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Beaufort Memorial to provide 3rd doses to immunocompromised

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine will be offered by appointment at Port Royal Vaccine Clinic From staff reports  Beginning the week of August 30, Beaufort Memorial’s Port Royal Vaccine Clinic will begin offering third doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to immunocompromised patients as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  The clinic will expand… Keep Reading

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An evolutionary truth: There is safety in numbers

The old aphorism “… safety in numbers,” has a biological and evolutionary basis. Primates, human and otherwise, evolved as social critters. Banding in even small groups provides protection against predators.  From humankind’s earliest history, there is evidence that they lived first, in small bands; later human associations grew into tribes, then clumped into cities, and… Keep Reading

Coronavirus/Education/Schools

Schools set to open amid COVID surge

By Mike McCombs  Uncertainty. Apprehension. Nervousness.  For parents and students, alike, these can be common emotions as the beginning of a new school year draws near. But this year, they are for all the wrong reasons.  With the delta variant and a low vaccination rate helping COVID numbers to spike, it could be a risky… Keep Reading

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How to ask other parents if they are vaccinated If you and your child have been vaccinated for COVID-19, you may be wondering if their friends’ families have been vaccinated too. But, is it okay to ask?  “I think most of the time a conversation resolves a lot. Keeping things mysterious and unknown and everybody… Keep Reading

Coronavirus/Health

BCSD, BMH team up for 2 vaccination clinics

From staff reports Although the COVID-19 vaccine is not mandatory for students to return to school, the Beaufort County School District (BCSD) has partnered with Beaufort Memorial Hospital (BMH) in offering two free drive-through Pfizer vaccination clinics this week for anyone 12 and older. A parent/guardian must accompany any child. South of the Broad The… Keep Reading