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Greenville Health Authority awards more than $20 million in community grants

GREENVILLE, SC – Following a unanimous vote today, (Wednesday, July 29), the Greenville Health Authority (GHA) Board of Trustees awarded 15 new grants through its Healthy Greenville program, bringing the total amount of its community health-focused grants to more than $20 million since the program launched four years ago. Just-awarded grants benefit a range of...
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Prisma Health wound centers earn highest clinical honors in the state

Greenville, SC–The Wound Healing Centers at Prisma Health Baptist Easley and Prisma Health Tuomey hospitals have earned the Healogics Presidents Circle Award for outstanding clinical performance. The Presidents Circle is reserved for those centers that exceed all quality goals and patient volume goals in a calendar year. They are the only two in the state...
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Prisma Health partners with DHEC and community partners to offer near-daily testing opportunities this week

GREENVILLE, SC – Prisma Health has announced near-daily COVID-19 community testing events throughout South Carolina during June 8-13, including in Cayce, Columbia, Greenville, Laurens, Manning, Mauldin and Sumter. The community testing, done in partnership with the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and state agencies, will reach populations who may not otherwise have...
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Prisma Health announces additional COVID-19 community testing events for this week

GREENVILLE, SC – Prisma Health has announced six more COVID-19 community testing events this week throughout South Carolina. The drive-through community testing, done in partnership with the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and state agencies, tries to reach populations who may not otherwise have access to traditional testing or online virtual visits....
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Prisma Health announces six additional COVID-19 community testing events this week

GREENVILLE, SC – Prisma Health has announced six additional COVID-19 community testing events this week, including one offered in Manning, S.C., in partnership with McLeod Health and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control. The community testing, primarily done in partnership with the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and state agencies,...
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Prisma Health announces four additional COVID-19 community testing events this week

GREENVILLE, SC – Prisma Health has announced four additional COVID-19 community testing events this week but cautioned that the drive-through events could be impacted by scattered thunderstorms predicted later this week. Community members are urged to check media outlets or Prisma Health’s COVID-19-information website (prismahealth.org/coronavirus) to ensure the events have not been cancelled due to...
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Prisma Health to allow one companion visitor for patients having outpatient procedures; inpatient visitor restrictions still apply

GREENVILLE, SC – Prisma Health has updated its visitor policy to allow one support person per patient undergoing outpatient procedures requiring anesthesia or moderate/deep sedation, such as surgery, endoscopy and radiology. Beginning Tuesday, May 5, this will be implemented in all Prisma Health hospitals and facilities where outpatient procedures are performed. Due to COVID-19 precautions, Prisma...
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Prisma Health, in partnership with DHEC, launches community testing for COVID-19 at initial seven statewide screenings beginning this weekend

GREENVILLE, SC – Prisma Health will launch community screening for COVID-19 at seven locations across South Carolina beginning Saturday, with more sites expected to be announced in the coming weeks. The community testing, done in partnership with the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), will reach populations who may not otherwise have access...
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Prisma Health launches state’s first interactive, free symptom- checker for COVID-19

GREENVILLE, SC – Prisma Health is the first healthcare system in S.C. to launch an interactive symptom-checker for COVID-19 on its website. The service is free to everyone, regardless of whether they are patients at Prisma Health. The click-to-chat platform, which launched Friday, April, 24, has already drawn positive comments from users for its clear...
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Prisma Health receives approximately 1.5 million surgical masks from China thanks to Boeing collaboration

GREEENVILLE, SC – Thanks to a collaboration with Boeing, Prisma Health was able to receive its shipment of approximately 1.5 million surgical masks directly from China to Greenville, bypassing extensive delays as well as eliminating shipping costs. Prisma Health purchased the masks in late March but was unable to quickly move the shipment out of...
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