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.
Georgetown County School District officials say there are 20 school nurses who are all encouraged to receive the coronavirus vaccine. The school district’s Lead Nurse Ashley McCall says the nurses are receiving them this week.
With Christmas just one week away, the latest data from the state health department shows the Lowcountry has the highest acute hospital bed occupancy in the state with the Tri-County over or nearing full capacity.
According to the District’s Covid-19 Dashboard, one student and one staff member tested positive for coronavirus.The 31 people in quarantine from the middle school were in close contact with someone who has the virus.
Officials with the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office arrested 41-year-old Erica Livingston who authorities said was off-duty when the incident occurred. She bonded out this morning with a $5,000 bond.
Georgetown County election officials are worried some mail-in absentee ballots may not be considered valid because of the US Supreme Court’s late decision to require a witness signature on return envelopes.