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Prisma Health: Omicron variant ‘likely’ in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – It is highly likely that the new COVID variant is in South Carolina, this is according to an infectious disease physician at Prisma Health.  As of now there is no known cases of the new strain in the country. Prisma Health Infectious Disease Physician Helmut Albrecht says the recent U.S. travel restrictions can delay the virus…

Prisma Health hosting free flu shots events Saturday

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Flu season is here and Prisma Health wants you to get that flu shot. Prisma Health is holding free drive-thru flu vaccination events this weekend. You can get your shot tomorrow at the following locations. Per Prisma Health: Free Flu Shots  9 a.m.–1p.m., Saturday, Oct. 30  W.A. Perry Middle School (Challenger Parking Lot) 2600 Barhamville Rd., Columbia,…

Prisma Health releases statement in response to President Biden’s vaccine announcement

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– One of the Midlands Hospital systems is responding to President Joe Biden’s vaccine announcement. Prisma Health released the following statement: “At Prisma Health, nothing is more important to us than the health and safety of our patients and the members of our team. Throughout the pandemic, we have encouraged COVID-19 vaccination for everyone who is eligible, and…