South Carolina’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan Explained

South Carolina's COVID-19 Vaccination Plan Explained with a gray background underneath overlapping orange, lime green, white and dark green circles. On top of the circles are white line icons of a syringe, a test tube, and a magnifying glass looking at a virus with a line through it.

COVID-19 vaccines are now available to the public. This is what you need to know about the South Carolina COVID-19 Vaccination Plan. After nearly a year navigating the countless effects of the pandemic, multiple versions of the COVID-19 vaccine are now available to the public. As vaccine rollout steadies across the nation, South Carolina will…

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P-EBT: Feeding Children Who are Learning Virtually

P-EBT: Feeding Children Who are Learning Virtually. Image features two children who are eating breakfast at home.

Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) is back again in South Carolina! This benefit may be able to help your family pay for higher grocery bills due to COVID-19. What is P-EBT? Pandemic EBT is a federal program that helps feed children who may not be attending school in-person due to COVID-19. The SC Department of Education (SC…

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Tax Filing FAQs

Filing taxes with SC Thrive is a great option for qualifying South Carolinians. Through our tax filing service, taxpayers avoid costly preparation fees and receive their full refund. To help you navigate tax season, we are answering some of the most common tax questions. When does tax season begin?  Tax season starts on February 12,…

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How COVID-19 Affects Your Taxes

How COVID-19 Affects Your Taxes

Do you know how COVID-19 impacts your taxes this year? Learn how unemployment benefits, stimulus checks, independent contractor work, and retirement account withdrawals all impact this tax season. 2020 brought countless changes such as financial strain, mental health obstacles, and physical challenges that many are still facing. Tax season means an opportunity for a potential…

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Family Caregiver Programs and How You Can Advocate

Who Are Family Caregivers? Family caregivers are found in each racial, age, and socioeconomic group. They can be spouses, children, siblings, or other family members. Caregivers assist with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs). Many caregivers balance paid jobs while caring for their loved ones. Rachal Hatton, Executive Director…

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A Statement of Gratitude for Giving Tuesday

Season’s greetings it’s Giving Tuesday! Nonprofits and community organizations across the nation come together to celebrate an international day of giving each year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Founded in 2012, Giving Tuesday is all about generosity during the holiday season. Giving Tuesday allows donors to make a significant impact in their communities throughout the…

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Take Advantage of These Health Coverage Open Enrollment Periods

Each year Medicare, Medicaid, and Affordable Care Act (ACA) health and prescription drug plans can make changes. Things like costs, coverage, and in-network providers can change. Now is your chance to review your current coverage and make updates if necessary. Here is what you need to know about open enrollment this year: Medicare open enrollment…

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Finding Available Utility Assistance Near You

During the month of October companies like Duke Energy resumed regular billing for their customers. As a result, families facing financial hardship may still need assistance in paying for energy services.  Duke Energy emphasizes they will continue to offer flexible payment plans for families in need on a case-by-case basis as they transition back to…

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