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 Access to school meals could get sparse for thousands of students in South Carolina, once a pandemic-era federal program paying for breakfast and lunch disappears.

Federal school meal waivers are about to expire: The view from South Carolina

At the end of this month, 14 pandemic-era waivers that have paid for breakfast and lunch in American public schools for the past two years are set to expire, with little belief that these waivers will...
 The pandemic is far from over for people whose physical issues bring immunity issues along for the ride. But don't think you can ignore them as you get your life back together.

diSConnected: Is Ayn Rand or Mother Teresa better for protecting South Carolinians with disabilities

Brad Morris doesn’t want your pity. He doesn’t want your guilt. He doesn’t even want you to think about other people. He wants you to save your own butt, because if you put all your efforts into...

Boosters and Bans

April 2, 2022 — A rundown of the candidates who have filed for office this election year; a look at the trans athlete ban bills that are set to be debated in the state House and Senate next week; the...

SC program aims to help homeowners set back by the pandemic

The SC Housing and Finance authority is launching its SC Homeowner Rescue Program (HRP) – a $145 million assistance program funded through the U.S. Treasury – over the next few weeks. Its aim: to...

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If you're experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, MUSC Health encourages you to do a free virtual visit and use the promo code "COVID19." 

If you're concerned about your health or are showing symptoms such as fever, cough or shortness of breath, please call your personal doctor or healthcare provider.

For general questions about COVID-19, the DHEC Care Line is here to help. Call 1-855-472-3432. Staff are answering calls from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week.