Why should I come to Palmetto Community Care?

We recently sat down with some of our clients to hear from them about the services they’ve received and why they would recommend Truesdale Medical Center and Palmetto Community Care. Here’s what they had to say!

Holiday Testing Hours

Thinking about coming in for that fast and free HIV/STI test you’ve been putting off? Be sure to check out our modified testing hours over the holidays! Normal hours will resume on January 2nd! #starttalkinghiv #starttalkingprep #starttalkingstophiv #starttalkingtesting #StartTalking #StopHIV #StopHIVStigma #stophivstigma #StopHIVTogether

Holiday Open House

Be our guest at this year’s Holiday Open House and come tour our new space! On behalf of the Board Members and Staff Team of Palmetto Community Care and Truesdale Medical Center, we cordially invite you to the Holiday Open House at our all-new location.  Enjoy refreshments while you learn about all of the services… Continue reading Holiday Open House

Charleston Beer Fest Music Lineup Released

Premier Beer Event Partners with Premier Music Artists – VIP and General Admission Tickets On Sale Now! CHARLESTON, S.C. (FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) – Charleston Beer Fest released the official lineup Thursday for this year’s festival; beer and music lovers have much to celebrate.  The Grammy winning Rebirth Brass Band will be bringing the “soundtrack to… Continue reading Charleston Beer Fest Music Lineup Released

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

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

Building Demo Complete

Blank Slate Ready for Renovation Two months ago today, we announced the purchase of the old T&T Sportsman’s Building located at 5064 Rivers avenue. Since that day, work has continued as we prepare the building for an exceptional transformation. “The future is brighter than ever when I think about all the possibilities this new location… Continue reading Building Demo Complete

Palmetto Community Care Purchases Old T&T Building

[North Charleston, SC]:  Palmetto Community Care today announced the official purchase of the old T&T Sportsman Building on Rivers Avenue.  This milestone is a major move for PCC on its mission as the Lowcountry’s sole AIDS Service Organization ensuring no one living with HIV or AIDS goes without medical care, everyday resources, and emotional support.… Continue reading Palmetto Community Care Purchases Old T&T Building

Charleston Mayor Signs Declaration to End HIV Epidemic

Palmetto Community Care was one of several local partners that joined Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg for the signing of the Paris Declaration on Fast-Track Cities to end the HIV epidemic and achieve the 90-90-90 HIV treatment targets by 2030 in Charleston and its surrounding areas. Tecklenburg was joined by representatives from the International Association of… Continue reading Charleston Mayor Signs Declaration to End HIV Epidemic

Why We Focus on High-Risk Populations

If current trends continue, about 1 in 2 black men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States will be diagnosed with HIV during their lifetime. That sobering statistic, from researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, illustrates risk factors are not equal. This statistic applies to South Carolina and Charleston… Continue reading Why We Focus on High-Risk Populations