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COVID-19 Booster Shots
COVID-19 Boosters for ages 18 and up
A COVID-19 booster for ages 18 and up is recommended for those who received the two-dose Pfizer or Moderna, and for individuals who took the single-dose Janssen during their initial vaccine series. Check to see if your primary care provider is offering booster shots or visit DHEC’s vaccine locator for availability.
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.
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DHEC Recognizes MUSC Health Kershaw Medical Center for Impact in Drug Monitoring
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Rabid Raccoon Confirmed in Lexington County; Two Pets Exposed
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Don't Waste Food SC
Wasting food wastes resources. Don't Waste Food SC!
Don't Waste Food SC is a collaborative campaign that brings together ambassadors from across the public and private sectors dedicated to sharing knowledge, coordinating resources and working together to help reduce food waste. Find out how to become an ambassador today!
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Mosquitoes in South Carolina
Protect Yourself from Mosquito Bites
DHEC works in partnership with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to monitor mosquito populations for diseases that can be spread to humans. The agency also provides information to help individuals and communities take action to reduce mosquito populations in their area and prevent bites.