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.

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Greenwood County logged two new confirmed COVID-19 deaths on Saturday, as did Laurens County, while the statewide confirmed death toll from the virus rapidly approached 6,000

Andy Hartung, Self Regional Healthcare's assistant vice president and chief information officer, said the process of organizing and operating Self's COVID-19 vaccination clinic is like other hospital processes, it's a constant effort to streamline and make things more efficient. Staff are le…

Nearly 100 cases of COVID-19 have affected employees at Eaton’s electrical facility in Greenwood County in the past year.

Offices and cubicles transform into a clinic as needed, and the crews behind Self Regional Healthcare’s vaccine clinic have turned a former business office into the hub of immunization against COVID-19.

State health officials reported 3,528 new confirmed cases and 97 probable cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, along with 23 additional confirmed deaths and eight probable deaths.

This week, Greenwood County School District 52 has received reports of seven people testing positive for COVID-19, while five await test results and 30 are quarantined, the district said in a Friday afternoon release.

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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