SC DHEC

SC DHEC offers Coronavirus resources online

DHEC : work with federal, state and local partners to respond to the emerging outbreak of the novel coronavirus

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– If you are looking for a resource on the Coronavirus and updates on state cases, you can check out The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control website. The site is a resource for COVID-19. Below are some links: DHEC’s COVID-19 county map provides the number of cases by county and is updated daily. https://scdhec.gov/infectious-diseases/viruses/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19 Several South Carolina…

DHEC announces 45 additional coronavirus cases in SC

DHEC say this brings the total number statewide to 124 cases in 25 counties

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control on Friday, announced it is investigating 45 additional cases of the coronavirus. DHEC say this brings the total number statewide to 124 cases in 25 counties. According to DHEC: New cases Aiken County: 1 new case Anderson County: 3 new cases Beaufort County: 1 new case Berkeley County:…

SC DHEC : 21 new cases of Coronavirus in the state

 DHEC says this brings the total number statewide to 81 cases in 17 counties

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Thursday, it is investigating 21 additional cases of the coronavirus. DHEC says this brings the total number statewide to 81 cases in 17 counties. According to Dr. Linda Bell, State Epidemiologist, “Our top priorities remain preventing the spread of the disease and protecting the public health. This includes…

SC DHEC announces additional 14 presumptive Coronavirus cases

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Tuesday, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced it is investigating 14 additional cases of coronavirus. DHEC says this brings the total number statewide to 47 cases in 13 counties. According to DHEC, here are the following counties impacted by new cases: County location of new cases 1 new case from Beaufort County 2…

DHEC announces two new presumptive Cases of Coronavirus in SC

DHEC investigating two new possible cases of COVID-19 novel coronavirus from Kershaw and Lancaster Counties

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Thursday they are investigating two additional possible cases of Coronavirus. The possible cases are from Kershaw and Lancaster Counties, the agency announced. According to DHEC, this brings the total number of presumptive positive cases to six, along with six confirmed cases. Per DHEC: The case from Lancaster…

SC DHEC confirms two new possible cases of Coronavirus

DHEC announced they are investigating two new possible cases of Coronavirus in Camden, in Kershaw County

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Tuesday afternoon they are investigating two new possible cases of the Coronavirus in Camden, in Kershaw County. According to DHEC, the new cases are household contacts who tested presumptive positive for the Coronavirus and are currently hospitalized. DHEC says it is working with the healthcare facility and…

SC DHEC monitoring patients for Coronavirus, No confirmed cases

SC DHEC officials are reporting that they are monitoring 13 people, Five tests came back negative

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental control is monitoring the Coronavirus. North Carolina is now reporting one case of covid-19 and Georgia reported at least two cases. In Washington State at least nine people have died. In South Carolina, DHEC officials are reporting that they are monitoring 13 people, and five tests came back negative….

DHEC: Flu Deaths on the rise in SC

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–The number of flu deaths continues to climb in South Carolina, say state health officials. DHEC announced there have now been 26 flu-related deaths reported in South Carolina. The agency says this is also the eighth consecutive week of widespread flu activity in the state. Experts say its never too late to get a flu shot, which is…

DHEC offering Free testing for World Aids Day

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 is World Aids Day and State health officials are encouraging South Carolinians to get tested. According to DHEC, the 2018 World AIDS Day theme is “Know Your Status”. DHEC will hold free testing events in the Midlands, Upstate, and Pee Dee regions on Nov. 28, 2018, and in the Lowcountry on Nov. 29,…

DHEC to offer testing on World Aids Day

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– World AIDS Day is Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 and the Health officials are encouraging South Carolinians to get tested. According to DHEC, the 2018 World AIDS Day theme is “Know Your Status”. DHEC will hold free testing events in the Midlands, Upstate, and Pee Dee regions on Nov. 28, 2018, and in the Lowcountry on Nov. 29,…