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DHEC hosting free mobile Coronavirus test sites across SC

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– If you are looking to get tested for Coronavirus, DHEC is hosting numerous mobile testing sites. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is hosting free mobile sites across the state. According to DHEC, there are 93 mobile testing events scheduled through July 17 with new testing events added regularly. Find a mobile testing clinic…

DHEC: 7 additional deaths, 528 new cases of COVID-19 in South Carolina

COLUMBIA,  SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control on Wednesday announced 528 new cases of the coronavirus and 7 additional deaths. DHEC says this brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina to 15,759 and those who have died to 575. According to officials, five of the deaths occurred in elderly…

SC Public Health officials issue renewed call for Masks, Social Distancing as COVID-19 cases rise

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Wear a mask and continue to social distance, that’s the message from South Carolina Public Health officials. On Tuesday, DHEC, along with the S.C. Hospital Association , S.C. Medical Association and S.C. Office of Rural Health issued the following joint statement: “DHEC, SCHA, SCMA and SCORH have come together to strongly urge all South Carolinians to actively help…

DHEC: seven additional deaths, 361 new cases of Coronavirus in SC

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control on Thursday announced 361 new cases of the coronavirus and seven additional deaths. DHEC says this brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina to 13,005 and those who have died to 525. Health officials Six deaths occurred in elderly individuals from Florence (1),…

DHEC: one additional death, 285 new cases of Coronavirus in SC

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Tuesday, 285 new cases of the coronavirus and 1 additional death. DHEC says this brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina to 12,415 and those who have died to 501. The death occurred in an elderly individual from Horry County, say…

DHEC: Seven additional deaths, 312 new cases of Coronavirus in SC

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, on Sunday, announced 312 new cases of the coronavirus and 7 additional deaths. DHEC says this brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina to 11,861 and those who have died to 494. Health officials say all seven deaths occurred in elderly individuals from…

DHEC: 331 new cases of Coronavirus, 13 additional deaths

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control on Friday, recorded it’s highest number of cases. DHEC announced 331 new cases of the coronavirus and 13 additional deaths. Health officials say this brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina to 11,131 and those who have died to 483. DHEC says…

DHEC: 4 additional deaths, 156 new cases of Coronavirus in SC

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control on Thursday, announced 156 new cases of the coronavirus and 4 additional deaths. DHEC says this brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina to 10,788 and those who have died to 470. ABC Columbia image Health officials say the deaths occurred in 4…

DHEC director resigns

Courtesy:SCDHEC Columbia, S.C. (WOLO)– The man at the helm of the state health agency is resigning in the middle of a pandemic. This is breaking news and we will continue to follow developments. Director Rick Toomey’s resignation was approved Wednesday during the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental control’s scheduled board meeting. Toomey says he is stepping down due…