The ordinance will expire after 61 days.
Not many nurses can say they were students during a pandemic, helping to vaccinate the public against a novel disease. But 278 Clemson nursing students can make that claim — helping administer…
The city of Greenville is expected to extend its mask ordinance at a special-called meeting on April 8.
At the Greenville County Schools’ board of trustees meeting, parents and students from several high schools spoke of the need to address mental health.
Led by Dr. Yue “Sophie” Wang, the ambitious project combines robotics and medicine to ensure sterility, quality, safety and efficiency in pharmaceutical manufacturing.
Our nation’s seniors, including those in Greenville, have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic.
Prisma will expand patient visitation starting Wednesday, March 24.
Teachers will assign work for the day they are off to get their second doses.
Buses will be available to pick up students in the virtual program as long as the parent or guardian has completed the bus transportation survey in their Parent Backpack.
A year ago, they hunkered down for two weeks, max. That would be enough time to flatten the curve, they thought — everyone thought.
Households that earn either 50% or 80% of the area median income are also automatically eligible.
On most of testing days, students in brick-and-mortar schools will switch to e-learning.
See the list of Publix stores in Greenville County that are administering the vaccine
"We have a lot of people that want to go back to normal," GCS board member Angie Mosley said.
Prisma received 600 doses of the latest vaccine and expects another 600 soon.
“Modern-day society has never encountered anything quite like this, from the standpoint of how connected we are," says Dr. Wendell James, Prisma Health’s chief clinical officer.
Out of about 10,000 employees, about 6,100 signed up to receive the vaccine.
The college previously announced that the Buck Mickel Center at 216 S. Pleasantburg Drive in Greenville will also be used by DHEC as a COVID-19 vaccine clinic site.
Phase 1B will begin March 8, allowing those 55 and older to receive the vaccine among other groups.
Greenville County has received an additional $15.8 million from the federal government to help low-income households that are unable to pay rent and utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The…
On March 6, three mobile units will be out in the Upstate.
The recipients were from multiple states including New Jersey, New York and Florida.
Graduations for all 14 high schools are currently planned to take place between June 1-4 at the arena.
Greenville-based technology provider ScanSource is allowing its parking lot at 6 Logue Court in Greenville to be used for free COVID-19 testing.
Officials cautioned that mechanisms must be in place in case COVID-19 rates increase.
The funds would cover remediation costs for two years.
Prisma has been able to retrieve about six doses safely from each vaccine vial, which had been measured to have five doses in each, allowing it to have given out 142% of the doses the hospital…
Last fall, Lior Rennert and his team decided to look into pre-arrival testing before students came back to campus.
Drive-thrus are not just for ordering a quick lunch anymore.
The system also runs 11 hospital sites in the state.
Maria Aulenbacher, 111, received the vaccine along with her daughter and son-in-law.
Dr. Zac Sheorn is an emergency room physician at Bon Secours Hospital System.
University students are having to find alternatives to study abroad experiences they may have planned prior to the pandemic.
Officials at Prisma said this model could be replicated across the country if needed.
Vaccines are expected to be available at the Buck Mickel Center in late February.
Prisma delivered over 9,300 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in South Carolina on Jan. 21.
The school district will staff the virtual program based on the interest shown in this first open window.
The assistance will be given on a first-come, first-served basis.
Greenville's vaccine site will be at 1 Kmart Plaza, Greenville inside the former Kmart by appointment only.
As of Thursday, Jan. 14, Prisma had received nearly 45,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine
Petition created to encourage the school district to explain its decisions on its attendance plans.
"The vaccine will not be widely administered to 75% of the population, until this summer," said Prisma's Dr. Saria Saccocio.
Almost 70% of the reported COVID-19 deaths in the state have been those 70 and older.
The policy came into force on Saturday, Jan. 9.
View the full visitor policy for each hospital inside this article
Greenville school district officials met on Thursday, Dec. 31 to discuss the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in the Upstate community.
Groups that will be working to maintain the shelter are Miracle Hill Ministries, United Ministries, Triune Mercy Center, The Salvation Army, SHARE, the South Carolina Department of Health and…
Without a doubt, this has been the most challenging year in my more than three decades in higher education.
Doctors urged individuals to stay at home on New Year's Eve.
Ever since COVID-19 made live shows difficult, if not impossible, to play, Angela Easterling has been one of the many musicians who has turned to livestreamed shows.
"I'm really concerned about what I'm thinking will be a tidal wave of potential evictions." – Meghan Barp, CEO of United Way of Greenville County.
Under the latest plan students who now attend in-person instruction two days a week will start attending in-person instruction four days a week.
Stewart Spinks, founder of Spinx, is a cancer survivor who knows the importance of research.
Funding is to provide relief to those organizations who have suffered financially because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
More than 300,000 people have died in the United States due to COVID-19 — over 400 of them from Greenville County.
The measure requires patrons and employees to don masks in liquor stores, Laundromats, dry cleaners and nearly all retail establishments in the city of Greenville.
