SC Lede: COVID-19 — The Amazing Trace

May 7, 2020

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and CareSouth partnered to host a free COVID-19 testing site in Society Hill, SC, on Tuesday, May 5, 2020.
Credit Gavin Jackson/SCETV

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for May 7, 2020, we take you to a recent free COVID-19 testing site in the Pee Dee, recap the findings of a recent survey of South Carolina businesses, look at how the expansion of broadband access is gaining traction with lawmakers, and more.

Then in our Wind Down section we listen to your voicemails, plus host Gavin Jackson tricks producer A.T. Shire into summoning the ghost with the most.

The South Carolina Lede is here to keep you up to date on important news as the Palmetto State faces the COVID-19 virus. There is so much news out there right now it’s overwhelming. This podcast is for you to get information that matters to you, your family and your fellow South Carolinians. No hype. No fear. Just COVID-19 news and resources to get us all through this.

Each of these special episodes is structured to give you straight up information up front followed by additional context and reporting, your voices, resources and tips and we end it all with a little wind down.

And we want to hear from you! Leave us a 1-minute long voicemail at 803-563-7169 to tell us how you’re coping with COVID-19, what your life is like in quarantine, and what are you watching, reading, and doing during this time of social distancing.

You can keep up with the latest updates on COVID-19 in South Carolina on the SCETV coronavirus page here.

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