DHEC urges South Carolinians to get flu shot

Health officials say flu and COVID have such similar traits getting vaccinated helps

Columbia, SC (WOLO)  — The Department of Health and Environmental Control , (DHEC) is urging South Carolinians to get a flu shot.

This is because health officials say the Flu and COVID-19 can have similar symptoms. Since it’s hard to tell what you are actually dealing with, they are suggesting you get vaccinated and tested.

Health experts say anyone with symptoms like a fever, chills, coughing, or sore a throat should get tested.

Flu shots are recommended for ages 6 months and older.
below you can find links to Flu and COVID-19 vaccine clinics near you.

COVID-19 Testing Sites near you: https://scdhec.gov/covid19/covid-19-testing-locations

Flu Shot Vaccine Clinics near you:https://scdhec.gov/health/flu/flu-vaccine-clinics


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