The Anchorage was approached by an anonymous donor with a gift of $50,000 to aid Greenville restaurants while COVID-19 was shuttering dining rooms last spring.
The arrival of COVID-19 in March compounded existing challenges and dramatically raised the level of need in Greenville County.
“As an organization, we’re here, we’re open, we’re safe,” Lisa Green, executive director, Cancer Society of Greenville County says. “We have drive-up service; we’re going to protect our clients.”
In the past two weeks, DHEC has reported almost 4,000 new cases in Greenville County.
Previously, Gary Machlis oversaw the Department of the Interior’s Strategic Science Group during such crises as the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and Hurricane Sandy.
Clemson will offer PCR saliva tests daily starting Monday, Dec. 7 until Friday, Dec. 18.
The bulk of the funding will go toward purchasing three mobile units that will be used to provide the vaccine to communities around the county.
If positive cases continue to rise in the county, students who attend in-person instruction will have to go back to eLearning full time, Superintendent Burke Royster said.
Nonprofit euphoria will soon manage the program as it organizes activities for the grant award
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control deemed it suitable for students to sit 3-feet apart while separated by plexiglass, according to the school district.
In the United States we are approaching more than 10 million documented cases of COVID-19 and 240,000 related deaths.
In order to stop the increase seen in COVID-19 cases, medical professionals said wearing a mask, social distancing, hand washing often and limiting indoor gatherings is key.
“Turn Positive into a Positive” encourages citizens who have recovered from COVID-19 to donate convalescent plasma.
The concern has an increased awareness during October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
“Our goal is to support nonprofits that are working on high-impact areas of need,” said Susan Cinquemani, co-chair of Greenville Women Giving.
Initiative is expected to help 8,000 Greenville County households, who collectively owe nearly $4 million in unpaid utility bills.
Because of the pandemic, health experts are urging everyone to get the flu shot to help mitigate the spread of flu.
With the COVID-19 pandemic changing everyday life, many Halloween activities that traditionally take place around the Upstate may either be canceled or modified to ensure the health and safety…
A global pandemic has taken its toll on the health, economy and social fiber of our community.
Greenville County Schools will transition to five-day-a-week in-person instruction for all elementary school students in the coming weeks thanks to the addition of new plexiglass constructs.
The nonprofit organization has pledged to use $50,000 of the grant to assist Spartanburg businesses.
The school district plans to make an official announcement early next week.
Examples like just asking, “What’s causing you stress?” or “What’s making you anxious?” can be very helpful and allow children to open up about how they are feeling.
“We have been able to respond quickly to the pandemic thanks to our current donors and the families who have entrusted us with endowments,” said Bob Morris, president of the Community…
Greenville County Schools announced on Wednesday, Sept. 23 that it would allow some groups of students to return to 4 or 5-day-a-week classes.
Program will allow those displaced from work due to the COVID-19 pandemic to gain skills and participate in worker retraining by granting free access to Coursera’s more than 4,000 courses and…
With the Halloween haunting season starting, many people may wonder what to expect before heading out for a frightfully fun evening during the COVID-19 era. Now in its 10th year of chills and…
“As an organization that focuses on bringing the Upstate together, we felt this event was important to honor the individuals, organizations and businesses who have worked tirelessly during the…
“Caroline Thompson brings a wealth of practical experience as the interim executive director,” said TCMU board chairwoman Connie Jones.
Staying virus-free in a new school year
The professional theater has lost an estimated $400,000 in revenue as a result of the coronavirus, according to producing artistic director Mike Sablone.
Local nonprofit organization Meals on Wheels of Greenville has launched its e-card program to help support its efforts to provide meals to Greenville homebound population, which has grown…
As we head into Labor Day weekend, the medical community is encouraging individuals across the state to continue following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines in place to…
The Kappa Alpha fraternity at Furman University has been suspended from campus for at least four years after the fraternity hosted a pair of parties in August that resulted in dozens of…
Parents can get their children vaccinated at DHEC health departments.
Teens want to be heard. Teens need to be heard.
The Peace Center’s first Broadway show of the season currently is “Pretty Woman,” scheduled for March 23-28, 2021.
Greenville County and the Greenville County Redevelopment Authority have awarded funds to several local agencies to provide food and nutritional, medical and small-business assistance to…
The influx of calls at the United Way’s 211 line indicate the need is only rising
A shaving cream party, ice cream socials, family breakfasts and team dinners happen to share the same lane as competitive swimming. “The fun social events for the kids give them time to…
61-day extension was unanimously approved by Greenville City Council
State employees will be furloughed while Clements and 88 employees in the Athletics department will receive pay cuts.
While many museums have suffered financially from the pandemic, the Greer Heritage Museum found it to be a time to connect with the community. The museum is staffed with volunteers, and its…
COVID-19 tests will soon be available in the Upstate with results ready in 15 minutes or fewer. American Family Care has just placed an order for 11 Abbott ID NOW COVID-19 test machines, which…