SC reports 451 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported an increase in new cases but a drop in confirmed deaths Friday afternoon.

  Statesboro area veterans able to get COVID vaccine at VA clinic

  SC reports almost 400 new COVID-19 cases, nearly a dozen deaths

  ‘GetVax’: Text for locations to get COVID vaccine

Hilton Head’s mask ordinance will expire on May 16

  Savannah doctor prepared for authorization of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for younger teens

  SC reports fewer than 300 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths

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Some looking to move to SC out of fear of forced vaccinations

  Savannah community responds to Gov. Kemp’s new COVID-19 guidance executive order

  SC reports nearly 400 new COVID-19 cases

All GEMA mass vaccination sites switch to J&J COVID-19 vaccine

  Keeping kids safe until they can be vaccinated

  SC reports 456 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths

  SC reports more than 600 new COVID-19 cases

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported another increase in COVID-19 cases as the total number of tests given since the pandemic began surpassed 7.4 million.

  COVID hospitalizations trending up after recent drop in Chatham Co.

As the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Chatham County officials are still tracking the trends in the area.

  SC reports more than 500 new COVID-19 cases

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported another increase in COVID-19 cases as the total number of tests given since the pandemic began surpassed 7.4 million.

  Long County has lowest COVID vaccination rate in Southeast Georgia

While the COVID-19 vaccine supply remains high in Georgia, health officials say the demand is low. They believe it is partly due to vaccine hesitancy.

  Vaccinations beginning to taper across Beaufort Co.

SC reports 430 new COVID-19 cases, 20 deaths

  Mask mandate will expire this week in Beaufort

SC reports highest one-day confirmed death total in April

  CDC says many Americans can now go outside without a mask

SC reports 307 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths

CDC data shows millions of Americans aren’t getting second COVID vaccine shot

The CDC reported that as of April 9th about 8% of Americans have missed their second dose of the vaccine.

  Georgia’s mass vaccination sites will close in May

The state-operated mass vaccination sites in Georgia will close in May.

  Coastal Health District continues its COVID-19 vaccination efforts

It’s been a month since vaccine eligibility opened up to everyone over the age of 16 in Georgia.

SC reports 362 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 362 newly-confirmed and 164 probable new COVID-19 cases Monday.

  One month into vaccine expanded eligibility for Georgians: 22% fully vaccinated in Chatham Co.

It has now been one month since all Georgians 16+ qualified to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and the supply is outweighing the number of people that actually want to get the vaccine.

SC reports 424 new COVID-19 cases, 16 deaths

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 424 newly-confirmed and 304 probable new COVID-19 cases Sunday.

Mass Vaccination Site at Gulfstream Aerospace closes early due to severe weather

The mass vaccination site at Gulfstream Aerospace has closed early on Saturday due to severe weather in the area.

SC reports less than 600 new COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 511 newly-confirmed and 331 probable new COVID-19 cases Saturday.

  Coastal Health District tracking rare breakthrough COVID-19 cases after vaccination

As vaccinations continue across the Peach State, we are learning more about breakthrough cases of COVID-19, or infections that happen to a person who is fully vaccinated.

DHEC says vaccine providers can now administer J&J vaccine

Officials with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control said Friday night that state providers can now administer the Johnson and Johnson vaccine after the CDC and FDA lifted a pause on the use of the vaccine.

  Georgia Department of Public Health to resume use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The Georgia Department of Public Health has announced that it will resume use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine pending formal acceptance by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

SC reports more than 600 new COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 607 newly-confirmed and 352 probable new COVID-19 cases Friday.

  Liberty Co. inmates receive COVID vaccine

Now that Georgia has expanded vaccine eligibility to anyone 16 and older, inmates are getting their opportunity to get the shot.

  COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Savannah Civic Center shifts to 1 day a week

It’s been nearly a month since vaccine eligibility has opened up here in the peach state.

SC reports 408 new COVID-19 cases, drop in percent-positive rate

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 408 newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases and 19 confirmed deaths Thursday.

SC reports 391 new COVID-19 cases, slight increase in percent-positive rate

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 391 newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases and 11 confirmed deaths Wednesday.

St. Joseph’s/Candler partnering with local churches to offer vaccine clinics

St. Joseph’s/Candler is partnering with a number of churches in Savannah to bring the COVID-19 vaccine into convenient and comfortable locations.

  Georgia Southern, Savannah State will not require COVID vaccines

Georgia Southern and Savannah State universities currently have no plans to require COVID-19 vaccinations.

SC reports drop in new COVID-19 cases, increase in percent-positive rate

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 362 newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases Tuesday, down from 518 on Monday.

  Savannah research office enrolling patients for new plant-based COVID-19 vaccine trial

Trials for COVID-19 vaccines continue for companies that signed up initially, but also for new ones looking to offer something different.

  Savannah pediatrician offering COVID-19 vaccine to patients

COVID-19 vaccine clinics continue in our area.

SC reports 518 new COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 518 new confirmed COVID-19 cases Monday afternoon as well as 13 new confirmed deaths.

SC governor, first lady receive COVID-19 vaccines

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and his wife received the first dose of their COVID-19 vaccine Monday.

  Supply of COVID-19 vaccines may be outpacing demand in Chatham County

The Coastal Health District estimates about 25 percent of Chatham County residents have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine so far.

