Edgefield County has Another Confirmed Case of COVID-19 – 10 Total*

Edgefield County has Another Confirmed Case of COVID-19 – 10 Total*

By: Tiffani Ireland (*see explanation below as to why total number remains unchanged) The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported Wednesday, Apr. 15, that Edgefield County has another confirmed case of COVID-19.  That reporting came just a day after DHEC announced that the Edgefield had “lost” a case of the virus. […]

From Paris in the Time of Coronavirus

From Paris in the Time of Coronavirus

A New “Hanging Out” at Aperitif time, on the 5e etage (6 th floor), at which time the Normans stop and applaud the health professionals. By Dr. Elizabeth Joiner, retired French professor at University of S.C. in Columbia, who lives in Paris with her husband Dr. Buford Norman, also retired USC French professor. Visitors to […]

Edgefield County has 4 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Edgefield County has 4 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Tiffani Ireland The SC Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced Friday afternoon, Arp. 10, that Edgefield County has 4 new confirmed cases of COVID-19.  That brings to the cumulative number of cases of the virus in the county to 10. However, as Emergency Management Director Suzy Spurgeon reminded in an earlier report on […]

Two County Residents Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter in Saluda

Two County Residents Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter in Saluda

            The Saluda County Sheriff’s Office has arrested three suspects, two of whom are from Edgefield County, in connection with the death of Joseph Glenn Grubbs, Jr., of Greenville, SC.  According to Chief Deputy Toby Horne of the SCSO, who spoke to the Advertiser regarding the arrests Thursday, Apr. 9, the case started when a passerby discovered […]

Self Regional Healthcare announces staffing adjustments

Self Regional Healthcare announces staffing adjustments

Word from Edgefield Healthcare CEO Greenwood, April 3, 2020 -Self Regional Healthcare President and CEO, Jim Pfeiffer announced today that organization-wide staffing adjustments will be made to deal with the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Like every other healthcare system in the nation, we at Self Regional Healthcare continue to experience the significant financial impact of […]

EDGEFIELD COUNTY COUNCIL

EDGEFIELD COUNTY COUNCIL

On behalf of County Council and our Administrative offices, I want to send out a brief messageto all residents of Edgefield County. County government is considered an essential service. It has been exempted from the Governors Executive Order. Legally, County Council is required to meet once a month. It is critically important for continuity of […]

Another Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Edgefield County – Total 5

Another Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Edgefield County – Total 5

COVID-19 Reported in All 46 Counties             The Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported Friday, Apr. 3 2020, that another case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Edgefield County.  This brings the total number of cases of the virus in the county to 5.  While not releasing the names of the people who have tested positive […]

COVID-19 Reported in All 46 Counties Across South Carolina

COVID-19 Reported in All 46 Counties Across South Carolina

5 deaths, 261 New Cases COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today reported 261 additional cases of COVID-19. That brings the statewide total cases to 1,554 in all 46 counties*.   “There are now documented cases of COVID-19 in every county across our state,” Dr. Brannon Traxler, DHEC physician. “The level […]

Exercise and the immune Response

Exercise and the immune Response

By Paul Gustafson, PhD, RKT, RPG Kinesiotherapy, LLC, Edgefield, SC In recent weeks there has been an increased interest in methods to protect oneself from infection.  Reducing one’s exposure to infection has recently been a priority in our minds and in media reports.  Another topic receiving somewhat less but important attention is that of maintaining […]

2 More Cases of COVID-19 in Edgefield County – 4 Total

2 More Cases of COVID-19 in Edgefield County – 4 Total

Zip Codes of Cases in County Identified             The SC Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported Apr. 1, 2020, that there have been 2 more confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Edgefield County.  However, this number is still shy of the 9 cases DHEC had projected the county would see by this time as relayed to […]