Mount Pleasant Town Council votes down extension of local mask ordinance. After the previous mask ordinance expired, Mount Pleasant’s town council voted down a new mask ordinance. The vote lost 5-4, since it was an emergency ordinance, required a supermajority to pass. Source: P&C

Nursing home visits can resume with new restrictions. Residents of nursing homes can now receive visitors who give full contact information and pass a temperature test. The new guidelines require the facility to have no COVID-19 cases in the past two weeks. Source: AP

CDC issues temporary ban on evictions. The Trump administration Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is issuing a temporary stop on evictions through December for those who lost work due to the pandemic. While the ban doesn’t offer a way for landlords to recoup lost income, some advocates are calling it a necessary first step. Source: NPR

Second lady to visit Charleston V.A. hospital. Karen Pence will visit the Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center downtown today to highlight the suicide rate among veterans. Source: WCSC

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