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  SC vaccine demand outpacing supply; call center to launch this week

The state health department says it will get at least another 120,000 COVID vaccine doses this week.

Over 75% of SC’s Pfizer vaccine doses have been utilized, DHEC says

Prisma Health exhausts excess vaccine allotment, calls for more doses in SC

Advocacy group says there’s no excuse for S.C. leaders not communicating vaccine rollout plan for teachers

  AstraZeneca trial continuing at MUSC; doctors hopeful FDA approval could come soon

  SC adds some parents to vaccine list, considers Phase 1B amid high demand

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DHEC to host COVID-19 vaccine rollout update

  MUSC speeding up vaccine distribution

  Fetter Health Care vaccinating without appointments

Scientists monitor new COVID-19 mutations as death toll rises in US

VACCINE Q&A: If I am participating in a clinical trial, should I sign up to get the vaccine?

VACCINE Q&A: Should I still sign up to get the vaccine, if I have a serious allergy?

  Publix to provide COVID-19 vaccines this week, all SC appointments booked

Publix will provide vaccinations by appointment at 42 of its pharmacies statewide.

‘Moving at an unacceptable pace’: S.C. lawmakers form committee to review COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Two South Carolina leaders announced on Monday the formation of a committee that will review the state’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

Clarendon County left with no vaccination options as federal distribution slows roll-out

The highest rate in the state in Union County at 10.5 percent.

Tidelands Health begins vaccinating adults 70 and older

Tideland Health says they are beginning to vaccinate adults 70 and older with the COVID-19 vaccine.

  MUSC vaccinating 3,000 - 4,000 a day; leaders plan for expanded sites statewide

  Roper St. Francis announces drive-thru vaccination plans

DHEC Care Line receives over 5,000 calls Wednesday morning; doubling number of call operators

  For some, scheduling COVID-19 vaccine proves a struggle

  South Carolinians 70 and older can now make appointments for COVID-19 vaccine

WATCH LIVE: DHEC hosts state-wide news conference on COVID-19 vaccine

DHEC seeks help filling vital COVID-19 vaccination positions

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control says they are looking for any qualified individuals to help administer COVID-19 vaccines.

  SC’s vaccine distribution plans cause confusion

The confusion continues to grow as the vaccination rollout expands to encompass a new group of people, but not a new phase in the established plan.

  DHEC explains how people 70+ can schedule COVID-19 vaccine

A phone line people can call for help in setting a vaccine appointment had a one-hour wait time Tuesday, the day before more South Carolinians become eligible for the vaccine.

SC superintendent calls for teachers to be moved to top of phase 1b for COVID-19 vaccine

Some teachers have also expressed concern for not having paid sick leave or time off if they get the virus or have to quarantine.

VACCINE Q&A: Can a vaccine made so quickly be safe?

When word about the first COVID-19 vaccines were announced less than a year after the start of the pandemic, some immediately expressed concern about its safety.

VACCINE Q&A: What are the side effects from the vaccine?

Concern about side effects has prompted many questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.

VACCINE Q&A: Can you get COVID-19 from the vaccine?

Health experts insist you cannot contract COVID-19 from the COVID-19 vaccine.

  Charleston Co. school leaders share vaccine plans, consider COVID notification changes

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Charleston County, school district leaders are finalizing plans for vaccinating staff.

Number of appointments exceeds number of COVID-19 vaccine doses available

The South Carolina Hospital Association is reminding people of the limitations in vaccine availability.

‘This is not the polio vaccine’: DHEC official explains vaccine rollout hurdles

Assistant State Epidemiologist Dr. Jane Kelly said the agency was met with unexpected hurdles in the first days of administering the vaccine.

State correctional officers begin to receive COVID-19 vaccine

The South Carolina Department of Corrections says many of their employees have begun to receive their COVID-19 vaccines.

  Website link to book vaccine appointments not intended for public, MUSC says

A link on the Medical University of South Carolina’s website that appeared to allow anyone to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine was erroneously shared to members of the public by their staff members, hospital officials said.

DHEC releases information on COVID-19 vaccine allocations in South Carolina

Officials with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control have provided information involving allocations of the COVID-19 vaccine in the state.

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