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DHEC Supports CDC Recommendation of Pfizer Booster Shots for Children 12 and Older
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Jan. 5 that it recommends children as young as 12 receive a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster at least five months after they finish the primary vaccine series, and DHEC supports this recommendation for further protecting children from severe illness due to COVID-19.
Information about avian influenza and South Carolina birds
Avian influeanza is a virus that can affect migratory waterfowl, chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese and other types of birds. While the health risk posed to the public by avian influenza is generally low, it is possible for human infections with these viruses to occur.
It is Easy to Request a Free Radon Home Test Kit
Any home can have a radon problem. The only way to determine if your home is trapping radon gas is to test. Radon is a cancer causing, radioactive gas that you cannot see, smell, or taste. It is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. and the number one cause among non-smokers.
Protect yourself, others and our hospitals this flu season.
As the COVID-19 crisis continues, we need to keep ourselves as healthy as possible, and getting your flu vaccine is one of the key measures we can take. Please, keep yourself healthy and help shield our state’s overburdened hospitals by getting your annual flu shot.
SC Tobacco Quitline (1-800-QUIT-NOW)
Make 2022 the Year You Quit
The SC Tobacco Quitline offers free support 24 hours a day to help you successfully stop smoking.