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Coronavirus leads to biggest job loss seen in a decade

The global pandemic leaves more than 700 thousand people out of work in the United States

(CNN) —The Federal Government reports the U.S. economy lost 701-thousand jobs in March as the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis started to take its toll. Economists say this is the first time the economy lost more jobs than it gained in a month period, the last time was in September of 2010. Most of the job losses were at restaurants and bars,…

3M says it will comply with order to make more masks for the US

(CNN) – The world’s largest maker of respirator masks says it will comply with President Trump’s order to make more critically needed N-95 masks for the United States. Trump invoked the Defense Production Act Thursday, ordering 3M to ramp up production of N-95 masks. The DPA also requires 3M to prioritize its respirator orders from the Federal Emergency Management Agency….

The mask debate: if you wear one, here’s how

(CNN) – There’s been a lot of talk of whether healthy people who aren’t healthcare workers should wear masks and gloves in public. Though, health experts seem to be changing their suggestions. So if you do wear a mask and even gloves, how do you know you’re wearing them properly? Watch the video above for the report? Categories: National News,…

Children who require help from therapists for special needs go without during outbreak

Children living with special needs here in the Palmetto state are feeling the impact of coronavirus

(CNN) — Hundreds of children with special needs in South Carolina are feeling an indirect impact of the coronavirus outbreak. It’s not because they’re infected, but because the pandemic means their therapists are out of work.  Rob Way has the story. Categories: Local News

Walmart to start coronavirus testing employees as safety measure

Walmart is putting new safety measures in place to mske sure they keep both those who work anfd shop with them safe

(CNN) — In the time of a pandemic, the more caution that can be used in public spaces, the better. Walmart and Sam’s Club have announced plans to start screening employees for coronavirus symptoms. In an attempt to stop the spread of the virus, they’ll begin to take workers’ temperatures to check for fever. Employees will also be asked questions…

Group creates food give away to help those impacted by coronavirus

A South Carolina group creates a way to feed those hit hard by coronavirus (COVID-19)

Charleston, SC (CNN) — A group in the low country launched a new event Monday to make sure healthcare, restaurant, and hospitality workers who’ve been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic can still get a good meal. The Charleston Hospitality Group created ‘Full Belly, Full Hearts’ when it realized they had lots of extra food, mostly non-perishable, after some restaurants…

Government warns of stimulus scam making the rounds

Government officials are asking you to be on the lookout for those trying to scam you out of your stimulus check

Columbia, SC (CNN) –Government officials are asking you to be aware. They say scammers are already trying to steal people’s money while Americans wait on their stimulus checks. According to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Americans are eligible for up to $1,200 dollars per person and should expect to see that money within three weeks. But you are not the only…