MONCKS CORNER, S.C.–The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Moncks Corner takes place on Friday, May 3rd at Berkeley High School, 406 W Main St.
BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. — Roper St. Francis Healthcare and MUSC plan to build a 43-bed, freestanding rehabilitation hospital on the campus of the future Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospital.
This flu season is serious, and cost should not keep you from getting a flu shot, according to SCDHEC representatives. Many healthcare providers, pharmacies and community organizations offer low- or no-cost flu shots. Most insurance plans cover at least part of the cost. In response to the crisis, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is waiving administrative […]
BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–A St. Stephen woman has died from complications of the flu, according to family. Paula Breck Bordeaux, a 42-year-old mother of five, died after being diagnosed with double pneumonia and the flu, her husband Hank Bordeaux told Live 5 News. Bordeaux was also apparently battling kidney failure at the same time. Just a few days before her death, […]
GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–As the holiday season picks up momentum Ariana Koza of Goose Creek is keeping track of two deadlines – Christmas and her due date. Koza, a patient care tech in Trident Medical Center’s Emergency Department, is expecting her first child on December 28. “I can definitely tell my energy level isn’t near what it is normally,” explained Koza. […]
BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control confirms that the agency is working with the Berkeley County School District to determine the cause of a recent illness outbreak at a Goose Creek school. On Friday, SCDHEC officials issued the following statement: DHEC is working closely with Westview Primary School in Berkeley County to determine the cause […]
The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced this week that the state has suffered its first flu-associated death of the season. “Sadly, an individual from the Upstate region has become our first lab-confirmed, influenza-associated death of the season,” said Teresa Foo MD, MPH, DHEC Immunization Medical Consultant. “Unfortunately we see many deaths, hospitalizations and other serious complications […]
BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Not even Stage 4 cancer could keep Kizzie Priestly, 39, from recently marrying the love of her life. On Thursday, the Goose Creek woman exchanged wedding vows with her fiance, David Hall, at Trident Hospital in North Charleston. The happy couple was supposed to get married Sunday, but after Priestly’s condition recently worsened, it required her to be admitted to […]
South Carolina’s teen birth rate has declined by 67% since peaking in 1991, continuing decades of success for communities acrost the state. This includes a 9% decrease from 2015 to 2016, landing the teen birth rate for 15-19 year olds at 23.8 per 1,000 females. Declines over the past 25 years have been most substantial among African American youth ages […]
GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–Are you ready to save a life? The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be back in Goose Creek for a blood drive at the Municipal Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 11. The public is encouraged to make an appointment to donate by calling Goose Creek City Clerk Kelly Lovette at (843) 797-6220 ext. […]