COVID-19 numbers by zip code

SCDHEC’s latest update for coronavirus case numbers in the following Blythewood and Fairfield County zip codes: BLYTHEWOOD – 20 total cases FAIRFIELD COUNTY – 17 total cases Latest update: Tuesday, April 7 at 4:42 p.m.

Providence Health accepting donations of medical and protective supplies and equipment

COLUMBIA – Providence Health today announced it is accepting donations of unused and handmade medical and protective supplies and equipment. This move is part of Providence Health’s ongoing efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for increased needs of personal protective equipment (PPE), which healthcare providers across the nation are experiencing.  The hospital can […]

COVID-19 numbers by zip code

SCDHEC’s latest update for coronavirus case numbers in the following Blythewood and Fairfield County zip codes: BLYTHEWOOD – 20 total cases FAIRFIELD COUNTY – 17 total cases Latest update: Tuesday, April 7 at 4:42 p.m.

BREAKING -COVOID-19 cases to be available by zip code

FAIRFIELD/BLYTHEWOOD – Governor McMaster has directed South Carolina DHEC to again report coronavirus cases by zip code instead of just by county. “Starting today, I have directed SC DHEC to publicly disclose the up-to-date numbers of confirmed cases by local zip code.  In addition they will provide the estimated number of residents who are likely […]

Update on Fairfield COVID-19 cases

BLYTHEWOOD /FAIRFIELD COUNTY – A new case of coronavirus was reported today in Fairfield County bringing the total to 8. The new case was reported at 4 p.m. today on DHEC’s website.  There have been no deaths reported in the county.

Army Corps of Engineers considers retrofitting former FMH building for use during pandemic

WINNSBORO – As the coronavirus pandemic spreads like wildfire across the country, eating up supplies, staff and facilities in its path, one emerging plan to mitigate the increasing and immediate need for more facilities calls for retrofitting existing facilities all around the country, including vacant, unused hospitals. To that end, representatives from the Army Corps […]

What’s in CARES packages for local small businesses

BLYTHEWOOD/FAIRFIELD COUNTY – As many of Blythewood and Fairfield County’s small ‘non-essential’ businesses were placed under mandatory closure orders by the Governor Tuesday evening (Gov. Henry McMaster Orders Non-Essential Businesses Closed Throughout S.C.), others in town were already closed by the limitations of social distancing. The revenue is drying up quickly all down the street, […]

Learning in the Time of Corona

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Students of every age – from pre-K to grad school – are grappling with a completely new set of everyday circumstances, as the coronavirus pandemic has shut down schools. But it’s not just the students who are dealing with big changes. Many parents of school-age children have been pushed into the unfamiliar […]

BHS promotes virtual plant sale

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood High School horticulture class is offering a virtual plant sale with respect to social distancing requirements. Plants can be ordered online and picked up curbside at one of the times and locations on the order form. Both Chester High School and Nation’s Ford High School are assisting with the sale at […]

Langford on parade

BLYTHEWOOD – After almost two weeks of life in quarantine, Langford Elementary School students were treated with a car parade by faculty and staff on March 26. Langford faculty met at the school and followed the school bus routes through the community. Pictured here, families in Eagle’s Glen greet Langford’s motorcade of over thirty cars […]