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Health

Jul 28, 2020

Luxor Scientific offers testing discount through Spartanburg Chamber

Spartanburg businesses can get a 52% discount on COVID-19 testing for employees via a new Bringing Back the Burg Business Recovery Task Force initiative.

Jul 27, 2020

Upstate Giving, July 27

Clemson’s Dominion Senior Living at Patrick Square and Everlan Independent Living by Dominion presented a donation to Wild Hearts Equine Therapy Center after the nonprofit visited residents with horses in tow earlier this month.

Jul 27, 2020

Milliken expands domestic production of medical fabric

Following continued rising demand for reusable fabric for medical gowns since March, the textile company plans to prioritize domestic production in the months to come.

Jul 24, 2020

Michelin, community leaders prepare for reopened schools

Michelin brings together business and political leaders to encourage mask wearing and other safety measures. The tiremaker also announced a donation of 50,000 masks to underprivledged communities across the state.

Jul 17, 2020

Ritrama develops antimicrobial film for high-touch surfaces

Spartanburg's Ritrama Inc. has developed an antimicrobial film to prevent bacterial infection within educational environments and other high-contact locations.

Jul 17, 2020

Clemson, MUSC set up COVID-19 testing for employees

As Clemson University mandates all students, faculty and staff to report a negative COVID-19 test five days before returning to campus, the school will be extending free testing.

Jul 15, 2020

AFC opening new clinic to serve Clemson area

American Family Care, a chain of nearly 200 clinics, is opening an urgent care center offering both in-office appointments and telehealth visits.

Jul 15, 2020

Mask Up initiative distributes 10,000 masks

Since the Greenville Chamber and local companies joined forces to distribute masks to small businesses under the Mask Up initiative, more than 10,000 masks were distributed by July 9 with 30,000 more in the works.

Jul 9, 2020

Arcpoint Labs test expected to measure COVID-19 immunity

Greenville-based Arcpoint Labs is spearheading another COVID-19 test to add to its repertoire, an antibody test that not only detects COVID-19 antibodies in the blood but also how effective they are in holding off the virus.

Jul 9, 2020

Zooming In for July 9

Staying in the loop while staying at home.

Jul 9, 2020

Medshore Ambulance builds its workforce through new program

Medshore Ambulance is building its workforce with a new program to help potential emergency medical technicians reach certification in eight weeks.

Jul 7, 2020

$79 million in CARES Act funding open to Greenville businesses

Greenville County opened the door to $70 million in stimulus funding for Greenville businesses on July 6. Minority small businesses and public health providers also can apply for grants from the $5 million and $4 million funds.