With flu season now underway in the U.S. and a newly updated COVID booster available, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is encouraging South Carolinians to get these shots if and when they are eligible.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control said Wednesday it is important that children six months of age and older be vaccinated against COVID-19 now that they have been approved for the vaccine.
With COVID cases on the rise again for the last few weeks in the state, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control continues to encourage everyone five and older to get vaccinated.
Rapid home tests have become the most common COVID-19 testing method. Doctors with the Medical University of South Carolina believe the popularity of these tests is contributing to the lack of data on the virus.
A lobbying group representing major North American airlines wants the Biden Administration to end a federal mask mandate and a requirement that international travelers be tested before boarding a flight.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced changes to its guidelines for childcare centers and K-12 schools designed to keep children safe and stop the spread of COVID-19.