Savannah Mayor Van Johnson once again went out in the community this past weekend to see if businesses and people were complying with guidelines and mandates aimed to keep COVID-19 from spreading in Savannah, this time with the Alcohol Beverage and Compliance Unit for the Savannah Police Department.
Several will use the holiday weekend to head to the beach, a pool or even a barbecue, but health leaders are asking you to celebrate with caution as the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact our community.
Many farms have been impacted by the pandemic, Farm Bureau is reporting that March 2020 data shows a 23% increase in farm bankruptcies; but Whippoorwill Farms S.C. said they’re doing O.K. throughout it all.
For most clinics, if you want to get tested for COVID-19 or the antibody test, you can come in and fill out the paperwork and discuss your options with a healthcare worker and find out which test is right for you.
Doctors say fewer patients are coming to get care at Memorial Health’s Emergency Room because of COVID-19 concerns, but they are warning against this saying you could be missing out on critical care when it matters most.
DHEC has a goal of testing 2% of South Carolina’s population, which is 110,000 South Carolinians per month beginning this month. DHEC has developed a statewide testing plan to dramatically increase testing.
Wednesday was not only national nurses appreciation day, but also school nurses. Savannah Chatham School board took time to honor their 55 nurses across the district during their virtual board meeting.
Students across are country are still being home schooled. However, some students living in poverty, having problems at home, or lacking technology and other resources are being hit hardest during this time.