COVID-19

SC Lede: COVID-19 — North Charleston, We Have A Problem

July 30, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gov. Henry McMaster and other state officials announced the reopening of more South Carolina businesses

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 30, 2020, we bring you the latest on Gov. Henry McMaster's new orders regarding masks in restaurants and the reopening of movie theaters, sports stadiums, and other businesses. Also in this episode: The struggles facing...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — An UnTENTable Situation

July 28, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Members of the South Carolina National Guard relocate a COVID-19 screening tent

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 28, 2020, we bring you the latest data from DHEC about COVID-19 infection rates in the Palmetto State, look at encouraging numbers for the state, hear what one South Carolina hospital is doing to combat the coronavirus...

Skin Cancer Prevention & Screening During the Pandemic

July 28, 2020 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Dirk Elston

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Dirk Elston about skin cancer prevention and screening during the pandemic. Dr. Elston is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery at MUSC.

Heart Health for Women

July 27, 2020 - Posted in Health by Alfred Turner
Dr. Arasi Maran

Including Heart Health Tips during the Pandemic This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Arasi Maran about heart health for women, including actions to take now, to reduce risk of coronary heart disease. Dr. Maran is an Interventional Cardiologist and Director of the Coronary...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — The Miseducation Of Molly Spearman

July 25, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman testifies before the SC House COVID-19 Public Education Committee

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 25, 2020, we bring you an in-depth look at the politics surrounding the reopening of schools, including Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman's thoughts on how different in-person and online learning will look this...

Reopening of SC Schools Fully Embroiled in Politics

July 24, 2020 - Posted in News by Alfred Turner
Vice President Mike Pence in Columbia on July21, 2020.  Right of him are SC Gov. Henry McMaster, and US Secretary of Education Betsy DevVos

Like some other aspects of the ongoing pandemic, how public schools in South Carolina should open is now fully embroiled in politics. Despite the continuing spread of the coronavirus, President Trump is urging the nation’s schools to open this fall, and to provide full-time...

Processing Food During a Pandemic

July 24, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
South Carolina Business Review logo

We’ve heard about the issues facing the meat packing industry during this pandemic. But what about the multitude of other food processing and distribution facilities across the country and our state? Mike Switzer interviews Brian King, president of A M King in Greenville,...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — 'It Will Probably Get Worse Before It Gets Better'

July 23, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Vice President Mike Pence participates in a media briefing at the USC Alumni Center on July 21, 2020.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 23, 2020, we take a look at Vice President Mike Pence's recent visit to the Palmetto State, find out the latest on the federal COVID-19 relief bill, speak with SC Ports Authority CEO Jim Newsome, and more. The South...

The latest developments on COVID-19: Attractions reopen, 93,604 cases, 1,774 deaths, widespread testing available

July 21, 2020 - Posted in News by Aniya Mahaffey
Reported COVID-19 cases in South Carolina

Quick Facts: --DHEC reports 93,604 cases in all 46 counties Map -Total negative tests: 795,871 -1,774 deaths have been reported. Nearly all of the patients were elderly with underlying health conditions. Mortality demographic data -All non-essential businesses are closed as...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Breaking Point On The Horizon

July 21, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Greenville Mayor Knox White to address rising cases of COVID-19 in Greeenville.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 21, 2020, we bring you COVID-19 warnings from medical professionals in the Upstate, recent comments from Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) on his police reform bill and the state of play on it in Congress, Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC)...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — A Year In Four Months

July 18, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Prisma Health Infectious Disease physician Dr. Robin LaCroix

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 18, 2020, we bring you the latest on Sen. Lindsey Graham’s (R-SC) attempts to reshore medical manufacturing jobs to the US, recent polling on how South Carolinians feel about masks and working from home, and updates on...

Gov. McMaster and GOP Leaders Demand Schools Open for Face-To-Face Teaching

July 17, 2020 - Posted in News by Alfred Turner
Gov. Henry McMaster at his Statehouse announcement on Wednesday, July 25, 2020.

Education Superintendent Spearman, District Superintendents, and Democrats Criticize as Premature and Unsafe While there appears to be overwhelming support to re-open South Carolina’s public schools this fall, the question of how to open them safely has become a contentious...

Changes in Consumer Behavior Post-Pandemic

July 17, 2020 - Posted in Business by Alfred Turner
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There is no doubt that the pandemic and resulting quarantines have caused some perhaps permanent shifts in consumer attitudes and behavior. Which is why our next guest’s company has begun conducting studies to discover how consumers in our area (North and South Carolina)...

How the Coronavirus Pandemic Is Forcing Healthcare Providers to Reimagine the Way They Deliver Care

July 16, 2020 - Posted in Health by J. T. Hydrick
Healthcare providers are relying on telehealth to treat patients during the pandemic.

As the impact of the Coronavirus continues to evolve and expand, doctors and healthcare providers are continually being forced to reimagine the way they deliver care to their patients on a fundamental level. Providers are relying on live video appointments with patients,...

SC Lede: COVID-19 — Schoolhouse Bully Pulpit

July 16, 2020 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gov. Henry McMaster at a July 15 press conference

At a July 15 press conference, Gov. Henry McMaster urged all South Carolina public schools to restart in-person classes the day after Labor Day and give parents the option of face-to-face instruction. Credit SCETV On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for July 16, 2020...

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