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Local doctors address racial inequalities in health care

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Racism and inequalities can be seen throughout black history and while there has been progress, discrimination is still present today. When it comes to health care doctors say many African Americans are reluctant to seek medical care due to distrust that comes from a history of inequitable medical treatment. Doctor Damon Daniels with Wellspring Family Medicine…

Good Night Lights event held at Prisma Health Children’s Hospital

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)- Prisma Health Children’s Hospital in the Midlands lit up the night and hearts of young patients and families on Sunday, December 5th. The Good Night Lights event was held on the Columbia hospital campus. Santa, Columbia Fire Department, and other first responders paraded around the hospital campus to shine lights toward patients’ windows to help send well…

Prisma Health: Omicron variant ‘likely’ in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – It is highly likely that the new COVID variant is in South Carolina, this is according to an infectious disease physician at Prisma Health.  As of now there is no known cases of the new strain in the country. Prisma Health Infectious Disease Physician Helmut Albrecht says the recent U.S. travel restrictions can delay the virus…