Article by Lisa Roberts

As an international student, studying in the United States is one of the most interesting opportunities you’ll have in your lifetime. Not only do you get to experience one of the most quintessentially Western cultures on the planet; but you also get to spend time in one of the biggest cultural melting pots in the world. After all, America is a nation built by newcomers - so no matter where you’ll go, you’re bound to feel some of that welcome spirit in this day and age as well!

The guidelines detailed in this plan are driven by three major considerations: safety, gradual and phasing in. We respectfully submit this balanced and strategic approach using best practices is the optimal approach for the state – our fellow citizens and our guests.

Full opening of hotels and Event Venues will need to allow lead time for staff to be rehired and trained, the food supply chain to be fully and normally operational, safety measures to be implemented, including providing ample time for operators to get the necessary Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) and do a deep re-clean and sanitization of the entire facility using the CDC-recommended guidelines during COVID-19 to keep staff and guests safe.

South Carolina is committed to following the protocols established by Governor McMaster regarding safe social distancing and this heightened awareness of public safety. South Carolina’s hospitality industry is waiting for the return of its guests and, in the meantime, we are preparing for the reopening by suggesting doing the following things to welcome customers...

Cosmetic Dentist, Dana Blalock, DDS and Lauren Fowler, DDS are celebrating 10 year of being in business on Daniel Island. Daniel Island Dentistry is a full scope of general and cosmetic dentistry with expertise ranging from dental sleep medicine, neuromuscular dentistry, porcelain veneers to dental implants , and crowns.

National Call to Action Urges Americans to Donate Convalescent Plasma

GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA (JULY 31, 2020) – An urgent plea from the President and top public health officials has thrust the potentially lifesaving effects of convalescent plasma into the national spotlight. Convalescent plasma has proven to drastically help many COVID-19 patients battling the virus. At a roundtable discussion on July 30, President Donald Trump, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, and Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci, among others, urged the public to donate convalescent plasma to help their fellow Americans. The Blood Connection (TBC) has been at the forefront of local convalescent plasma collection efforts for several months, in its commitment to meet every patient’s need. Rarely is the blood collection community highlighted by nation leadership, but because of blood centers’ essential role in collecting convalescent plasma, TBC’s work is now part of a public health initiative.

BEHIND THE SCENES - BOONE HALL PLANTATION, Things to do in Charleston

First, we need to recognize that long time Boone Hall owner Willie McRae passed away on April 2, 2020. Although he never sought recognition for being so, Willie is a Lowcountry giant. He was an incredible visionary who was always looking for new and innovative ways to present the "magical, mystical" place that Boone Hall Plantation is. His accomplishments are too numerous to mention here, but undoubtedly the crown jewel of those was his implementation of a conservation easement agreement in November of last year.

The Charleston shutdown 2020 has affected the Charleston business community and the restaurants have had to make a lot of changes to stay in business. Charleston is known for its Southern Hospitality and great food. This shutdown has been a challenge and The Fat Hen on Johns Island has to overcome some of these challenges.

GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA (April 6, 2020) – The Blood Connection (TBC) has announced that it is collecting donations from recovered COVID-19 patients to help with research and clinical trials. The blood product, known as convalescent plasma, may have antibodies that can help those critically ill from COVID-19 to fight the virus.

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