The town of Summerville has agreed to dismiss two mask ordinance citations against a downtown restaurant. Town officials say Off The Chain Sandwich Shoppe became the first business to receive a citation for violating the town’s mask mandate on Dec. 31.
As healthcare systems ramp up COVID vaccine distributions, some hospitals are calling on community members with prior medical or data gathering experience to help. Tidelands Health officials are opening about 50 temporary positions.
The South Carolina Department of Education is “strongly recommending” local school districts use federal dollars from the CARES Act’s Elementary and Secondary Emergency Relief Fund to cover employees’ emergency paid leave because of COVID-19.
A shortage of nurses and doctors in South Carolina who are specially trained to conduct forensic exams on sexual assault survivors has some victim advocates worried that rapists are going unpunished because survivors don’t have access to the resources they need to pursue justice.
A Dorchester County long-term care facility for people with disabilities failed to follow infection control procedures amid an ongoing COVID outbreak among residents and workers, according to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.
Nearly 3,000 more Charleston County students received at least one “F” on their report card during the first nine weeks compared to last school year, according to new data from the Charleston County School District.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control will not identify which medical facilities will receive the COVID-19 vaccines at this time, citing physical and cyber security concerns.
New data shows the number of students failing at least one class in Berkeley County has more than doubled during the first quarter of this unusual school year, compared to the same time period last year.
The Food and Drug Administration warns the antigen tests used to detect COVID-19 can produce false positive results. The tests are often available as “rapid” tests, and they can produce results within about 15 minutes.
A Charleston County man is taking his case against the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office to federal court. Richard Smith originally filed his complaint in the Charleston County Court of Common Pleas in September; however, his claims were moved to federal court on Nov. 6.