The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control says there have been 277,258 vaccine doses administered in the state so far. While the focus has been on the vaccine and ways to get it to people more efficiently, Dr. Brannon Traxler says the vaccine is not the end of the fight against COVID-19.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control released the state’s latest coronavirus numbers as of Sunday.
Governor Henry McMaster tweeted about the progress of coronavirus vaccinations in the Palmetto State on Sunday.
Prisma Health to offer in person appointment assistance for those eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccine
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– South Carolinians 70-years-old and above will soon be able to receive in-person assistance for scheduling their COVID-19 vaccine. Prisma Health announced that they are offering appointment assistance for those eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The assistance will be available at Prisma’s vaccination centers. Prisma says the move comes in response to the challenges they have seen…
As states struggle to vaccinate Americans, the Biden administration vows to speed up the crawling COVID-19 vaccine rollout. This comes as health experts say the potentially deadlier, new strain of the virus may also become the more dominant one by March.
Starting next week, there will be some new resources available for those wanting to schedule a COVID-19 vaccination appointment. South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Interim Director Dr. Brannon Traxler announced a vaccine call line will be set up with about 100 operators working only on vaccine scheduling.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control released the state’s latest coronavirus numbers as of Thursday.
Johnson & Johnson is planning to have enough COVID-19 vaccines for 100 million Americans by April. A board member says that’s the plan if the clinical trial works out.
A U.K. based cruise line is requiring passengers to get a coronavirus vaccine in order to board their ships. Saga Cruises announced passengers must be fully vaccinated, receiving both doses of the vaccine 14 days before their departure.
Amazon sends letter to President Biden asking for their employees to be prioritized in vaccination efforts
Amazon wasted no time reaching out to the new Biden administration to get the coronavirus vaccine for its essential workers. In a letter to the president, Amazon says it stands ready to help getting 100 million Americans vaccinated in the first 100 days of his presidency, but Amazon wants its 800,000 employees bumped up on the priority list to get their vaccines.