Despite the fact that St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated on Wednesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends staying at home to remain healthy and help others in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. “Attending gatherings to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day increases your risk of getting and spreading COVID-19,”Read More

Governor Henry McMaster, DHEC Director Dr. Edward Simmer, and State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman announced Tuesday that South Carolina will advance to Phase 1b of the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan beginning Monday, March 8. Phase 1B Starting on March 8, the following individuals will be eligible to make anRead More

A quarantine shelter opens for people of the Upstate who are homeless and who have signs of the Coronavirus or who have tested positive. The United Housing Connections (UHC) and the Upstate Continuum of Care have received almost $2 million in grants to develop and maintain the quarantine shelter. TheRead More

Governor Henry McMaster announced on Friday his executive order, which he called “the last call”. The executive order prohibits the sale of alcohol at restaurants and bars after 11 pm. It went into effect Saturday night at 11 pm. The order was created to help reduce the transmission of COVID-19Read More

As part of “Destination Return to In-person School”, Greenville County Schools administrators made an announcement about their in-person class option for fall. Its goal is to return to in-person school five days a week, as soon as it is safe to do so. Students will be assigned a specific colorRead More

Prisma Health announced that starting today they will shift its community testing hours to 8 a.m to noon this week in anticipation of summer heat to make it comfortable for both patients and staff members. The drive-thru COVID-19 testing is done in partnership with the South Carolina Department of HealthRead More

On Tuesday, the City of Fountain Inn on their Facebook page made their announcement of the cancelation of this year’s July 4th celebration.  Due to the rise in confirmed COVID-19 cases locally, plus the event’s popularity with expected attendance well above a thousand people, the City cannot adequately ensure properRead More

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster is extending the state of emergency that was set to expire today as part of the state’s COVID-19 response. As of today, there’s a total number of 15,759 people confirmed to have COVID-19 and 575 who have died. The recent spike in cases across theRead More