DHEC is addressing issues with multiple COVID-19 testing vendors failing to report results. The health agency says around 97% of tests are processed at large, non-DHEC labs, and some are falling behind due to issues ranging from staffing to a large volume of samples.
COVID-19 cases are are spiking across the country. Roughly 20% of all Americans have caught COVID-19 at one point, according to a new study.
Health officials in the Midlands are concerned about the spread of the omicron variant, especially among children.
While the same can’t be said for the Palmetto State, cases of the omicron variant are leveling off or even decreasing in at least 12 states. Health experts warn that we haven’t turned the corner just yet.
Tips for treating mild COVID-19 symptoms at home.
U.S. warns of tough weeks ahead with the omicron variant, but hope comes with case numbers declining in some areas
The U.S. surgeon general is warning of a tough few weeks ahead, as the omicron variant spreads fast across the country. There are signs of hope, with new cases declining in some notoriously hotspot areas.
CVS and Walgreens are shutting some pharmacies down on weekends due to COVID-19 and staffing issues.
DHEC updated its quarantine guidance for teachers and school staff exposed to the coronavirus with no symptoms under crisis staffing conditions.
More children are being hospitalized with COVID-19 now than at any point during the pandemic. If your child has a sore throat or the sniffles, it may be hard to decide when it’s ok to send them to school, and when to keep them home.
President Joe Biden promises the American people that more help is on the way, as the country continues to break pandemic records during this omicron winter surge. The government is now sending out resources like masks, tests and medical teams to help get things under control.