hospitals and officials in the Upstate and around South Carolina are preparing.
Greenville County Council will discuss a resolution in support of wearing face masks to limit the spread of coronavirus. It stops well short of a mask mandate.
The department bought 127 of the units in September, enough to equip every cruiser in the agency. The compact machines can diagnose a variety of potentially deadly cardiac conditions and guide the operator on how best to treat them.
Kinder Morgan agreed to pay $1.5 million as part of settlement to help Anderson and Abbeville counties in the wake of a 2014 pipeline break that spilled 369,000 gallons of gas into a stream, surrounding soil and groundwater.
Upstate health officials are concerned about a dramatic spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations after Thanksgiving. The state Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 1,374 new positive cases on Monday, and Greenville County led the way with 218.
Public health officials say college students and others should get a coronavirus test before Thanksgiving travel and families should limit gatherings this year as Upstate and nationwide cases soar.
Greenville County middle schoolers will return to full-time, in-person instruction as coronavirus cases reach record levels. The district said its safety protocols have proven effective but warned a continued virus spike could cause plans to be scrapped.
In lawsuit that tested legality of Gov. Henry McMaster's continuing executive orders during the coronavirus pandemic, circuit court judge rules against Ike's Korner Grille, whose owner refused to require masks.
Coronavirus, systemic racism, election add compounding stressors as Greenville County seeks to use CARES Act money to provide help for mental health services in Greenville.
Gateway House recently opened a 20,000-square-foot, Tudor-style center on a main corridor into downtown Greenville. It is committed to services for the mentally ill, and Gateway's leaders want everyone to see it.
Those in the community should get tested for the coronavirus at least once a month and before traveling, the state health department said.
Coronavirus infection data among two groups of people at Greenville County Schools — students and employees — tell very different stories.
As the coronavirus continues to spread in South Carolina, the first responders dealing with it on the frontlines face heightened levels of stress.
The break begins Nov. 25. When the final two weeks of classes for the semester resume on Nov. 30, they will be all online. Students will submit their final exams online as well.
Clemson officials know at least 4,379 students have been infected. But the rate of positive tests has dropped steadily in October and now is far less than the statewide average.
With more than 8,000 customers behind on power bills amid coronavirus pandemic, United Way received $1.2 million in CARES Act money from Greenville County.
John Fleming said everyone is balancing the risk of exposure to coronavirus against the risks that come with isolation — depression, substance abuse and, if avoiding doctors' offices, a late diagnosis on other serious illnesses.
The city of Greenville will try to offer a holiday experience through the continuation of its popular Saturday downtown farmer's market.
School board members, who have heretofore overwhelmingly supported Royster on the district’s back-to-school plan, signaled Tuesday that they want to see progress toward full attendance for all.
The city of Greenville was the first municipality in South Carolina to enact mask requirements last summer, but now has expanded the laws beyond grocery stores and pharmacies.
New coronavirus student cases spiked from zero to 49 in a week at Presbyterian College in Clinton. Now one college that didn't offer online classes is forced to go virtual for the next two weeks.
A needlepoint bipolar ionization system will be installed in the facility's 38 air handlers using $277,000 in federal CARES Act money the theater received from Greenville County. The Peace Center could host smaller musical acts in its theaters by December but first needed to make building improvements to create a safe event space.
The district's announcement comes after some parents have complained on social media and at school board meetings that their youngest children needed socialization with other kids and face-to-face instruction with teachers. The rollout will happen by grade level and be complete by early November.
Attendees must pre-register for virtual forum of Greenville County Council candidates hosted Wednesday by several Greenville County organizations.
Hours before news broke that President Donald Trump tested positive for coronavirus, an aide to Dr. John Fleming, a member of the White House coronavirus task force since April, reached out to The Post and Courier to schedule an interview. On Friday morning, the interview was postponed.
With flu season approaching, and against the backdrop of the lingering spread of coronavirus, federal, state and local health organizations are strongly encouraging the seasonal flu vaccine for anyone older than 6 months.
Furman released a statement Wednesday saying nearly 60 percent of those attending the pair of Kappa Alpha parties were infected with COVID-19.
By Friday, 8 Furman students were known to be infected at the frat parties. That number increased to 29 on Monday, and the university is still investigating.
As Clemson University's first day of in-person classes approaches, city police have begun enforcing a mask ordinance passed by City Council about two months ago.