Vaccines now open to all SC adults

Officials make COVID-19 shots available for all state residents ages 16 and older

COLUMBIA — Gov. Henry McMaster and South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) officials announced Friday all state residents 16 and older would be eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine beginning this week.

Appointments for the expanded age group can begin to be made as of Wednesday, according to a news release.

“Our priority with the vaccine has been to save the lives of those at the greatest risk of dying. By staying the course and resisting distractions,

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