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DHEC offers free HIV testing during “PrEP Awareness Week”

This week is the Department of Health and Environmental Control’s third annual “PrEP Awareness Week. “DHEC finds the pre-exposure prophylaxis pill known as PrEP to be highly effective for the prevention of contracting HIV. “If taken as prescribed either as a pill once a day or as an injectable that you receive every 2 months, PrEP can reduce your chances of acquiring HIV by up to 99 percent,” says Robinson.

DHEC offering free HIV testing at UofSC and participating colleges

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) will be supplying free HIV tests at several participating colleges and universities across the state from Sept. 26-30.

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) will be supplying free HIV tests at several participating colleges and universities across the state from Sept. 26-30.

Active COVID-19 cases drop at UofSC; Caslen expects numbers to rise again

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) – The number of active cases has dropped on the campus of the University of South Carolina. Tuesday the university released updated numbers showing active total cases at 654. 640 of the cases are students. Since August 1, there have been 1,904 cases reported. While the week-to-week numbers dropped, saliva testing on campus had stopped last week…