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9:27 am on Wednesday September 24, 2014

DHEC confirms Enterovirus in South Carolina

According to the Department of Health and Environmental Control, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) laboratory confirmed Tuesday night the first cases of the EV-D68 strain of enterovirus in two residents of South Carolina's...
12:35 pm on Wednesday April 25, 2012

RPWB Donates to SC Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Hospital As Part of its ‘Ten Months of Giving’ Charity Campaign

 Richardson, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman, LLC (RPWB) announced today a gift of $5,000 to South Carolina Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Hospital. This gift was made as part of RPWB’s “10 Months of Giving” campaign, an initiative to give $55,000 to area...
5:29 am on Monday February 6, 2012

Thousands call in sick from work, epidemic or Super Bowl?

Flickr user Indiefox It's the Monday after the Super Bowl and all across the country an average of six percent of workers call in sick and locally this is no different.  Local employers are expecting sick calls this morning and throughout the day...
7:39 pm on Wednesday May 6, 2009

Charleston County has a confirmed case of swine flu

Image by Flickr user paulcastoral Image by 20090506-swine.jpg Fresh air: It's filled with fear.The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has confirmed a long-suspected case of swine flu (N1H1) in Charleston County. Read...
5:34 am on Monday May 4, 2009

Swine flu still here and moving in South Carolina

Image by CDCImage by 20090504-swine.jpg Swine flu (aka N1H1) up close.The State says that despite a calm onset of the swine flu in South Carolina that virus is still here and on the move. Read more stories on this subject in our swine flu topic...
6:49 am on Wednesday April 29, 2009

Swine flu 'probables' hits 10 in South Carolina

Image by Still image by Flickr user photomagic20Image by 20090429-swab.jpg This community-driven map charts the latest advances of the virus. View this as a larger map. The latest from Twitter Compiled by searching for swine flu keywords and...
7:32 am on Tuesday April 28, 2009

DHEC: Swine flu 'probable' in South Carolina school

Image by Flickr user Eneas Image by 20090428-swine.jpg The illness has gripped Mexico, which has been much harder hit in both illness and death. -- The U.S. had zero deaths tied to the flu. The latest from Twitter Compiled by searching for swine...
3:42 pm on Monday April 27, 2009

Newberry school closed on fear of Swine Flu (updated)

Image by Flickr user sarihuella Image by 20090427-swine.jpg Mexican police officers with masks on to protect themselves from the swine flu outbreak gripping the country. Update April 28, 11 a.m.:  At least two of the cases have been confirmed as...
2:03 pm on Tuesday February 24, 2009

Child services center running out of cash, will close

The Medically Fragile Children's Hospital in North Charleston, which currently treats 30 sick children including 14 foster children, is closing March 31, leaving families with few options. The center strongly relies on Medicaid to fund their...
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