Turns out the COVID-19 vaccine clinic last week at Greenville Tech Charter High School was a mistake, but no one at the school is complaining. Most of the state's teachers are likely months away from being eligible.
CVS Health and Walgreens, the two pharmacy chains entrusted with vaccinating the country's long-term care facility residents, say they have completed the first round of COVID-19 vaccinations in nursing homes in South Carolina and nationwide.
Lawmakers in the South Carolina Senate voted to add exceptions for rape and incest to a bill that would ban most abortions in the state Tuesday, kicking off what is expected to be a multi-day debate on the measure.
Nobody wants to think about a medical emergency happening to them or their loved ones, but the fact is that illnesses and accidents can happen.
South Carolina's limited supply of COVID-19 vaccine doses could be distributed to each county based solely on how many people live there, if a policy tentatively adopted Tuesday becomes reality.
As South Carolina continues to record a high percentage of positive coronavirus tests, Charleston leaders are trying to expand testing with two easily accessible sites.
The latest round in the longtime fight between people in South Carolina who can afford to live at the beach and people who want to visit is over free beach parking.
A Senate subcommittee Tuesday unanimously approved a bill requiring local governments to get permission from the state before altering or changing any parking on state roads or blocking a road owned by South Carolina.
Gordon Bonner, 86, is just one of many hundreds of thousands of Britons toiling with grief because of the pandemic. With more than 2 million dead worldwide, people the world over are mourning loved ones, but the U.K.'s toll weighs particularly heavily: It is the smallest nation to pass the 100,000 mark.
District leaders will meet with teachers this week to consider changing the academic calendar so that students' last day of school falls sooner than the current June 18 end date.
At a Monday night school board meeting, district officials laid out plans for the full-time face-to-face return of students.
Horry County Schools announced on Monday night that as of Feb. 8, elementary school students will return to brick-and-mortar education full-time.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Monday appeared to boost his goal for coronavirus vaccinations in his first 100 days in office, suggesting the nation could soon be injecting 1.5 million shots on an average per day.
The House budget-writing committee advanced a bill Monday intending to speed up the process of getting available doses into arms, while recognizing the state's limited by its supply from the federal government
More than 60 industry associations, individual companies and advocacy groups petitioned S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster’s office to have their workforces inoculated in Phase 1 of the state’s vaccine rollout, according to documents obtained by The Post and Courier through an open records request. Many of them did wind up in Phase 1, the state’s vaccine plan shows.
The government's top infectious-disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, said the improvement in numbers around the country appears to reflect a "natural peaking and then plateauing" after a holiday surge, rather than the arrival of vaccines in mid-December.
Officials warned that students' failure to comply with the College of Charleston's COVID-19 safety protocol could lead to spring semester disruptions.
Horry County Schools teachers have taken exception to Helen Smith, the District 6 representative, after she seemed to minimize the challenges that have come with being an HCS Virtual teacher — a role thrust upon many due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Straining to handle record numbers of COVID-19 patients, hundreds of the nation's intensive care units are running out of space and supplies and competing to hire temporary traveling nurses at soaring rates. Many of the facilities are clustered in the South and West.
South Carolina lawmakers will revisit an age-old question this year: whether to cleave apart the Department of Health and Environmental Control.
Hospitals are supposed to be sharing more information about the prices they charge and negotiate with insurers under a new federal rule, but in South Carolina, many aren't yet complying.
Since the school year began, 6,000 K-12 students have attended South Carolina schools during their coronavirus infectious periods, according to the state's latest data.
Nearly a year to the day after the Chinese city of Wuhan went into lockdown to contain a virus that had already escaped, President Joe Biden began putting into effect a new war plan for fighting the outbreak in the U.S., Germany topped 50,000 deaths, and Britain closed in on 100,000.
An online one-stop-shop scheduling system for COVID-19 vaccine appointments in South Carolina should launch next week, replacing a nightmarish, several-step registration process even health officials refer to as a four-letter word
The city of Charleston issued 141 tickets for violation of the city’s mask ordinance over an 11-day period in January.
President Joe Biden plans to take executive action Friday to provide a stopgap measure of financial relief to millions of Americans while Congress begins to consider his much larger $1.9 trillion package to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Retail chains Aldi, Lidl, Trader Joe's and Dollar General have all recently announced plans to either pay employees or provide them paid hours off to get inoculated.
