Prisma Health says it is ready to begin phase 1B vaccinations Monday. The medical group says the new Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be a part of that process.
Prisma Health is holding a first dose community drive-thru mobile vaccination event this Saturday. It will be from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Columbia International University.
Prisma Health says they are changing the hours for their COVID-19 testing sites due to a drop in demand.
Prisma Health introduced a new pain management model Tuesday, aimed at reducinjg the use of opioids with a multi-disciplinary approach.
Prisma Health says its vaccine supply is still far below what it requested. During a press conference Wednesday afternoon, officials with the medical group say they’ve requested more than 60,000 vaccine,s and so far have only received 16,000.
Prisma Health announced the launch of a new program designed to help those in rural and underserved communities get their coronavirus vaccine. Officials say Prisma Health’s Mobile Health Clinics are RV-style vehicles staffed by medical professionals ready to get shots in the arms of those who need it.
Prisma Health is allowing only second doses of the coronavirus vaccine at two locations this week. Gamecock Park will offer second doses only from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. through Saturday. The Baptist Hospital on Sumter Street through Friday, from 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Prisma Health is encouraging all parents and children to build healthy dental habits during National Children’s Dental Health Month.
On Saturday, Prisma Health says they are piloting their Mobile Health Clinicvaccine program, which targets those in rural and under-served communities. Officials say one mobile unit will be in the Midlands while the other will go to the Upstate.
Due to weather conditions, Prisma Health says it is moving all Gamecock Park vaccination appointments for Friday to its Baptist Hospital Breast Center Hospital on Sumter Street.