Category Archives: Health and Wellness

Free Online Meditation Resources for Times of Social Distancing

These are unusual times. With social distancing, constant news and alerts, working from home, worrying about loved ones, it’s difficult to not feel stressed and anxious. Stress can take its toll on us both physically and mentally. Please click here … Continue reading

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Overview of COVID-19 Governmental Decisions

Below is a Digest of Local Decisions and Related Activity Regarding COVID-19 developed March 28, 2020: Mayor John Gregg declared the existence of a State of Emergency within the Town of Seabrook Island as a result of the Coronavirus 2019 … Continue reading

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SCDHEC Addresses COVID-19 Questions

Some interesting information from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control: SCDHEC responds to emails from concerned South Carolina residents. Should I be concerned about going to public places like the grocery store? Transmission of the illness requires … Continue reading

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Fitness During the Age of Coronavirus

Seabrookers really believe in exercising and keeping fit. Just think of all the classes residents take and how crowded The Lake House fitness center and pools are. But now you’re bored with taking walks. How many times can you walk … Continue reading

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BIFMC’s Response to COVID-19

To Our BIFMC Supporters, As we encounter an unparalleled moment together, we hope this article finds you and your loved ones healthy and safe. Please know that we will continue to keep you informed via our website news and social … Continue reading

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Cleaning Out the Pantry?

Many of us are using this stay at home time to clear our pantries and freezers. If you wonder whether something is still edible or safe to use, there are several sources you can consult. For instance, if you find … Continue reading

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Town of Seabrook Island Issues Sixth Public Advisory on COVID-19 (Coronavirus); State of Emergency Remains in Effect

03/20/2020 – 8:00 pm On Friday, March 20, 2020, officials from the Town of Seabrook Island participated on a countywide conference call which was convened by the Charleston County Emergency Management Department to discuss ongoing efforts related to the Coronavirus … Continue reading

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The Lake House Recommends Interval Training

Interval training is great, especially for walkers and runners. Walk or run for 2 minutes and then do a particular exercise for 1 minute. Two great exercises to incorporate in interval training are walking or stationary lunges. Some other exercises … Continue reading

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Is COVID-19 Making You Anxious?

Many of us are feeling anxious about COVID-19 and since it is currently the new normal, we can’t let it get us too upset. Dr. Alicia H. Clark, a clinical psychologist who writes a Wellness Digest, suggests the following: Remember, … Continue reading

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MUSC and Roper St. Francis Offer Virtual Health Care Screenings for COVID-19

Both MUSC and Roper St. Francis Hospitals offer healthcare through online virtual health care programs for a wide variety of health complaints. They have recently added virtual screening for COVID-19, which is free. To access these programs, you must have … Continue reading

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CDC Webinar Answering Questions about COVID-19 – March 18

The Center for Disease Control is hosting a CDC EPIC Webinar on Wednesday, March 18 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time.  In it they will be answering 20 questions about COVID-19. The outbreak of COVID-19 is rapidly changing, creating a significant challenge for U.S. … Continue reading

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Town of Seabrook Island Issues Fourth Public Advisory on COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

March 16, 2020 — 8:00 pm On Sunday, March 15, 2020, Governor Henry McMaster ordered the closure of all public schools in the State of South Carolina for students and non-essential employees beginning Monday, March 16, 2020, and extending through … Continue reading

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