COVID vaccine

DHEC hosting free COVID-19 vaccination clinics across SC

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– DHEC is hosting free vaccination clinics. According to State Health officials, all South Carolinians age 5* and older can now get the COVID-19 vaccine. *The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is approved for those 5 and older. Moderna and Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccines are approved for 18 and up. DHEC Vaccination Line 1-866-365-8110 Weekdays, 8a.m.- 6p.m. To find a…

DHEC advises South Carolina residents to get vaccinated and regularly test for COVID-19 as cases surge

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — With almost 12,000  new COVID 19 cases and 45 additional deaths reported by DHEC Wednesday, concern is high among public health experts in South Carolina. While hospitalizations are lower than this point last year, case numbers are just as high.  “We’re seeing that the highest number of cases is between people ages 20 to 50. Most…

Prisma Health operating mobile COVID-19 vaccination sites in the Midlands

Prisma Health is offering numerous ways to gain access to COVID-19 vaccinations

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–  Prisma Health is offering numerous ways to gain access to COVID-19 vaccinations. According to a release, the Prisma Mobile Health units will host weekly vaccination sites in addition to special venues with community partners in the Midlands. Here is a look at the latest sites:   Tuesday, July 13, 3–7 p.m.: Good Samaritan Clinic, 7915 Old Percival Rd.,…

Prisma Health closes Colonial Life Arena Vaccination site- New site to open at Prisma Health Richland

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Prisma Health has closed the COVID-19 vaccination site at Colonial Life Arena. Prisma Health says a vaccination site will reopen at Prisma Health Richland Hospital on Wednesday. Officials say this site will be open from 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday. Prisma says the move comes as there are numerous options for South Carolinians to get their shot. Those…

City of Columbia teaming up with American Airlines for vaccine incentive offer

The summer travel season is here, and the City of Columbia has partnered with American Airlines to get more shots in arms

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–This week you have a shot at entering to win the City’s new vaccination site offer. The summer travel season is here, and the City of Columbia has partnered with American Airlines to get more shots in arms. All you need to do is get your COVID-19 vaccine at any of the city’s upcoming vaccination sites, and you…

City of Columbia teaming up with Lexington Medical Center for COVID-19 vaccine effort

Anyone who gets vaccinated at this site will get a chance to enter to win 2 free round trip tickets from American Airlines

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–The City of Columbia is teaming up with Lexington Medical Center for a COVID-19 vaccine clinic Wednesday. The clinic is at the Drew Wellness Center at 2101 Walker Solomon Way from 1 to 4 p-m Wednesday, July 30. This is all part of the City of Columbia’s effort to get more South Carolinians vaccinated. Anyone who gets vaccinated…