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How to make a cloth face covering at home with or without sewing Here is some information and tutorials from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on how to wear a cloth face covering, how to make one and why. The CDC is now recommending everyone …
Pfizer vaccine available at Sumter County Fair The South Carolina Department of Education will host a vaccination event at the Sumter American Legion Fair this year. The Department of Education partnered with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control to create a …
Where to get a free COVID-19 vaccine, test in Sumter, Lee, Clarendon counties: Oct. 13-17 All South Carolinians aged 12 and older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and can schedule appointments. Currently, Pfizer is the only vaccine available to those aged 12-17, and it has received full authorization …
McLeod Health offers Pfizer booster shots in Clarendon, Lee, Sumter counties McLeod Health will be offering the Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot to walk-ins only who meet Centers for Disease Control and Prevention criteria. According to CDC, the COVID-19 booster shots are available for Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine recipients who …
Drive-up COVID-19 vaccine clinic will be in Summerton on Sunday with gift cards, prizes offered for first 25 A drive-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. this Sunday, Oct. 10, in the parking lot at 4 Main St., next to Summerton Town Hall. The clinic is sponsored by My Pharmacy & Optical, Lighthouse Foundation, Town of Summerton, …
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Lee County COVID-19 Response Team brings COVID-19 vaccines to Lee County The Lee County COVID-19 Response Team has created a community health initiative to help combat COVID-19. The team was organized to increase the number of vaccinations against COVID-19. Its purpose is to reach out to communities to educate them on …
Sumter School District sees lower quarantines, virus cases in 1st week of mask mandate In its first full week of having a mask mandate and amid the recent decline in community COVID-19 spread, Sumter School District saw decreases in new virus cases and quarantines. After recording 91 new COVID-19 cases among students and staff and …
Bishopville renews mask ordinance for 60 days BISHOPVILLE - The City of Bishopville's existing COVID-19 mask ordinance was unanimously approved to be extended for an additional 60 days during Bishopville City Council's special-called meeting Thursday. The current ordinance, set to expire on …
Officials: Mitigation working at Sumter's Liberty STEAM Charter School With increased mitigation efforts in place since Labor Day, Sumter's first-year public charter school has seen reductions in new positive virus cases and quarantines, and Thursday marked a noteworthy day. For Liberty STEAM Charter School, it was …
Sumter School District virus cases, quarantines up slightly; next week's report will reflect 1st week of mask mandate In its final week before implementing a mask mandate, Sumter School District saw slight increases in new positive virus cases and student quarantines. After recording 77 new COVID-19 cases among students and staff and directing 909 students to …
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Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine more than 90% effective in children 5 to 11 Kid-size doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine appear safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in 5- to 11-year-olds, according to study details released Friday as the U.S. considers opening vaccinations to that age …
CDC panel supports expanded booster rollout WASHINGTON - Millions more Americans are closer to getting a COVID-19 booster as influential government advisers on Thursday endorsed extra doses of all three of the nation's vaccines - and opened the possibility of choosing a different company's …
White House details plans to vaccinate 28M children age 5-11 WASHINGTON (AP) — Children ages 5 to 11 will soon be able to get a COVID-19 shot at their pediatrician's office, local pharmacy and potentially even their school, the White House said Wednesday …
FDA OKs mixing COVID vaccines; backs Moderna, J&J boosters WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators on Wednesday signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine and said anyone eligible for an extra …
Mix-and-match COVID boosters expected to be authorized in U.S. WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal regulators are expected to authorize the mixing and matching of COVID-19 booster doses this week in an effort to provide flexibility as the campaign for extra shots expands. The upcoming announcement by the Food and Drug …