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…
“Sharing misinformation does more harm to the anti-trafficking movement than anything,” Lt. Alia Paramore of the Greenville Police Department said. “It takes away from the real information…
"When a student or staff member in one of our schools tests positive for COVID-19, that person will be excluded from school for at least 10 days and directed to isolate. Contact tracing will…
Students enrolled in Greenville County Schools' virtual program will be provided meals for the school week at 15 locations every Monday from 4-5 p.m.
What to expect when you’re expecting … during the COVID-19 pandemic
HMHSC began in 2019 and has focused on issues like infant mortality, childhood obesity, cancer prevention and pain management. Under its new executive leader David Sudduth, the program will…
Owners said the decision to close is due to difficulties in finding a viable business model following the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
“When we shut down, we went through all the stages of grief.” – Sharon Murry, co-owner, The Spinning Jenny
On June 26, Greenville County launched the “Love Your Neighbors” campaign to increase COVID-19 awareness and to ask everyone to take the necessary steps to reduce the spread of the virus.
“I’ve just always performed loudly and aggressively,” T.C. Costello says.
It’s a strange and bewildering time, but Upstate Forever is still hard at work to protect the critical lands, waters and unique character of our region.
The Metropolitan Arts Council has coordinated and distributed $375,500 in virus relief grants to local arts organizations so far this year.
Athletic programs have been suspended since June 25 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Greenville County and the Greenville County Redevelopment Authority have awarded funds received from the federal CARES Act to several local agencies.
It wasn’t until months into the pandemic that Donna Willis Foster happened to read an article looking for contact tracers — staff of South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental…
The "Mask Up. Life is Waiting" campaign was unveiled on July 17 at a news conference held in front of Falls Park.
The Upcountry History Museum was awarded $19,297 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to help maintain its permanent collection.
Most courses will be hybrid, but courses that require hands-on learning will continue in person as much as possible.
How local governments deal with the pandemic may leave scholars with the data to potentially reform our criminal justice system, says Furman University professor Brittany Arsiniega.
DHEC reported on two cases in the Upstate of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C), which is associated with the novel coronavirus.
As a dean and leader of a school of education in South Carolina, I believe our primary purpose is to prepare outstanding teachers who will educate and support the children of South Carolina…
“Bars are dying in South Carolina.” That stark assessment from Jeni Blyth, mixologist at Luna Rosa Gelato Cafe and Restaurant in downtown Greenville, is hardly unique among her peers in the…
Jenson's collection of 16 paintings can be viewed online at artandlightgallery.com or in person until July 31.
Clemson University will start its 2020-21 academic year online on Aug. 19 and will stay online until Sept. 21 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an announcement made on July 22 by the…
Those tested will be contacted in five to seven days or sooner with their test results.
Local health officials warned that Greenville County is “dangerously close” to an “out of control” surge in COVID-19 patients if the community doesn’t step up, wear masks and socially distance.
Greenville County Schools announced on Friday that the new school year will start on August 24 instead of August 17 as previously scheduled.
The city of Greenville has created a central data hub for the community to track COVID-19 cases in Greenville County. The data includes new cases, total cases, total deaths, days of case…
Bank of America Fall for Greenville, downtown Greenville's biggest festival, has been canceled because of coronavirus concerns.
New mandate includes visitor centers, stores, nature centers, restrooms or park offices
The school’s current population represents about 30 of the state’s 46 counties.
Geenville-Spartanburg International Airport has installed two new vending machines that allow travelers to buy their own personal protective equipment (PPE).
What’s next for the Greenville Drive and Fluor Field?
“Everything was turned upside down — seniors have been the hardest hit and are needing services now more than before,” said Andrea Smith, executive director of Senior Action.
Greenville County Schools has the results of an employee survey on reopening schools.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Thursday, July 2 that 1,629 new confirmed cases and 3 new probable cases of COVID-19 had been reported. The…