South Carolina Health Center COVID-19 Survey Summary Report

Latest data from January 1, 2021

Number of Health Center respondents = 16 (70% of all Health Centers)

Data represents information provided by health centers from a single, specified reporting date. Summary information across report dates is not comparable due to differences in which health centers responded for a given report date.

Patient Testing

Metrics Value
Health Centers with COVID-19 Testing Capacity, Virus Detection (PCR, antigen) 93.75%
Health Centers with COVID-19 Drive-Up/Walk Up Testing Capacity, Virus Detection (PCR, antigen)1 73.33%

Average Turnaround Time for COVID-19 Test Results, Virus Detection (PCR, antigen)1

Metrics Value
Less Than 1 Hour 13.33%
12 Hours or Less 0.00%
24 Hours 0.00%
2-3 Days 60.00%
4-5 Days 26.67%
More Than 5 Days 0.00%

Number of Patients Tested

Metrics Value
Patients Tested for COVID-19, Any Test Type2,3 2699
Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients Tested for COVID-19, Any Test Type3 61.99%
Patients Tested Positive for COVID-19, Any Test Type2,3 436
Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients Positive for COVID-19, Any Test Type3 58.94%
Patients Tested for COVID-19, Virus Detection (PCR, antigen)2 2674
Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients Tested for COVID-19, Virus Detection (PCR, antigen) 62.15%
Patients Tested Positive for COVID-19, Virus Detection (PCR, antigen)2 427
Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients Tested Positive for COVID-19, Virus Detection (PCR, antigen) 58.31%
Patients Tested for COVID-19, Antibody Detection (serology)2 25
Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients Tested for COVID-19, Antibody Detection (serology) 44.00%
Patients Tested Positive for COVID-19, Antibody Detection (serology)2 9
Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients Tested Positive for COVID-19, Antibody Detection (serology) 88.89%

Patients by Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Patients Tested, Virus Detection (PCR, antigen)4 Patients Tested Positive, Virus Detection (PCR, antigen)4 Patients Tested, Antibody Detection (serology)4 Patients Tested Positive, Antibody Detection (serology)4
White, Non-Hispanic/Latino Patients 30.70% 36.07% 52.00% 11.11%
White, Hispanic/Latino Patients 1.87% 2.11% 16.00% 22.22%
Black/African American, Non-Hispanic/Latino Patients 57.97% 50.59% 20.00% 55.56%
Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino Patients 0.41% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Asian Patients5 0.19% 0.23% 4.00% 11.11%
American Indian/Alaska Native Patients5 0.07% 2.34% 0.00% 0.00%
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients5 0.11% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Patients with More than one race5 0.82% 0.47% 0.00% 0.00%
Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients (Unreported/Refused to report race) 0.71% 2.58% 4.00% 0.00%
Non-Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients (Unreported/Refused to report race) 2.51% 1.41% 4.00% 0.00%
Unreported/Refused to Report Race and Ethnicity 4.64% 4.22% 0.00% 0.00%

Vaccinations

Metrics Value
Flu Vaccinations Administered 542
Racial and/or Ethnic Minority Patients Who Received Flu Vaccinations 56.09%

Vaccinations by Race and Ethnicity

Race/Ethnicity Flu Vaccinations Administered4
White, Non-Hispanic/Latino Patients 31.00%
White, Hispanic/Latino Patients 11.81%
Black/African American, Non-Hispanic/Latino Patients 39.67%
Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino Patients 0.18%
Asian Patients5 0.18%
American Indian/Alaska Native Patients5 0.00%
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander Patients5 0.37%
Patients with More than one race5 0.74%
Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients (Unreported/Refused to report race) 3.14%
Non-Hispanic/Latino Ethnicity Patients (Unreported/Refused to report race) 0.74%
Unreported/Refused to Report Race and Ethnicity 12.18%

Operations and Staff

Metrics Value
Health Center Weekly Visits Compared to Pre-COVID 19 Weekly Visits 78.75%
Health Center Sites Temporarily Closed 11
Staff Tested Positive for COVID-19, Virus Detection (PCR, antigen) 47
Health Center Staff Unable to Work (due to site/service closure, exposure, family/home obligations, lack of PPE, etc.) 5.62%
Average Percent of Health Center Visits Conducted Virtually 14.69%
Health Centers Experiencing Challenges Obtaining Adequate Supply of Flu Vaccine 12.50%

Health Centers with an adequate supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for:

Type of PPE 6 or Fewer Days 7-13 Days 14-20 Days 21-27 Days 28 or More Days No Supply Challenge at this time
Surgical Masks 0.00% 6.25% 0.00% 6.25% 31.25% 56.25%
N95/PPR Masks 0.00% 12.50% 0.00% 12.50% 18.75% 56.25%
Gowns 0.00% 6.25% 0.00% 6.25% 25.00% 62.50%
Gloves 0.00% 6.25% 0.00% 18.75% 25.00% 50.00%
Face Masks/Goggles 0.00% 6.25% 12.50% 0.00% 31.25% 50.00%

1 Only health centers that responded having COVID-19 testing capacity are included, n=15.

2 The reported number of patients tested do not represent the same patients included in the reported number of patients tested positive due to a lag between the date the specimen is collected and the availability of test results. Positivity rates cannot be inferred by dividing patients tested positive by patients tested for this reason.

3 “Any test type” includes virus detection and antibody detection testing numbers. Care should be taken when drawing conclusions from combined testing numbers or in racial/ethnic minority percentages. Comparison of data in later weeks or in racial and/or ethnic minorities is subject to interpretation as the nature and purpose of antibody detection tests evolve over time.

4 Percentages may not add to 100% due to rounding to the hundredths.

5 Includes Hispanic/Latino and Non-Hispanic/Latino.

Date Last Reviewed:  January 2021