Prisma Health is urging you to get your flu shot. Officials say they will launch a free flu vaccination campaign in October.
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — Monday brought big news from Pfizer. The drug company announced that Phases 2 and 3 of trials of its COVID-19 vaccine in kids ages 5 to 11 proved to be safe and effective. “Obviously the more kids we get vaccinated, the better off we will be with our herd immunity as well as decreasing spread,” said…
With cases of COVID-19 spreading, many outdoor events such as football games or music festivals are still going on. So what can you do to keep yourself safe while still enjoying these events?
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…
In just the first week of school, Lexington One School District saw more than 300 COVID cases. This number is more than in any week in the previous school year.
During a virtual news conference this afternoon, doctors with Prisma Health say the number of those hospitalized in its facilities with COVID-19 is only 46 fewer than at the height of the pandemic.
Midlands Hospitals say they are in a strained situation and are urging SC residents to get vaccinated
Prisma Health, Lexington Medical Center, and MUSC Columbia stressed the dire situations in their hospitals as COVID-19 cases rise
COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Local health officials across the Midlands are sounding the alarm, and pleading with South Carolinians to get vaccinated. On Friday, officials from Prisma Health, Lexington Medical Center, and MUSC Columbia stressed the dire situations in their hospitals, as COVID-19 cases are rising faster than they can handle. Lexington Medical Center is at their tipping point, with 47…
Husband encouraging expecting mothers to get vaccinated after his wife was put on a ventilator after giving birth
A husband is speaking out, pleading to all expecting mothers to get vaccinated. He says his wife did not get vaccinated while she was pregnant with their son, and was admitted into the hospital three days after testing positive for COVID-19.
Officials with Prisma Health say COVID-19 cases are spiking at a much faster rate now than they were between March and July last year. At this time, doctors say Prisma is treating more than 300 cases of COVID-19, with 88% of those cases in unvaccinated people.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control and Prisma Health are joining the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in their recommendation that pregnant women get vaccinated against COVID-19.