As public conversations about the novel coronavirus pandemic increase, children might worry that about themselves, family members and friends getting ill with COVID-19.

To get tested, contact your health care provider or a local hospital, such as Self Regional Medical Center or Abbeville Area Medical Center. You may also attend a free testing clinic. Here are some that are currently planned:

If someone is experiencing difficulty breathing, coughing and/or a fever, they might need to be tested for COVID-19. A medical professional will attempt to rule out other conditions such as the flu, strep or another respiratory virus, according to current guidelines from the state Department…

As state officials look to ease the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, which has led to closures and cancellations across South Carolina, the state Department of Employment and Workforce is making it easier for workers who lost their job to collect benefits.

COVID-19

LATEST DEVELOPMENTS

State health officials reported 784 new confirmed cases and 83 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, as well as 18 additional confirmed deaths and 5 new probable deaths.

State health officials reported 921 new confirmed cases and 79 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday, as well as 40 additional confirmed deaths and 10 new probable deaths.

State health officials reported 686 new confirmed cases and 86 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, along with 11 additional confirmed deaths and 1 new probable death.

State health officials reported 666 new confirmed cases and 66 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday, along with 25 additional confirmed deaths and 10 new probable deaths.

Up to three quarters of Greenwood County School District 50’s students are expected to be back to face-to-face instruction next semester, according to district officials.

State health officials reported 539 new confirmed cases and 29 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, along with 11 additional confirmed deaths, and 1 new probable death.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As the Lakelands and the country respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic, which has led to state and national emergency declarations, it is vital for everyone to have up-to-date information about the virus and its spread. As such, we're providing free access to all of our COVID-19 coverage, which is available on this page.

Here's the latest information on COVID-19 from health agencies and hospitals:

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Greenwood School District 50, Abbeville School District and Ninety Six School District 52 Calendars are available here!!! Click to view calendars here.

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