Darlington Raceway allowed to move to Phase 1B for mass COVID-19 vaccine event

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DARLINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – Darlington Raceway is able to accommodate even more South Carolinians during its upcoming mass COVID-19 vaccine event on Friday.

According to information from McLeod Health, Darlington Raceway has received a special exemption to move to Phase 1B for its Friday, March 5 vaccination clinic due to the availability of the vaccine. Organizers plan to administer 5,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses.

On Tuesday, Gov. Henry McMaster announced that Phase 1B would officially begin on Monday, March 8. Those in that phase include everyone aged 55 and older and frontline workers with increased occupational risk, such as teachers and grocery store workers.

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Appointments are available by calling (866) 365-8110 or by clicking here.

Clinic attendees will enter the Racetrack at Gate 40 located on Hwy 151. The vaccine event will take patients through the track’s “tunnel” and onto the racetrack infield, where they will receive their vaccine at the Racetrack Cup Garage, a press release stated.

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