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Where are masks required in Sumter, Clarendon, Lee counties? Sumter County Council members are asking residents to wear masks in public, but they are not requiring people to do so. A resolution "urging" residents to wear face coverings when in public in the county was passed during a public meeting …
How to make a cloth face covering at home with or without sewing Here is some information and tutorials from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on how to wear a cloth face covering, how to make one and why. The CDC is now recommending everyone …
2 COVID-19 vaccine clinics are open for appointments: 1 in Lychburg, 1 in Gable Two COVID-19 vaccine clinics, one in Sumter County and the other in Clarendon County, are scheduled for next week and open for appointments. On Wednesday, April 21, the state public health department will hold a clinic at Shiloh Community Center, …
COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic in Gable on April 22 GABLE - A free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic will be held on April 22 at Melina Presbyterian Church, 3539 Black River Road. This clinic is by appointment only. No walk-ins. South Carolinians aged 18 and up are eligible for this clinic. To …
Where to get a COVID-19 vaccine, free test in Sumter, Clarendon, Lee counties: April 13-18 FROM STAFF REPORTS VACCINE INFORMATION All South Carolinians aged 16 and older are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and can schedule appointments. Currently, Pfizer is the only vaccine available to those aged 16-18. All three …
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Clarendon County Fire Rescue Community Paramedic Program helps residents sign up for vaccine CLARENDON COUNTY - Signing up to make an appointment to receive a COVID-19 vaccination can be intimidating for individuals that aren't computer savvy or don't have access to a computer or the internet. The Clarendon County Fire Rescue Community …
Sumter Item launching Bouncing Back podcast to fundraise for nonprofits affected by COVID-19 No one, no business has been untouched by the COVID-19 pandemic, for better or for worse, but nonprofits have been hit especially hard. Nonprofits that offer services to those in need, from food pantries and financial assistance to educational …
Pandemic masks ongoing child abuse crisis LANSFORD, Pa. - Ava Lerario lived in a home marked by both love and chaos, even before the walls of the pandemic started closing in on her fractured family. Sandwiched between two brothers, the 9-year-old was her father's princess, and she loved …
Sumter woman reflects on her COVID-19 experience that left her in coma for weeks Imagine waking up from a five-week-long coma to find the world shut down from a coronavirus pandemic, let alone learning the cause of that coma was from that same coronavirus. That's what happened to 70-year-old Sumter community groups activist …
Sumter School District slowly works through its CARES funding As Sumter School District juggles two COVID-19 relief and response funding pots totaling about $7.5 million, another much bigger pot is available in Columbia. A trustee is proposing the district offer expanded summer learning camps to help spend the …
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More COVID state shutdowns unlikely, despite CDC suggestion When one of the nation's top health officials this week suggested states dealing with a spring spike of coronavirus cases should "shut things down," the remark landed with a thud.Even Democratic …
J&J vaccine to remain in limbo while officials seek evidence Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine will remain in limbo a while longer after U.S. health advisers told the government Wednesday that they need more evidence to decide if a handful of unusual …
S.C. House passes April 26 deadline for in-person classes COLUMBIA (AP) — The South Carolina House on Wednesday passed a proposal to require all schools in the state to offer in-person classes five days a week starting the last week in April and …
I got the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. Now what? I got the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. Now what? Don't panic. U.S. health officials on Tuesday recommended pausing vaccinations with J&J's shot as they look into reports of six clots …
Mick Jagger and Dave Grohl team up for a pandemic anthem NEW YORK (AP) — Mick Jagger and Dave Grohl have teamed up for a hard-rock pandemic anthem called "Eazy Sleazy." "It's a song that I wrote about coming out of lockdown, with some much needed …