The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has approved the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines to be administered to children on Saturday. Everyone aged 6 months and above should get vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the CDC. Following the CDC’s approval, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental ControlRead More

Beginning December 20 and running through December 26, the DHEC is providing vaccination clinics and free COVID testing sites throughout the Upstate. The vaccine clinics will give Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines preference over Janssen, as recommended by the CDC. Janssen, on the other hand, will remain available for allRead More

Prisma Health doctors stated on Thursday that the current number of COVID-19 patients in the hospital is roughly equal to the spike seen at this time last year.  Current patients, according to doctors, have something in common. Almost every single one of them is unvaccinated. Doctors are urging people toRead More

AnMed Health’s COVID-19 vaccination service will once again be available to walk-in patients aged 16 and above. Vaccine clinics are located at 3027 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Anderson’s Civic Center. It will take place on Thursday and Friday and will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.Read More

Three mobile vaccination units have been deployed across Greenville County, where they have distributed 1,700 vaccinations at a half-dozen sites. Prisma and other healthcare systems in the state started the initiative in February. Greenville’s program was funded by $1.8 million from the federal CARES Act, which was disbursed into theRead More

Governor Henry McMaster, DHEC Director Dr. Edward Simmer, and State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman announced Tuesday that South Carolina will advance to Phase 1b of the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan beginning Monday, March 8. Phase 1B Starting on March 8, the following individuals will be eligible to make anRead More

Following the pilot of the mobile vaccination clinics over the weekend, Prisma Health announced that they are set to deploy up to three Mobile Health Clinic vehicles in the Upstate. The Mobile Health Clinics are custom-built RV-type vehicles that are manned by medical professionals. When the Mobile Health Clinic vehiclesRead More