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Prisma Health hosting Free COVID-19 testing at Benedict Stadium

Friday, June 19, 2020 - Saturday, June 20, 2020 free Drive Thru testing

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– There are more ways for residents to get tested for Coronavirus. Benedict College and the City of Columbia are joining forces with Prisma Health for free Coronavirus testing. The free testing will be at Benedict College’s Charles W. Johnson Stadium The drive-thru style event will take place for two days, Friday June 19- Saturday June 20 from 10…

Prisma Health hosts Coronavirus Community Testing sites this weekend

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Those looking to get tested for Coronavirus have a chance this weekend at some community sites across the state. Prisma Health is hosting the free testing,  in partnership with DHEC.   PER PRISMA HEALTH Testing at the sites will be provided from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, May 30, Harbison West Elementary School, 257 Crossbow Drive, Columbia…

Looking for free COVID-19 testing? Prisma Health hosts community testing sites

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– If you are looking for free coronavirus testing, you can check out one of Prisma Health’s COVID-19 community testing sites this week.  Prisma Health officials say the community testing is done in partnership with DHEC.   PER PRISMA HEALTH Testing at this week’s sites will be provided 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Midlands locations Wednesday, May 27,…

Prisma Health offers online interactive symptom-checker for COVID-19

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– There is one more way you can seek help online if you think you may have Coronavirus symptoms.  Prisma Health has launched an online interactive symptom-checker for COVID-19. Prisma Health says the service is free and you do not have to be a patient at Prisma Health. Per Prisma Health, here’s what you can do to check…

Prisma Health adds Coronavirus drive-through testing in Sumter

SUMTER,. SC (WOLO)–Drive through Coronavirus testing is now available in Sumter. Prisma Health Toumey has been added as a drive through site. Prisma Health officials say the testing is only for those with orders from their provider or a Prisma Health Virtual Visit provider. No paper orders will be accepted. According to a release from the hospital, the tests will…

Prisma Health offering limited drive-through COVID-19 testing

COLUMBIA,  SC  (WOLO)– Prisma Health officials announced Monday they are now offering limited drive-through testing for Coronavirus. The Columbia site is outside Prisma Health Richland Hospital. According to officials, testing is only for patients with electronic orders from their Prisma Health provider or from a Prisma Health Virtual Visit provider. Paper orders from physicians will not be accepted, say hospital…

Prisma Health providing updates on health care system’s preparedness for Coronavirus

Leaders at Prisma Health Midlands are providing updates on the health care system’s preparedness for the diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19.

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO) — Leaders at Prisma Health Midlands are providing updates on the health care system’s preparedness for the diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19. The Prisma Health team is discussing the extensive protocol used to care for Coronavirus patients within the hospital system. “Anyone that comes in with febrile respiratory symptoms, such as a cough, is immediately placed in…

Prisma Health set to acquire Kershaw Health and Providence Health

Prisma Health is set to take over Kershaw Health in Camden, and Providence Health in Columbia

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Prisma Health is set to take over Kershaw Health in Camden, and Providence Health in Columbia. In a release Thursday, Prisma Health and LifePoint Health officials announced that they have signed an agreement for Prisma Health–Midlands to acquire Kershaw Health and Providence Health. Officials say the additions will allow Prisma Health–Midlands to continue to enhance the health…

Developing: Prisma Health to cut 327 jobs

Officials announced on Thursday they will be cutting 327 employees from the workforce

 COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Prisma Health is laying off more than 300 people.  Officials announced on Thursday that they will be cutting 327 employees from the workforce.  Prisma Health employs 32,000, according to officials.  According to officials, they have already eliminated 200 positions through attrition, vacancies and consolidation, since October.   In a release, officials said the 327 employees will be…

Babies at Prisma Health Hospital getting into the spirit with Clemson Onesies

In honor of the Clemson Tigers appearance in the National Championship, Prisma Health offered Clemson onesies to all new babies

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Some newborns at Prisma Health were all decked out for the National Championship. On Monday, in honor of the Clemson Tigers appearance in the National Championship, Prisma Health offered Clemson onesies to all new babies. Clemson onesie -Courtesy Prisma Health Meet baby Marshall, born to parents Josh and Brittany of Gaston, SC at 6:52 a.m on Monday at…