COVID19

Camp KEMO and Camp Wonder Hands canceled due to COVID-19 safety concerns

Prisma Health Children’s Hospital–Midlands has canceled this year’s Camp KEMO, a summer camp for children with cancer and Camp Wonder Hands, a camp for deaf and hard-of-hearing children, due to COVID-19 safety concerns. Both camps, offered free of charge through the generosity of community donors, plan to resume their typical programming schedule in 2021. 

Students set to receive federal coronavirus aid through UofSC Cares

COLUMBIA, S.C. (PRESS RELEASE) – The University of South Carolina’s Columbia campus announced plans Wednesday to begin immediately distributing $10.7 million in federal financial assistance directly to more than 20,0000 students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.   The plan, UofSC CARES, will make funds available to all students receiving Pell Grants and those eligible for Title IV Federal Student Financial…

Masks for some White House staffers, but none for Trump, as mixed messages continue

Photos show the impact of what experts say is a simple but critical precaution.

Even as the coronavirus has infected two staffers inside the White House West Wing, including a personal valet who brought Diet Cokes to him in the Oval Office, President Donald Trump has not been photographed wearing a mask, as he continues to disregard warnings from health experts.

Trump reopening push undercut by White House outbreak

The president holds a news conference on testing status this afternoon.

President Donald Trump has what the White House is calling a formal “press briefing” on his schedule for the first time in two weeks Monday, and is expected to push his view that there is enough testing for states to reopen, even as the White House is instituting increased testing and considering other new precautions over fears that the novel coronavirus has invaded the cramped offices of the White House West Wing.