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Brack: DHEC has trouble walking, chewing gum in pandemic

Andy Brack

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) isn’t exactly a confidence-inspiring agency. Even before the coronavirus pandemic stretched its capacities and morale, the agency was a mess. The Great Recession of a dozen years ago caused big staffing and funding cuts. Its infectious disease unit, for example, lost half of its funding […]

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SC tallies another 3,400 cases Saturday

COVID-19 cases continue to add up in South Carolina, with another 3,435 cases reported by state health officials on Saturday. Sixty-three deaths were also reported, bringing the cumulative total to 5,855 deceased statewide since the beginning of the pandemic. Among 14,494 total cases reported, the new count represents a 23.7% positive rate. The state remains […]

1/23 COVID-19 update: 3,435 cases; 23.7% positive; 63 deaths

COVID-19 updates: South Carolina health officials reported 3,435 new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, with 63 additional confirmed deaths. With 14,494 tests reported Saturday, 23.7% were positive. As of 4:20 p.m. Jan. 23, via S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control: Confirmed cases in S.C.: 373,399 (+3,435)Total positive cases in Charleston County: 30,633 (+177)Total positive cases in Berkeley County: 11,824 (+79)Total […]

Grant offered to groups collecting LGBTQ and BIPOC narratives

Applications for the Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelly Foundation’s Broadening Narratives grant will be available Feb. 1-Mar. 26 online.

Brack: DHEC has trouble walking, chewing gum in pandemic

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) isn’t exactly a confidence-inspiring agency. Even before the coronavirus pandemic stretched its capacities and morale, the agency was a mess. The Great Recession of a dozen years ago caused big staffing and funding cuts. Its infectious disease unit, for example, lost half of its funding […]