SC reports 577 new COVID-19 cases, 14 deaths

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 577 new COVID-19 cases Sunday afternoon as well as 425 probable cases.

SC reports 616 new COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 616 new COVID-19 cases Saturday afternoon as well as 352 probable cases.

  Coastal Health District director concerned with COVID variants

COVID-19 cases remain steady in Chatham County, and while we haven’t seen a significant increase in cases, we also have not had a significant drop of cases either.

SC reports more than 800 new COVID-19 cases

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 847 new COVID-19 cases Friday afternoon as well as 401 probable cases.

FBI warns against making or buying fake COVID-19 vaccination cards

If you either make or purchase a fake COVID-19 vaccination record card, the FBI warns, you could be breaking the law.

SC reports more than 500 new COVID-19 cases

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 589 new COVID-19 cases Thursday afternoon as well as 512 probable cases.

SC reports 466 newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases, new jump in percent-positive

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 466 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday afternoon as well as more than a dozen confirmed deaths.

  US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J shots in blow to vaccine drive

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said they were investigating unusual clots that occurred 6 to 13 days after vaccination.

Savannah’s third mass vaccine site coming to Georgia Southern’s Armstrong campus

“Know your facts, get the vax.” That’s the new campaign announced by local leaders as a third mass COVID vaccination site in Savannah is set to open up on Georgia Southern’s Armstrong campus.

  Clinics make changes after pause of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

News of the pause of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine sent shockwaves across the country.

  St. Joseph’s/Candler partners with churches to hold clinics in fight against vaccine hesitancy

On Tuesday the CDC and FDA recommended a pause in the use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines after reports of rare but serious blood clots in a handful of women. The recommendation brought up new concerns for those combatting vaccine hesitancy.

SC reports 447 newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases, 12 new deaths

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 447 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday afternoon as well as a dozen confirmed deaths.

  COVID-19 vaccine clinic to be held at Tormenta FC home opener

Fans attending the home opener for Tormenta FC will have the opportunity to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Georgia Southern working with state health officials to help distribute vaccine to staff, students

Georgia Southern University is coordinating with the Georgia Department of Public Health to distribute vaccines to students, faculty, and staff.

  As restrictions relax, doctors encourage still practicing COVID precautions

The Coastal Health District’s director says cases of COVID-19 are plateauing at best, but at worst we are seeing a slight increase.

SC reports 453 newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 453 new COVID-19 cases Monday afternoon, but no confirmed or probable deaths attributed to the illness.

  Georgia pauses Johnson & Johnson vaccine site after adverse reactions

The Georgia Department of Health says the reactions were consistent with common reactions in adults receiving any vaccine.

SC reports 588 newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases, 2 confirmed deaths

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control says the latest round of COVID-19 tests confirmed 588 new cases across the state.

SC reports more than 600 newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases for 2nd straight day

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control says the latest round of COVID-19 tests confirmed 637 new cases across the state.

  Mass vaccination site at Gulfstream almost done with week 3 of operations

More than 12,000 people have been vaccinated at the GEMA run mass vaccination site at Gulfstream in just their first three weeks of operation.

  Doctor explains potential reactions from second dose of COVID-19 vaccine

It’s the third week of operations at the GEMA run mass vaccination site at Gulfstream.

SC reports more than 600 newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control says 632 new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the latest batch of test results released Friday.

  Vaccine clinic held at Agape Family Life Center

One of the most rural parts of the Hardeeville/Okatie area was able to host a vaccination clinic Thursday.

SC reports 495 new COVID-19 cases, 20 confirmed deaths

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control said the latest batch of COVID-19 tests revealed almost 500 new confirmed cases and 20 confirmed deaths.

  Possible side effects from the COVID-19 vaccine

One side effect some people may experience from a COVID-19 vaccine are swollen lymph nodes.

SC Senate approves proposal barring mandatory COVID vaccines

The resolution advanced by senators unanimously Wednesday states that employers can’t punish or fire their workers for refusing to get the shots.

  Hospice Savannah teams up with Gulfstream Aerospace, City of Savannah for COVID vaccine clinic

Hospice Savannah organizers aim to give 1,000 COVID vaccines each Wednesday and Thursday at the Savannah Civic Center until the need is no longer there.

  Helping the homeless community receive the COVID vaccine

J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care is taking their vaccine efforts on the road. They are meeting people directly where they are, like at the Salvation Army.

SC reports 324 new COVID-19 cases, jump in percent-positive

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control said the latest batch of COVID-19 tests revealed 324 new confirmed cases.

Estill town leaders bring COVID-19 vaccine clinic to downtown

The town was able to bring 500 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to the Bull Durham Center in downtown Estill.

  Ogeechee Tech holds first COVID-19 vaccine clinic

The clinic was supplied with 200 doses and organizers hoped they could administer all of them.

  Clinic held at Savannah State to help vaccinate students

Savannah State University is stepping up efforts to get students vaccinated.

SC reports 358 new COVID-19 cases, no confirmed deaths

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported no confirmed or probable deaths from COVID-19 in the latest data Tuesday afternoon.

Mayor Johnson: COVID-19 vaccines available starting Wednesday at Savannah Civic Center

Savannah Mayor Van Johnson announced during his weekly news conference Tuesday morning that COVID-19 vaccines will be available starting Wednesday, April 7 at the Savannah Civic Center.