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DHEC Offers Flu Shots at No Cost at Three Locations October 26

Oct. 22, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolinians six months and older can receive flu shots at no cost at three upcoming walk-in clinics provided by the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control.

The flu shot clinics will be held in Greenville, Lexington and North Charleston on Friday, Oct. 26. No appointment is needed for these events. Children under the age of 16 will need to have a parent or legal guardian present.

Dr. Tracy Foo, DHEC Immunization Medical Consultant, encourages everyone six months and older to be vaccinated every flu season.

"Getting your flu vaccine protects not only you, but your whole family and community," she said. "Last flu season was one of the worst in recent years and highlights the importance of getting your flu vaccine."

The flu shot clinics will be held at the following locations:

  • Greenville
    Grace Church
    2801 Pelham Road 
    10 a.m.-2 p.m. 
  • Lexington
    Lexington County Health Department
    1070 S. Lake Drive 
    9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
  • North Charleston
    R.B. Stall High School
    3625 Ashley Phosphate Road 
    10 a.m.-2 p.m.

To learn more about flu prevention and where to get vaccinated, visit



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