State health department identifies S.C. pharmacies set to receive J&J vaccine

State health department identifies S.C. pharmacies set to receive J&J vaccine
Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is held by pharmacist Madeline Acquilano at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Conn., on March 3. (Source: AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WMBF/WCSC) - Over 100 independent pharmacies in South Carolina will soon receive the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced on Wednesday how it was going to distribute the new vaccine across the state.

South Carolina will receive 41,000 doses of the vaccine next week. It’s not clear right now if that’s how much the state will get every week.

State Epidemiologist Dr. Linda Bell said DHEC is activating independent pharmacies that will receive the J&J vaccine because they are more likely to serve rural counties. The J&J vaccine also doesn’t have strict storage and handling requirements like Pfizer and Moderna, so it will be easier for smaller pharmacies to handle the vaccine.

DHEC provided a list of 125 independent pharmacies statewide. It’s important to note that while the J&J vaccines will be sent to South Carolina next week, some pharmacies may not be accepting appointments just yet. Some of the pharmacies have started waiting lists for those interested in receiving the vaccine.

Here is a list of pharmacies in the Lowcountry that will receive a supply of the vaccine.

Beaufort County

  • Beaufort Pharmacy & Compounding LLC: 968 Ribaut Rd #1, Beaufort, SC; 843-379-3278; LINK
  • Palmetto Infusion Services: 860 Parris Island Gateway, Suite B3, Beaufort, SC; 843-522-8406; LINK

Charleston County

  • Blue Sky Specialty Pharmacy: 570 Long Point Rd #170, Mount Pleasant; 843-352-7662; LINK
  • Delta Pharmacy: 320 E Bay St., Charleston; 843-937-0960; LINK
  • Delta Pharmacy Daniel Island: 162 Seven Farms Drive #125, Charleston; 843-471-2870; LINK
  • Delta Pharmacy Hollywood: 6251 SC-162, Hollywood, SC; 843-564-5720; LINK
  • Delta Pharmacy Isle of Palms: 1400 Palm Blvd, Isle of Palms, SC; 943-885-8008; LINK
  • Delta Pharmacy Moncks Corner: 402 E Main St, Moncks Corner, SC; 843-761-5255; LINK
  • Dottie’s Pharmacy: 325 Folly Rd Suite 101, Charleston, SC; 843-501-9500; LINK
  • Focus: Meds Pharmacy & Wellness: 2000 Sam Rittenberg Blvd Suite 134, Charleston, SC; 843-818-4638; LINK
  • Herold’s Pharmacy West Ashley: 2057 Charlie Hall Blvd Suite C, Charleston, SC; 843-637-3037; LINK
  • Holy City Pharmacy LLC: 354 Folly Rd Bldg 1, Charleston, SC; 843-762-8155; LINK
  • Palmetto Infusion Services: 1027 Physicians Dr # 220, Charleston, SC; 843-414-1900; LINK
  • Palmetto Infusion Services: 1300 Hospital Drive, Suite 100, Mount Pleasant, SC; 843-654-1095; LINK
  • Plantation Pharmacy: 776 Daniel Ellis Dr # 2C, Charleston, SC; 843-795-9554; LINK
  • Plantation Pharmacy: 531 Wappoo Rd., Charleston, SC; 843-556-1994; LINK
  • Preferred Care Pharmacy: 4794 SC-162, Hollywood, SC; 843-769-6522
  • Sweetgrass Pharmacy and Compounding; 1952 Long Grove Dr #1, Mt Pleasant, SC; 843-654-4013; LINK

Colleton County

  • The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy: 1315 N Jefferies Blvd, Walterboro, SC; 843-549-9565
  • Walterboro Pharmacy: 1315 N Jefferies Blvd, Walterboro, SC; 843-782-4050; LINK

Dorchester County

  • Palmetto Infusion Services: 5500 Front Street, Suite 110, Summerville, SC; 854-222-9610; LINK

Georgetown County

  • CareSC Pharmacy LLC: 718 N. Fraser Street, Georgetown; 843-545-9292; LINK
  • Palmetto Infusion Services: 139 Willbrook BlvdSuite A, Pawleys Island, SC; 843-979-4100; LINK
  • Pawleys Island Pharmacy LLC: 9710 Ocean Highway 17, Pawleys Island; 843-235-4666; LINK
  • Pawleys Island Pharmacy of Litchfield: 115 Willbrook Boulevard, Unit A, Pawleys Island; 843-314-0498

Orangeburg County

  • Grove Park Pharmacy: 1324 Grove Park Dr Orangeburg, SC 29115; 803-536-0007; LINK
  • R&J Drugs: 4663 Savannah Hwy.; North, SC; 803-247-2133; LINK

Williamsburg County

  • Williamsburg Pharmacy: 411 Thurgood Marshall Highway, Kingstree; 843-355-3300; LINK

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