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SC Lede: COVID-19 — Our New Normal

March 18, 2020 - Posted in News by Sean Birch
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On this episode for March 18, 2020, we look at emergency funding measures passed by the state Senate, what a feeding operation for students in Kershaw County looks like and what the scene was like in Five Points on the last night bars were open in the state. Each of these...

It's Census Time, South Carolina. But Can We Get Past the Hangups?

March 18, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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A look at South Carolina's anticipated response rates to the 2020 Census. The redder the area, the less likely it is expected to respond. Such apathy can have huge consequences on school funding, government services, and representation on Election Day. Credit U.S. Census...

March into Spring: New renewal courses + free offer

March 18, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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ETV provides quality professional development for South Carolina educators, continuing our strong commitment to education. ETV Teacher Recertification offers over 25 online courses, plus several NEW Natural History courses. Courses earn 20 renewal credits each and are...

Insurance companies' telehealth policies during COVID-19

March 18, 2020 - Posted in Health by John Lewis
A doctor connects to a rural hospital from his office through telehealth.

As hospitals focus more attention on addressing the coronavirus pandemic , insurance companies and healthcare providers are emphasizing the use of telehealth services for patients that are not critically ill or presenting symptoms of COVID-19 (cough, fever, shortness of...

Coronavirus and the SC Business Community

March 18, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Economic activity was looking like business as usual for 2020, meaning all signals pointing to more slow but steady growth. And then came the coronavirus. What is the reaction so far from our state’s business community? Mike Switzer interviews Ted Pitts, president and CEO...

SCETV provides programming and online content

March 17, 2020 - Posted in SCETV by Tabitha Safdi
SCETV providing programming and online content

In order to support families and educators, we’ve put together a list of content to help you through. We've also opened access to two of our locally presented shows, Yoga In Practice and Expeditions . You can always watch SCETV and PBS programs on-demand at SCETV.org . It's...

How to access free telehealth services during COVID-19

March 17, 2020 - Posted in Health by John Lewis
Dr. Bryon Frost, in his Florence office, uses telehealth for virtual appointments with patients.

To help assess patients with potential COVID-19 symptoms, several South Carolina healthcare providers are offering free access to telehealth services. If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms (fever, dry cough, or shortness of breath), telehealth is a great way to be...

Stuck inside? Learn and play with PBS KIDS

March 17, 2020 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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Here are some resources for parents from PBS KIDS!

March 2020 on Knowitall.org

March 17, 2020 - Posted in Education by Mimi Wortham-Brown
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Knowitall brings you an abundance of content for Women’s History and National Nutrition Months —and it’s all so easy to locate—just a few clicks away! We also have numerous resources for South Carolina Day, World Storytelling Day and World Poetry Day...and more! See below...

Rock Hill's homeless services (including the free bus) adjust for COVID-19

March 16, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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Rock Hill has two services the city's homeless population uses on a daily basis to get something to eat. One is the MyRide bus system, a free, citywide service for all; the other is the Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen, MyRide drops off across the street from the soup kitchen...

DHEC Announces First COVID-19 Related Death

March 16, 2020 - Posted in News by Thelisha Eaddy
South Carolina's first COVID-19 related death was a resident of Lexington Medical Center Extended Care Skilled Nursing Facility

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has reported the state’s first death related to COVID-19 novel coronavirus. “We regret to report that South Carolina has suffered its first death in an elderly person recently reported to have been...

Reel South Kicks Off Fifth Season on April 6

March 16, 2020 - Posted in Documentaries by Nick Price
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This April, Reel South is poised to showcase the diversity and poignant storytelling of the American South again with the forthcoming Season 5 television series for PBS audiences nationwide. With 10 new films for a 2020 decade, the series embarks on an identity quest for...

Marathoner Rachel Weeks | Original SC

March 16, 2020 - Posted in Digital by Tabitha Safdi
Marathoner Rachel Weeks

In 2002, Weeks was diagnosed with Usher syndrome, a condition causing vision and hearing loss. Weeks searched for ways to experience the world around her even with a limited field of vision. She was researching running for the visually impaired and came across a website on...

Talking to kids about the Coronavirus

March 15, 2020 - Posted in Health
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With global attention on the Coronavirus (COVID-19), young children may have questions. While there are still a lot of unknowns about COVID-19, one thing for sure, is that a good hand washing goes a long way to prevent sickness. SCETV has made the "Wash Hands Song"...

Learning is fun with national peers & PBS

March 15, 2020 - Posted in Education by K.Finger
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Bored at the thought of more PD? Maybe you're missing engagement. Find it in a PBS TeacherLine facilitated course! Not only will your facilitator actively guide you through the course and provide feedback, you'll enjoy a lot of interaction with your national peers - sharing...

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