COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — South Carolina residents are accustomed to extreme heat, but maybe not extreme cold. With winter weather threatening much of the Palmetto State this weekend, you may not be sure what to be prepared for. Voice of Steve LaVoie, NWS Meteorologist :10-20 Dr. Matthew Bitner, Prisma Health Emergency Medicine Physician 1:25-35 Most of the Midlands will be…
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“We are going to keep seeing an increase. 80 percent of us are going to be infected in a few weeks I think. It’s so infectious,” said Dr. Divya Ahuja, Prisma infectious disease specialist.
DHEC advises South Carolina residents to get vaccinated and regularly test for COVID-19 as cases surge
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — With almost 12,000 new COVID 19 cases and 45 additional deaths reported by DHEC Wednesday, concern is high among public health experts in South Carolina. While hospitalizations are lower than this point last year, case numbers are just as high. “We’re seeing that the highest number of cases is between people ages 20 to 50. Most…
“There will be a number of other issues too,” Massey said. “We still have some federal money we have to address. January is already full and we’re already starting to think about February.”
Attorney general releases report detailing increase in human trafficking in the state, explains preventative measures
The report shows a nearly 50 percent increase in the number of victims reported and an increase of children and youth suffering as victims.
PROPOSED BUDGET: Governor plans investments in future of South Carolina using budget surplus and federal funds
While the governor’s budget featured a lot of spending, he began by mentioning the money that will not be spent. McMaster proposed $500 million for the state’s rainy day fund.
The Unfinished started in 2017 to investigate these kinds of cases for families at no charge.
“We’re confident that our capacity is good, but we are concerned about staffing. It is quite a challenge,” Shelton said.
Donors today either gave a whole blood donation or a power red donation, which consists of just your red blood cells.
MAYOR RICKENMANN: Columbia’s new leader addresses residents and discusses plans for next four years at inauguration
The new mayor spoke about helping residents in all walks of life and all parts of Soda City.