State officials encourage shots with flu season now underway

COUNTY — September heralded the beginning of fall — but it also marked the start of flu season.

Pharmacies, doctors’ offices and vaccine providers are already administering flu shots, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) said recently.

“The quadrivalent flu vaccine that’s currently available this year protects against the four most common different flu viruses that are expected to circulate this flu

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