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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today it is collecting laptop and mobile phone donations through an established partner non-profit organization, America’s Adopt A Soldier, to help Veterans at risk of or experiencing homelessness stay connected to their hea…

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FLORENCE, S.C. (August 1, 2020) – HopeHealth welcomes family medicine physician Samuel J. Tomlinson III, MD, to HopeHealth in Kingstree.

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FLORENCE, S.C. (August 1, 2020) – HopeHealth welcomes Melissa Brady, MSW, LISW-CP, to the HopeHealth Medical Plaza in Florence, where she serves as a behavioral health consultant.

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FLORENCE, S.C. – HopeHealth welcomes Jessica Green, LPC, LAC, CAC II, to HopeHealth in Manning, where she serves as a behavioral health consultant.

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations for those who may be impacted by Hurricane Isaias.The National Hurricane Center (NHC) reports that tropical storm conditions are expected, with hurricane …

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FLORENCE, S.C. – HopeHealth is striving to make the lives of children brighter this holiday season through its Children of Hope Christmas in July internal campaign.

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During the current coronavirus pandemic, we continue to provide help to you and other people in your communities.  While our offices are not providing service to walk-in visitors due to COVID-19, we remain ready and able to help you by phone with most Social Security business.  You can speak…

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Benefits.gov is dedicated to providing the most up-to-date information to help citizens access resources from our Partner agencies throughout the coronavirus pandemic. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has created more flexibility within their program…

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(Cheraw, SC) -- Diabetes is a health condition that affects how the body turns food into energy. Most of the food one eats breaks down into sugar, also known as glucose, and then it is released into the bloodstream. As the blood sugar elevates, the pancreas releases insulin. Insulin allows t…

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I have incontinence. And I’m a marathon runner. Two sentences you probably never expect to hear together, but they’re both true.  I’m 52 and I’ve run all my life. It’s my passion. It helps keep me in shape. It clears my mind and de-stresses me after a long day. My many races I sign up for gi…

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DALLAS — When patients under age 54 were hospitalized with abnormal heart rhythms, those who abused alcohol were 72% more likely to die before being discharged, according to preliminary research to be presented July 27-30, 2020, at the virtual American Heart Association’s Basic Cardiovascula…

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Has shame ever led you to unplug almost entirely from your friends and family?This is a common scenario with folks who struggle with the debilitating pain of a personal addiction. Such confinement often worsens the harmful addiction cycle, causing further losses and devastation, commonly ref…

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During COVID-19, partners may be quickly moving in together to shelter-in-place. Some of these relationships are as fresh as new matches, and some as familiar as life-long partners. Moving in together may be the best option for partners given their social, mental, physical, or financial need…

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Many of us turn to diet and lifestyle changes to improve our health, but for SC residents sourcing their drinking water from a private well, regular testing of well water can be just as important an aspect in maintaining overall health.For SC residents sourcing their drinking water from a pr…

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Beginning July 27, the Ralph H. Johnson VAMC Primary Care Lab will move outside to the Mobile Lab located in the Valet Parking area of the medical center.  The Primary Care Lab sees patients by scheduled appointment to allow for proper social distancing and patient safety.  If you have an ap…

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 1,654 new confirmed cases and one new probable case of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 39 additional confirmed deaths and 26 new probable deaths.

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 1,870 new confirmed cases and one new probable case of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 56 additional confirmed deaths and one new probable death.

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina has exceeded its monthly COVID-19 testing goal for the month of July by performing 143,336 tests from July 1 through July 16, surpassing the target of 140,000 tests.To date, DHEC and partners have held 503 free testing events across the state since May, and a …

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He’s had triple bypass surgery, two leg amputations, gallbladder removal and eye surgery.

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 2,335 new confirmed cases and one new probable case of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 19 additional confirmed deaths and no new probable deaths. At this time, we are unable to report th…

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 1,481 new confirmed cases and two new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 39 additional confirmed deaths and no new probable deaths. At this time, we are unable to report t…

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is asking South Carolinians to "Mask Up" as part of a new statewide campaign aimed at encouraging youth and young adults to embrace wearing a face mask in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In Sou…

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Today, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and the S.C. Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (LLR)’s State Board of Nursing issued a joint order giving nursing graduates temporary authorization to practice so they may assist health care fa…

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced the most COVID-19 associated deaths reported out for a single day, 69 confirmed and three probable, however, the deaths of the individuals occurred over the past few weeks.

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The City of Hartsville will begin distributing reusable cloth face masks to citizens at several locations throughout the city, while supplies last. The masks come from generous donations from Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center, The Byerly Foundation, and the Sonoco Foundation.