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While Tidelands Health is celebrating a record-breaking allotment of the COVID-19 vaccine for the coming days, Conway Medical Center will receive 80 percent less than its counterparts. Meanwhile, Coastal Carolina is opening itself up for on-campus events with a change in its operating plan.

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McLeod Health announced on Feb. 23 that it will be holding a mass COVID-19 vaccination event at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center on March 2-3 that will make 5,000 does available to those that meet the Phase 1A criteria.

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In a conversation with the Post and Courier, Georgetown County School District Superintendent Keith Price said he would support a proposal to the school board for middle and high school students to shift to Hybrid+ learning, so long as the schools are able to have five key health mitigation strategies in place.

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Amid 'frustrated' teachers and upset parents over the return of full-time, in-person instruction, The Post and Courier Myrtle Beach has exclusively obtained a petition that will debut on Feb. 4, with Horry County Schools teachers calling for the immediate end to plexiglass installation on middle and high school campuses due to concerns over who is doing the work.

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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.

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Horry County Schools is facing another controversy after it asked a teacher to remove a video from her personal Facebook feed, with the content dealing with the installation of plexiglass in elementary schools. In addition, the district is facing an angry community group after its call to stay virtual went unheard.

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As students and teachers began their second week of COVID-19-related remote learning on Monday, Horry County Schools did not reveal what type of instruction will be in place on Jan. 19, leaving 30,000-plus hybrid students in flux and families with less than a week to make adjustments either way.

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John Poston, vice chairman for the Horry County Board of Education and District 8 representative, is hospitalized and on a ventilator due to COVID-19, according to board Chairman Ken Richardson.

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Horry County Schools announced Sunday morning that all winter sports games have been postponed until Jan. 19, while practices will be put on hold until Jan. 11.

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Christmas came a bit early for the Lakes at Litchfield retirement community, even if the gift was a bit delayed in delivery. On Monday morning, workers and residents received the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, with nearly 200 doses arriving in Pawleys Island for CVS Health to administer.

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Tidelands Health reported on Tuesday that it had 62 COVID-19 inpatients at its two hospitals, setting the single-day record. It also set off alarm bells that despite the Pfizer vaccine being administered locally, the holidays pose a threat to make the hill that medical professionals are climbing much steeper.

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A day after Conway Medical Center made history by injecting five staff members with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, a sobering report from the area’s hospitals points to the continuing rise of COVID-19 throughout both Horry and Georgetown counties — including a hospital chain at 114 percent capacity.

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The 975 doses of the Pfizer vaccine came via UPS at 8:15 a.m. Monday morning, with Conway Medical Center scurrying to have five members of its medical team get the first doses amid a small crowd of media and hospital brass, with eyes smiling throughout the room.

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As thousands in Horry County and throughout South Carolina reconsider their method of school instruction prior to the second semester, medical experts are casting a wide net in questioning the effectiveness of plexiglass.

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