Saluda, Edgefield Co. providers plan COVID-19 testing events

Healthcare providers and local community partners in adjacent Saluda County and nearby Edgefield County have stepped up to provide residents in their neighborhoods with free coronavirus testing later this month….

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Lexington County joins Mental Health Month observance

It’s Mental Health Month, and the Lexington County Community Mental Health Center is partnering with the South Carolina Department of Mental Health to remind folks that during this time of…

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DHEC to begin testing of all nursing home residents and staff

Generations of Batesburg-Leeville, Saluda Nursing Center and Long’s Residential Care on the western edge of Lake Murray in Saluda County will be among the 194 nursing homes across South Carolina…

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DHEC seeking local partners for COVID-19 screening event in B-L

More than seven and half times as many people likely have been infected by COVID-19 in two Batesburg-Leesville zip codes as the number of confirmed diagnoses, but limited access to…

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DHEC begins mobile testing sites; no site yet scheduled for B-L

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has begun operating mobile coronavirus testing sites in rural communities across the state, but no mobile testing is yet scheduled…

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Local plant responds to worker worries amid order to keep producing

As President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday compelling meat plants across the country to stay open and ramp up production, a major poultry enterprise here in Batesburg-Leesville is…

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DHEC provides 15 facilities with COVID-19 rapid test device

Lexington Medical Center is one of 15 facilities around South Carolina to receive a new device recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to provide rapid test…

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