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Watch Previous Sessions On-Demand

August 12, 2021

From the Experts – Back to School & COVID-19: What Parents Need to Know

Watch as local experts from SC DHEC and MUSC Health – Chester/Lancaster Medical Divisions discuss how COVID-19 and its contagious variants are impacting our state and local communities – and the decisions parents face as children head back to school this year.

Featured Speakers:

Get Vaccinated from MUSC Health
CDC COVID-19 Integrated County View
CDC Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention in K-12 Schools
SC DHEC Coronavirus Disease Data
June 7, 2021

Local COVID-19 Relief & Recovery – Community Check-In

Watch as Catawba Connect leaders speak about YOUR opportunity to let us know how you & our community are responding & recovering to the COVID-19 crisis:

Featured Speakers:

As Chester and Lancaster counties recover from a challenging 2020/2021, Catawba Connect partners — Arras Foundation, United Way of Chester, & United Way of Lancaster County — want to know how YOU – our neighbor – are doing and the best ways we can support you. Please listen to this session to hear how you can share updates with us.

Click here to complete the Catawba Connect Check-In survey

In English
In Spanish
May 17, 2021

Vaccine Hesitancy – Faith-Based Approaches to Help Our Neighbors

Watch as faith & public health leaders speak about the active role of the faith community in overcoming COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy.

These national & local leaders of faith-based communities share how they have actively met the needs of residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Contact Our Speakers

Rev. Jason Myers
Katharine Stone
Rev. Floyd L. White, III
Forrest Jones, MHA
May 11, 2021

How Your Voice is Shaping Community Health

Watch the video to hear local experts from SC DHEC and MUSC Health – Lancaster Medical Center discuss how community surveys & resident input are helping our healthcare leaders plan for positive change.

Candra Riley, Health Educator from SC DHEC Midlands Region and Dr. Zora Denson, Educator & Director of Community Relations for the Town of Heath Springs join Portia Brown of MUSC Health – Lancaster Division. These experts discuss the importance of YOUR voice and YOUR impact on community health.

Take the MUSC Community Health Needs Assessment NOW

In English
In Spanish

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MUSC Health Community Health
Needs Assessment Flyer

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presentation slides

February 15, 2021

From The Experts: What You Need to Know about the COVID-19 Vaccine

Sponsored by MUSC Health Lancaster & Arras Foundation

Click here to view & download MUSC Health COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet

October 12, 2020

A Community Update on Give Local Lancaster 2020

Download the slides HERE.

September 28, 2020

Addressing COVID-19 in South Carolina: A Conversation with SC’s State Epidemiologist

September 21, 2020

State & Local Election Officials Discuss Voter Safety & COVID-19 Updates

August 31, 2020

Leaders Discuss Child Care & Early Learning Challenges and Opportunities During COVID-19

August 17, 2020

National, State & Local Leaders Discuss Afterschool Care in the Time of COVID-19

August 10, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19 on Student Journeys

August 3, 2020

Prioritizing Mental Health in Uncertain Times

July 27, 2020

Perspectives on Student Health: Facing Fall 2020

July 20, 2020

A Conversation with Earl Hunter

July 13, 2020

A Conversation with Local Leaders About Inclusive Community Conversations

June 29, 2020

A Conversation with Local County and City Officials

June 22, 2020

A Conversation with Congressman Norman and SC Senator Sheheen

June 15, 2020

A Conversation with Lieut. Gov. Evette & Local 2020 Census Leaders

June 8, 2020

A Conversation with Local Parks & Recreation Leaders

June 1, 2020

A Conversation with State and Local Election Officials

May 18, 2020

A Conversation with Chester County & Lancaster County Officials

May 11, 2020

A Conversation with the MUSC Health Leadership Team

May 4, 2020

A Conversation with Education Leaders of Our Community

April 27, 2020

A Conversation with Our Elected Leaders about COVID-19