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COVID-19 Booster Shots
Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster shots recommended for certain people.
CDC and DHEC recommend a Pfizer-BioNTech booster shot for certain people at least 6 months after completion of their 2-dose Pfizer series.
Hurricanes & Floods
Stay Informed Before, During and After a Hurricane.
Living in South Carolina means that everyone needs to understand and be prepared for hurricanes. We can't prevent hurricanes, but we can take action to protect ourselves and our families from these storms' dangers.
Recently Published by DHEC
Rabid Skunks Confirmed: One Person Exposed in Oconee County and Two Pets Exposed in Lancaster County
October 14, 2021
DHEC Reiterates Safety Guidance, Call for Vaccinations Ahead of Holiday Season
October 13, 2021
DHEC Issues Additional Recreational Water Advisories and Watches for Portions of Lake Wylie due to Harmful Algae
October 08, 2021
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.
Champions of the Environment
K-12 teachers! Do you need funding for your environmental education project?
Champions of the Environment awards grants of $2,500 each school year for projects that improve or protect the environment. Submit your online application between August 1 and October 15.