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Mental Health Myths: Dispelling Common Stigmas

October 1, 2021

What do you think is the most common mental health myth?  Misinformation surrounding topics on mental health can be confusing to people facing a mental illness and their loved ones. It is important to address these myths so people can recognize symptoms of mental illness and move toward a healthy…

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Confused About Advance Child Tax Credit Impacts? Here's What You Need to Know. Picture of family together reading a book.

Confused About Advance Child Tax Credit Impacts? Here’s What You Need to Know.

August 3, 2021

Qualified families in South Carolina that claim the Child Tax Credit should look out for advance payments to come this summer. Here are some important updates about the Advance Child Tax Credit in 2021. Beginning July 2021, and ending December 2021, the IRS will deposit monthly Advance Child Tax Credit…

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Maximize Your Grocery Budget at Farmer’s Markets

June 2, 2021

Cost and access are some of the greatest challenges that you might face when trying to support a healthy diet and maximize your grocery budget. Fresh, healthy produce tends to be more expensive than other less nutritious items.    That is where local farmers markets across the state are stepping in to provide quality foods and resources to afford them. Since the…

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SC Thrive Coronavirus Resources & Updates

Coronavirus Resources & Updates

May 24, 2021

Columbia, SC, May 24, 2021 –  As you have undoubtedly heard, cases of Coronavirus (officially called “2019-Novel Coronavirus” or “COVID-19”) have been confirmed in the state of South Carolina. Like you, we are watching updates from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SC DHEC) and the Centers for…

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My Mother's Long-Term Care Experience: A Personal Story of Gratitude

My Mother’s Long-Term Care Experience: A Personal Story of Gratitude

May 21, 2021

Guest Writer: Beth DeHart, Director of Long-Term Care, SC Thrive When we look over our lives, we can find moments when a resource that presents itself becomes a linchpin to change a situation for the better. This was the case for me in 2013. I was a single mother with…

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Spring into a healthier lifestyle | Try these simple actions to recharge your health goals.

Spring into a Healthier Lifestyle

May 10, 2021

Spring is a unique time of year for South Carolina because of the many fun activities you can do with your friends and family. The warm weather draws us outside more to enjoy the beauty of our state. This is a great time to refresh your health goals and get…

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Ways to Use Your Tax Refund While Recovering From the Pandemic

Ways to Use Your Tax Refund While Recovering From the Pandemic

April 13, 2021

Many South Carolinians are still feeling the financial impact of the pandemic. Use these tips to take simple steps toward financial stability with your tax refund. Whether it is to buy extra groceries for your family, pay an emergency expense, or catch up on overdue bills, getting a tax refund…

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How to File Your Taxes Using Thrive Hub

March 10, 2021

Tax filing may seem a little different this year, but SC Thrive is here to help you navigate the process. We encourage taxpayers to e-file, as in-person tax filing is limited compared to prior years. Filers should consider using Thrive Hub to file their state and federal taxes. Thrive Hub…

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South Carolina’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan Explained

March 8, 2021

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…

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P-EBT: Feeding Children Who are Learning Virtually

March 3, 2021

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…

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