coronavirus

Second Shipment of Medical Equipment Includes Thousands of N95 Respirators, Face Masks and Gloves

March 31, 2020 - Posted in News by Thelisha Eaddy
South Carolina receives second shipment of Personal protective Equipment

South Carolina received a second shipment of Personal protective Equipment, or PPEs, from the federal government, Saturday. The allotment included surgical gowns, face masks and gloves. The supplies are for healthcare providers responding to COVID-19 and were distributed to...

MUSC Creates 3D Printed Protective Mask Anyone Can Make

March 31, 2020 - Posted in News by Victoria Hansen
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If building a personal protection mask that could be mass produced to fight the coronavirus pandemic was a puzzle, Joshua Kim was determined to figure it out. The 25 year-old is the Senior Designer and Program Coordinator with the Department of Surgery at the Medical...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Self-Isolation Discombobulation

March 31, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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On this episode for March 31, 2020, we discuss legal questions surrounding the emergency powers of local governments which may conflict with South Carolina state orders, speak with local restaurant owners whose business is being affected by COVID-19, learn about efforts as...

The latest developments on COVID-19: All non-essential businesses, bars, dine-in restaurants, schools closed; 1,083 cases, 22 deaths

March 30, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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Gov. Henry McMaster Declares State of Emergency, Closes Non-Essential Businesses, Bars and Dine-in Restuarants, Schools Through April Quick Facts: --DHEC reports 1083 cases in 41 counties: Richland 148, Charleston 142, Greenville 106, Kershaw 105, Beaufort 91, York 56,...

Covid-19 Global Summit

March 30, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbie Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Michael Schmidt about his participation in the March 23rd (virtual) global Covid-19 summit for researchers in microbiology, virology, immunology and epidemiology. Dr. Schmidt is a professor of microbiology and immunology at MUSC and he...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Hotel South Carolina

March 28, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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On this episode for March 28, 2020, we look at efforts to help small businesses recover from losses due to COVID-19, the latest modeling from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), how health professionals in the Palmetto State are dealing...

Does Climate Have a Role in the Spread of COVID-19?

March 27, 2020 - Posted in Weather by Dr. Athena Masson
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SCEIN — COVID-19 could be more infectious and deadly than the flu, but only time will tell if the contagion is seasonal. The rapid spread of the virus has created an urgent need for researchers to find links to its spread. One possible factor is the climate. Uncertainty on...

Upstate educational institutions adapt curriculum in the face of pandemic

March 27, 2020 - Posted in News by William Richardson
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Upstate educational institutions have adjusted the way they serve their students and faculties. They express how they are meeting the challenges of different situations and how they need to prepare and move forward in the future.

SCETV President sends a message about COVID-19 pandemic

March 27, 2020 - Posted in SCETV by SCETV
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South Carolina ETV President and CEO, Anthony Padgett, sends a message to viewers and listeners. "Since joining this incredible team in 2017, I have seen firsthand how strong and resilient South Carolinians truly are. No time has that been more evident than the present. As...

Military In South Carolina Responds To COVID-19

March 26, 2020 - Posted in News by Tut Underwood
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The coronavirus outbreak has brought together many organizations to fight the spread of this highly contagious disease, and that includes the military. Gov. Henry McMaster has called on the South Carolina National Guard to be on the alert in case it's needed. Capt. Jessica...

Charleston Enacts Stay At Home Ordinance

March 25, 2020 - Posted in News by Victoria Hansen
King Street in downtown Charleston following the statewide closure of restaurants and bars

The city of Charleston has become the first in the state of South Carolina to enact an ordinance requiring people to stay at home for the next 14 days, except for necessary trips like to the grocery store or pharmacy. The ordinance also closes all non-essential businesses...

Blood Donations Are Critically Low In The Carolinas. Here's How You Can Help

March 25, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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Blood is in short supply, in large part because of the coronavirus outbreak, says Maya Franklin, a spokeswoman for the American Red Cross in Charlotte, NC. “That’s resulted in dozens, if not hundreds, of blood drove cancellations by our sponsors,” she says. That statement...

Small Business Community in Shock

March 25, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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We heard a few days ago from the US Small Business Administration about their plans to assist the small business community during the current crisis. Our next guest says these business owners are in a state of shock and are going to need this help. Mike Switzer interviews...

Helping Families Cope & Family Routines During Covid-19 Pandemic

March 24, 2020 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Rochelle Hanson about the things families can do to help children and parents get through their everyday routines during the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Hanson is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in the treatment of trauma,...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — The Acceleration Phase

March 24, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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The South Carolina Lede is here to keep you up to date on important news as the Palmetto State faces the COVID-19 virus. There is so much news out there right now it’s overwhelming. This podcast is for you to get information that matters to you, your family and your fellow...

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