From limited internet, to educating people about various vaccines for the coronavirus, healthcare systems in rural parts of South Carolina are pushing to find effective ways to give out as many coronavirus vaccines as they can.
Federal Correctional Institution Williamsburg in the Salters area is currently reporting 35 coronavirus cases among employees, according to the U.S. Department of Justice’s Federal Bureau of Prisons COVID-19 database.
The president of a union representing employees of a federal prison in Williamsburg County is accusing the facility’s leadership of making a decision that led to skyrocketing COVID-19 cases behind bars.
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.
The Williamsburg County School District says Kingstree area schools are going virtual due to COVID-19 and all Williamsburg County schools will switch to a virtual learning pathway the first week back from winter break.