DHEC officials followed up with Horry County officials after WMBF News obtained and reported on an email sent out to all county employees to offer them the chance to receive Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine.
DHEC is discouraging people from forgetting to get their second dose of vaccine. The current vaccines on the market, Pfizer and Moderna, both entail two shots, taken with varying lengths of time in between.
While thousands of critical frontline workers in the Grand Strand have received their COVID-19 vaccinations, there are still many under Phase 1-A who haven’t even received information about how to get the vaccine.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has published an updated version of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan ahead of the anticipated first doses to be sent into the state by the end of December 2020.
Nurse practitioners are questioning their own education at some colleges. There’s no national standard on how to educate nurse practitioners, while medical education for doctors was standardized more than 100 years ago.
The federal government allocated nearly half a billion in CARES Act funds to colleges the government considered not financially responsible. Some colleges received money after announcing their plans to close for good.