National Southern HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on August 20

South Carolina Sits in the Top 10 for New HIV Rates of Diagnosis in the Country NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. –  On Friday, August 19, 2022, Palmetto Community Care will be working to promote National Southern HIV/AIDS Awareness Day for the entire Lowcountry community. Founded in 2019 by the Southern AIDS Coalition, this observance occurs annually… Continue reading National Southern HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on August 20

Charleston Beerfest Finalizes Artist Line-Up

Premier Beer Event Partners with Premier Music Artists CHARLESTON, S.C. (Date) – Lowcountry beer and music lovers have even more to celebrate because this year’s Loopit Music Stage at Charleston Beer Fest (CBF) will be headlined by the North Mississippi Allstars.  Special guests will include Young Mister, She Returns From War, and one other surprise… Continue reading Charleston Beerfest Finalizes Artist Line-Up

Monkeypox, Social Gatherings, and Safer Sex

How is monkeypox spread? Monkeypox can spread to anyone through close, personal, often skin-to-skin contact including: Direct contact with monkeypox rash, scabs, or body fluids from a person with monkeypox. We believe this is currently the most common way that monkeypox is spreading in the U.S. Touching objects, fabrics (clothing, bedding, or towels), and surfaces… Continue reading Monkeypox, Social Gatherings, and Safer Sex

North Mississippi Allstars to Headline Charleston Beerfest

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Date) – Lowcountry beer and music lovers have even more to celebrate because North Mississippi Allstars will be headlining this year’s festival on the Loopit Music Stage Charleston Beer Fest (CBF). The festival will take place on October 22 at Riverfront Park from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The festival includes: Regional breweries… Continue reading North Mississippi Allstars to Headline Charleston Beerfest

2021 Annual Report

How your generosity continues to impact this community It’s a new day, and we are no longer the small non-profit around the corner. Our communities need us, and we must plan accordingly. Read more from last year’s Annual Report below. Palmetto Community Care is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for… Continue reading 2021 Annual Report

Charleston Beer Fest is Back for 2022

Premier Beer Event Is Back And Bigger Than Ever – VIP and General Admission Tickets On Sale Now! CHARLESTON, S.C. (June 15, 2022) – Lowcountry beer lovers have something to celebrate because Charleston Beer Fest (CBF) is back for 2022. The festival will take place on October 22 at Riverfront Park from 1:00 p.m. to… Continue reading Charleston Beer Fest is Back for 2022

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mRNA, the COVID Vaccine and HIV/AIDS

What does COVID vaccine research have to do with fighting HIV/AIDS? This morning, on “The Morning Edition” of NPR, Michaeleen Doucleff reported on the potential positive effects that COVID vaccine research is having on the fight to end HIV/AIDS. Listen for yourself and hear how the COVID-19 pandemic is having a surprising silver lining —… Continue reading mRNA, the COVID Vaccine and HIV/AIDS

Support International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOTB)

Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Choice As professionals serving LGBTQ+ individuals in the Lowcountry, we request participation of local media, businesses, schools, and organizations in observing International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOTB) on May 17, 2022. This global day of action was established in 2004 to commemorate the 1990 declassification of homosexuality as… Continue reading Support International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOTB)

The Banner Year of 2021

In March 2020, the World Health Organization declared the global outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as a pandemic. Subsequently, South Carolina ordered the closing of all non-essential businesses. Determined to provide essential services to the many clients that depend on the agency, we quickly and strategically pivoted the agency in a way that was… Continue reading The Banner Year of 2021

Bisexual Health Awareness Month

March is Bisexual Health Awareness Month!