While thousands of critical frontline workers in the Grand Strand have received their COVID-19 vaccinations, there are still many under Phase 1-A who haven’t even received information about how to get the vaccine.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has published an updated version of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan ahead of the anticipated first doses to be sent into the state by the end of December 2020.
Nurse practitioners are questioning their own education at some colleges. There’s no national standard on how to educate nurse practitioners, while medical education for doctors was standardized more than 100 years ago.
The federal government allocated nearly half a billion in CARES Act funds to colleges the government considered not financially responsible. Some colleges received money after announcing their plans to close for good.
More than 200 companies that paid the federal government for fraud related accusations in the last decade received billions of dollars in unsolicited relief money as part of the coronavirus bailout package.
An analysis of state nursing home inspections and records of COVID-19 infections associated with nursing homes by the Washington Post reveals dozens of facilities had infection-related violations in the months before coronavirus infections.