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McMaster's Big Budget Bash Bonanza

January 11, 2022 — A look at Gov. Henry McMaster's budget priorities; a preview of what's on tap this week as state lawmakers return to session; Prisma Health doctors share what they're seeing on the...

The Situation is Flu-Vid

January 8, 2022 — The anniversary of the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol; a preview of the upcoming South Carolina legislative session; the latest on the current flu season from SCDHEC; and...
A view from the end of the line at a COVID testing site in Rock Hill Friday morning. This was the line to the waiting area. From here, vehicles queued up along the side of Eden Terrace for a half-mile. Not shown: the lines snaking around the parking lot where the testing tents were.

Frustrating delays, long lines, and spiking cases (and it's only the first week of 2022)

South Carolinians are waiting in long lines just to get tested for COVID-19. For example, the line to get tested at the state Department of Health and Environmental Control’s (DHEC) free site at...

We're in the Million Case Club!

January 4, 2022 — Reaction to the recently proposed congressional district maps by SC House lawmakers; understanding new COVID-19 testing and quarantine guidelines; South Carolina surpasses 1 million...

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Questions about COVID-19?

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.