Carolina Panorama Newspaper

Coronavirus Updates


SC Supreme Court suspends in-person appearances

By Order of Chief Justice Beatty of the South Carolina Supreme Court, in-person Court appearances have been suspended until further notice … Read more

Columbia to host drive-thru food drive as a Community Service Project/ National Day of Service

Join District Two Councilman Edward McDowell, Jr., City of Columbia Officials, Richland School District One and the Martin Luther King, Jr.… Read more

Prisma Health restricts patient visitation across entire system

Prisma Health will restrict patient visitation effective Saturday, Jan. 9, in the wake of a growing surge of COVID-19 infections across Sou… Read more


The COMET to provide free COVID-19 test for bus riders

The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET), in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental … Read more

Mayor Steve Benjamin and Columbia City Council Unanimously Approves Emergency Ordinance Extending Mask Face Coverings and Temporary Suspension of Meetings

Mayor Steve Benjamin and Columbia City Council unanimously approved an emergency ordinance that extends the temporary suspension of the nor… Read more

Holidays require balancing risk of infection and risk of social isolation

As families make plans for the holiday season during the pandemic, they need to be aware of two dangers. One is the risk of infection. The … Read more

SC State University to offer free drive-through COVID-19 testing

South Carolina State University is partnering with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SC DHEC) to offer fre… Read more

Testing Confirms New COVID-19 Cases on SC State University Campus - Student-athletes remain quarantined

SC State University officials have confirmed 21 new cases of coronavirus on campus. All of the cases are student-athletes. One week ago, un… Read more

Prisma Health and Richland County work to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among the homeless

Prisma Health and Richland County have collaborated to create a successful Mobile Integrated Healthcare (MIH) team response that has effect… Read more

Family caregivers of veterans eligible for free professional help

The Elizabeth Dole Foundation and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs have launched an emergency respite care fund for the family caregiver… Read more