Category: Press Releases + Updates

Jun 2021

Press Release: North and South Carolina Institutes of Medicine Announce Joint Pandemic Preparedness Task Force

UofSC Interim President Dr. Harris Pastides, Secretary of Commerce Machelle Baker Sanders to Co-Chair COLUMBIA, S.C. and RALEIGH, N.C. (June ...

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May 2021

Press Release: IMPH and the South Carolina Behavioral Health Coalition (SCBHC) have jointly released the Behavioral Health 2021 Progress Report + One-pager in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month

Read the full Report Read the One-pager The South Carolina Institute of Medicine & Public Health and the South Carolina Behavioral Healt ...

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Apr 2021

Press Release: IMPH Releases Fourth Report on the Impact of COVID-19 Policy Actions

Read the Full Report South and North Carolina Institutes of Medicine release fourth brief addressing pandemic policy changes affecting Carol ...

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Mar 2021

New Rankings Show Differences in Health and Opportunity in S.C. Counties

View 2021 SC Rankings Health disparities persist across South Carolina’s most vulnerable counties COLUMBIA, S.C. (March 31, 2021) — Beaufort ...

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Feb 2021

Update: IMPH and NCIOM Release COVID-19 and the Carolinas 3.0

View the Issue Brief Released in partnership with the North Carolina Institute of Medicine, joint brief addresses policy changes affecting C ...

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Jan 2021

Press Release: IMPH and DHEC Release COVID-19 2020 Summary Report

Read the Full Report Report explores the impact of the coronavirus on South Carolina since March 2020 COLUMBIA, S.C. (Jan. 27, 2021) — The S ...

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Jan 2021

Press Release: SC IMPH Names Dick Wilkerson New Board Chair

View Mr. Wilkerson's Bio New board chair and four board members join the IMPH board of directors COLUMBIA, S.C. (Jan. 13, 2021) — The South ...

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Dec 2020

Press Release: SC IMPH Releases COVID-19 Health Disparities Report + One-Pager

IMPH released a report today exploring the intersection of racism, race/ethnicity, determinants of health and health outcomes, and how these ...

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Nov 2020

Policy Brief: Increasing Access to Behavioral Health Providers + One-pager

Data demonstrates that many communities across South Carolina cannot meet the behavioral health needs of their residents. According to Menta ...

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