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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…

Johnson & Johnson could test a coronavirus vaccine by September

(CNN) – Johnson and Johnson announced it could test a coronavirus vaccine by September. The company announced they have committed one billion dollars to fund vaccine research, development, and clinical testing in a partnership with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority. Johnson and Johnson says as the world’s largest healthcare company it feels a deep responsibility to use its…

Brightening seniors spirit through song during coronavirus outbreak

Senior citizens are in many cases being kept out of general population during the outbreak, but one group is lifting their spirits

(CNN) — Seniors are among the most vulnerable when it comes to coronavirus (COVID-19), but one group is Missouri is not letting that stop them from brightening their spirits with a song. Emily Rittman has their story. Categories: Digital Exclusives and Features

The US now has more cases of coronavirus than any country in the world

(CNN) – The United States now has the most coronavirus cases of any country in the world with more than 82,000 cases. Still the Trump administration says social-distancing guidelines could potentially relax, as the President works to reopen the country by Easter. Watch the video above for the full report. Categories: Local News, National News, News, Politics

SC Senators say stimulus deal encourages unemployment

(CNN) — The White House and lawmakers have agreed on a stimulus deal, but not everyone is in support of it. Some Senate Republicans are now pushing for a vote on an amendment to the deal. South Carolina Senators Tim Scott and Lindsey Graham say the current plan encourages unemployment. Categories: National News, Politics, State