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S.C. Hospitals Face Huge Financial Losses in Wake of Covid-19 Pandemic

File photo: Medical University of SC Hospital, Ashley River Tower, Charleston, SC
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In South Carolina’s battle against the coronavirus, hospitals across the state are at the forefront.  But as the first line of defense they are incurring huge financial losses, and having to layoff thousands of workers.

Russ McKinney has 30 years of experience in radio news and public affairs. He is a former broadcast news reporter in Spartanburg, Columbia and Atlanta. He served as Press Secretary to former S.C. Governor Dick Riley for two terms, and for 20 years was the chief public affairs officer for the University of South Carolina.