Being up to date on COVID-19 vaccines continues to provide strong protection against severe disease, hospitalization, and death in adults, including during Omicron variant predominance. Effectiveness against infection has waned across all age groups, but this is expected. Protection is highest in adults who receive all recommended booster doses.
To find a vaccine location near you, please go to https://vaxlocator.dhec.sc.gov/.
According to COVID.gov, beginning September 25, 2023 every U.S. household can again place an order to receive four more free COVID-19 rapid tests delivered directly to their home. Before You Throw Out “Expired” Tests: Check to see if your COVID-19 tests’ expiration dates have been extended.