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Businesses feeling the impact of COVID-19, facing tough choices

  • 19 March 2020
  • Author: Dan McNiel
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Businesses feeling the impact of COVID-19, facing tough choices
Throughout the state and country, people are feeling the impact of the COVID-19 virus, commonly known as the coronavirus.
Area businesses are facing questions of how to cope with this ever-changing new normal.
To reduce community spread of coronavirus, Governor Henry McMaster ordered all restaurants, bars, and cafeterias statewide to stop all dine-in activity beginning Wednesday.
Restaurants will be able to provide delivery and take-out options.

City Council approves COVID -19 measures

  • 19 March 2020
  • Author: Dan McNiel
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Bennettsville City Council approved at its monthly meeting Tuesday various measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Measures include limiting in-person meetings; canceling non-essential employee travel; and canceling the city events such as the Spring Festival, Merchants Meeting, and Easter Egg Hunt.
Council also approved closing all city facilities and offices to the public and use Municipal Association of South Carolina mandatory preventative measures.

Scotland Health makes additional changes in response to COVID-19

  • 19 March 2020
  • Author: Dan McNiel
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As the situation with COVID-19 continues to develop around the world, Health care systems’ responses are evolving. In accordance with current guidance from national and state health leaders, Scotland Health Care System (SHCS) is implementing several changes to protect our patients and providers.

Impact of COVID-19 on Marlboro County Operations

  • 16 March 2020
  • Author: Dan McNiel
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Impact of COVID-19 on Marlboro County Operations
Marlboro County Government department heads, elected/appointed department heads and county council leadership met Monday morning (March 16) to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on county operations and to develop a response to the situation.
The following actions have been taken to protect the public and county employees while maintaining necessary County operations where possible.

DHEC announces additional five cases of 2019 novel coronavirus in South Carolina

  • 16 March 2020
  • Author: Dan McNiel
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DHEC announces additional five cases of 2019 novel coronavirus in South Carolina
COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is investigating five additional cases of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. This brings the total number of cases statewide to 33.
As the state’s case counts expectedly increase, DHEC will publicly report information about facilities and locations that impacted communities should be awa
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