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Respiratory Disease Watch

Protect Yourself from Respiratory Viruses

There are actions you can take to protect yourself and others from COVID-19, Influenza (Flu) and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). Vaccination to prevent respiratory viruses is important for people at increased risk of complications from flu, including young children, adults.

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Why Wash Your Hands?

Keeping hands clean can prevent illnesses and respiratory infections, such as a cold or the flu.


Do you have a complaint regarding services being provided to a child by a state agency?

Please submit your complaint by phone (1-800-206-1957) or an electronic submission form with the South Carolina Department of Children's Advocacy.