A grant has been awarded to Mission Lexington by Lexington Medical Center Foundation for prescription medications in the amount of $5,000. “We’re beyond grateful to Lexington Medical Center for their continued support through this grant,” said Robin W. Bowers, Executive Director of Mission Lexington. “This continued partnership allows us toContinue Reading

The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) announced that a driver who is employed by their subcontractor, RATP Dev USA, Inc., tested positive for the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19. The driver operated routes 77 and 6 on Monday, 9/7; Soda Cap 1 on Tuesday, 9/8 and last workedContinue Reading

Doctors, nurses and healthcare providers across America have heroically risked their lives treating patients suffering from COVID-19. These healthcare heroes deserve support from our communities and lawmakers. But the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is scheduled to cut reimbursement rates in early 2021 that our doctors depend on.Continue Reading

Prisma Health is now offering limited visitation for designated care partners as of, September 1. “Being with a loved one is, in itself, a healing therapy, and Prisma Health looks forward to offering expanded visitation for designated care partners next week,” said Scott Sasser, MD, a nationally recognized disaster preparednessContinue Reading

Palmetto Primary Care Physicians (PPCP) is now offering the Abbott ID NOW COVID-19 Molecular Test. The test is available to their 200,000+ patients and the general public in all three of their markets in Charleston, Columbia and Myrtle Beach. The test is covered by most insurances and is used toContinue Reading

Dr. Robert Puchalski with SCENT Allergy & Sleep Medicine has completed the first procedure in the Midlands at Prisma Health Richland. Inspire is an FDA-approved obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) treatment option for people who cannot use Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) therapy. OSA affects 22 million Americans. When left untreated,Continue Reading

Sion Owen, certified brace specialist and pedorthist, has announced the re-opening of his store now independently titled The Orthocare Place, located at 7001 St. Andrews Road A-17 in the Murraywood Shopping Centre in Irmo. Formerly Foot Solutions of Columbia, Owen rebranded during the Coronavirus shut down offering a wider varietyContinue Reading

Prisma Health is at the center of caring for many of South Carolina’s COVID-19 patients. As of July 31, the hospital system has cared for more than 2,138 COVID-19 inpatients and tested more than 114,000 through its testing sites in its hospitals and the community. To continue to raise communityContinue Reading

As the Coronavirus continues to attack, it is important to stay healthy and safe. Please use the below information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to help keep you, your family, and your friends protected against this disease. SymptomsThis illness has been recorded with a spectrum of severity, fromContinue Reading