One of the main priorities of Clemson’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS) is to serve rural communities in a variety of ways. The CBSHS Joseph F. Sullivan Center has long been a part of this effort as an interdisciplinary health center seeking to improve health in rural, underserved communities and the Clemson […]
Healthy Me-Healthy SC (HMHSC) will provide COVID-19 testing support to the rural and underserved areas of the Midlands and Upstate regions of South Carolina. HMHSC, a partnership between MUSC and Clemson, will deploy a mobile testing team to conduct screening and collections in rural and underserved areas. Mobile testing sites through HMHSC kicked off in Walhalla, S.C. on Thursday, July 30, with the goal to provide weekly screening sessions over the course of the next six months. Testing sites will be set up at various locations to collect COVID-19 respiratory specimens from both walk-up and drive-through patients.
Clemson University’s Joseph F. Sullivan Center will provide COVID-19 mobile testing clinics in Oconee, Pickens and Chester counties in May and June as part of a partnership with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) to increase access to testing.
Employees who are feeling sick, need a flu shot or routine medical care can turn to the Joseph F. Sullivan Center in Edwards Hall, which often can get them in to see a nurse practitioner on the same day.
WalkSC is a 12-week program beginning next week encouraging you to walk the equivalent of the length of South Carolina without actually making the trip. Based on a step challenge, and developed by Clemson Extension, participants who sign up gain access to a private Facebook group and receive a two-to three-minute video each week about a diet or exercise topic and flier with nutrition, exercise and health tips
With more than 744,000 rural residents statewide, inadequate health care is not just a small-town problem. Rural places represent a health care crisis for all of South Carolina. And a solution is needed.
Clemson University and the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) have begun a statewide collaborative program called Healthy Me – Healthy SC, created to improve health care access and combat health disparities across South Carolina.
The Clemson football team has moved into the “championship phase” in its quest for a third national title over the last four years. Its final regular-season test will come Saturday, Nov. 30 against archrival University of South Carolina in the Palmetto Bowl — the state championship of college football in South Carolina. But the Tigers and […]
The gap in positive health outcomes between those living in urban and rural areas continues to widen across the country, and South Carolina is no exception. Put simply, living in a rural or underserved urban area often means being sicker and dying sooner, and it could all be remedied by better health care access.
Clemson’s Joseph F. Sullivan Center plans to use a $100,000 gift from the Pete and Sally Smith Foundation to expand its mobile outreach efforts. The center will use funds to purchase two mid-sized SUVs that it will employ to more efficiently provide follow-up visits or specific health care services in conjunction with the center’s larger mobile clinic.
Within athletic venues, it’s one of the nation’s oldest and most intense rivalries. And now, students, faculty and staff from both Clemson University and the University of South Carolina will have their chance to take part in the competition. The two schools have agreed to hold a flu shot competition this fall. Students can receive […]
Clemson University’s Joseph F. Sullivan Center is offering produce boxes and a lifestyle medicine curriculum to patients in its WiseWoman Program to expand its heart health education efforts for underserved and underinsured populations.
The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences recently honored staff and faculty for innovative teaching, student engagement, achievements in research and service and dedication to the college and students. They were recognized at the Faculty and Staff Awards ceremony April 25. Staff who were awarded included: New Employee Award – Bianca Schuster, Department of […]
Clemson University employees may now reserve an appointment time for a comprehensive physical exam at the Joseph F. Sullivan Center from now until Dec. 1. The physical is $50, and 50 slots are available. The physical includes a comprehensive health history, a physical exam including vision and hearing testing, blood pressure, urinalysis and hemoglobin, and an […]
What started out as a joke in Clemson University’s Joseph F. Sullivan Center is now reality. Clemson graduate Logan McFall said he wanted to bring the University’s mobile health clinic to the City of Pickens 4X4 cruise-in after he won the competition last year with his FJ Cruiser and off-road trailer. McFall never thought his […]