South Carolina's public health agency will decide next week how to distribute COVID-19 vaccine doses to health providers across the state, in an effort to fairly divide the limited supply and ensure access to rural residents
With a burst of executive orders, President Joe Biden served notice Thursday that the nation's COVID-19 response is under new management and he's demanding progress to reduce infections and lift the siege Americans have endured for nearly a year.
Drugmaker Eli Lilly said Thursday its antibody drug can prevent COVID-19 illness in residents and staff of nursing homes and other long-term care locations.
Now a new CDC director is arriving to a mammoth task: reasserting the agency while the pandemic is in its deadliest phase yet and the nation's largest-ever vaccination campaign is wracked by confusion and delays
Amid an anxious push to get help to some of the state's most vulnerable people, Roper St. Francis Healthcare opened a coronavirus vaccine drive-thru Wednesday next to the North Charleston Coliseum.
South Carolina has processed nearly 4.5 million coronavirus tests, with over 14,000 new results reported on Wednesday.
Hospitals are stepping up their efforts to vaccinate everyone else eligible in the first phase — which newly includes several thousand parents — even as appointments for doses continue to exceed what's actually available statewide.
The push to inoculate Americans against the coronavirus is hitting a roadblock: A number of states are reporting they are running out of vaccine, and tens of thousands of people who managed to get appointments for a first dose are seeing them canceled.
Among the medical outlets facing growing pressure to dole out COVID-19 vaccines from Gov. Henry McMaster, Tidelands Health says that nearly 34,000 individuals that are 70 years and older have signed up to receive the Pfizer vaccine since last Wednesday.
One of the Midlands' biggest funeral homes has rented a refrigerated trailer to ensure the deceased are "cared for properly" while it awaits the paperwork. A second mobile mortuary may be necessary if cremations can't proceed soon.
When asked whether they believed it was best for all instruction to be online during the pandemic, just over 50 percent of teachers surveyed disagreed.
Marlene Evans was in the middle of her third year teaching kindergarten at Virtus Academy, a public charter school in Florence County, when she contracted COVID-19 in early December.
No matter his first acts in the White House, the raging coronavirus pandemic could take another 100,000 American lives in his first month as president after crossing the grim marker of 400,000 deaths just minutes before President-elect Joe Biden began his trip to Washington. He inherits a country weary from 10 months of lockdowns and business closures, divided by attacks on public health professionals and tantalized by the promise of widespread vaccination that will take months to have much effect.
"The pandemic has highlighted the importance of being innovative and adaptive to what lies ahead," according to a statement from the not-for-profit College Board, which said it wanted to make the SAT more flexible and reduce the demands on students.
The governor toured two vaccine distribution sites on Tuesday — one in Myrtle Beach and one in North Charleston. The visits came after reports of hospitals, particularly in the Upstate, not devoting enough resources to vaccinating as many people as possible.
On Tuesday evening, Charleston was joining the country in mourning the Americans who've died after getting COVID-19.
It's hardly the grand entrance Joe Biden might have dreamed of. The president-elect is arriving in the nation's capital Tuesday, ready to assume power as the nation reels from the coronavirus pandemic, soaring unemployment and grave concerns about more violence as he prepares to take the oath of office.
The International Energy Agency says oil and gas companies aren't doing enough to reduce the release of methane, a potent source of planet-heating emissions, that is seeping out of pipelines and production plants.
Now, with the coronavirus raging, unemployment claims soaring and partisan divisions sharpening, Biden faces a fraught moment as he prepares to deliver a speech that aides say he wants to use to "call Americans to unity."
Publix is working with the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control to distribute COVID-19 vaccines at 42 of its pharmacies throughout the state.
Coronavirus deaths are rising in nearly two-thirds of American states as a winter surge pushes the overall toll toward 400,000 amid warnings that a new, highly contagious variant is taking hold.
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster threatened to use his executive powers to force the state's major hospitals to give more COVID-19 vaccines after most have administered two-thirds or less of their doses.
A $150,000 grant will help MUSC determine how many cancer patients turn to marijuana to ease symptoms related to their disease or treatment.