DHEC announces mulitiple locations for free tetanus shots

DHEC Announces Locations for More Free Tetanus Vaccination Clinics Vaccinates More than 1,300 Residents in Clinics to Date

COLUMBIA, SC – The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control announced additional tetanus vaccination clinics in Florence, Georgetown, Lexington, Richland and Williamsburg counties.

Clinics to date resulted in 1,362 people receiving a tetanus vaccine. The vaccine is recommended if it’s been 10 years or more since your last tetanus vaccination or you have experienced an injury and your shot is more than five years old.

DHEC is also offering no-cost tetanus vaccinations for South Carolinians affected by flooding at state health department locations. To make an appointment for a tetanus vaccination at a health department near you, call 1-800-868-0404.

Mobile clinics are scheduled at the following times and locations:

Tuesday, Oct. 13

Williamsburg County Department of Social Services

831 N. Eastland Ave.

Kingstree, S.C.

9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Richland County Sheriff’s Department-Columbia Place Substation

7201 Two Notch Road

Columbia, S.C.

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 14

Johnsonville Public Library

242 S. Georgetown Highway

Johnsonville, S.C.

9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Lexington County Library Cayce Branch (Also a Disaster Recovery Center)

1500 Augusta Road

West Columbia, S.C.

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 15

Andrews Recreation Center

209 S. Maple St.

Andrews, S.C.

9 a.m.-4 p.m.

City of Columbia Distribution Center

Dutch Square Mall

421 Bush River Road

Columbia, S.C.

9 a.m-5 p.m.

Friday Oct. 16

Choppee Recreation Center

259 Choppee Road

Georgetown, S.C.

9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Lexington County Main Library

5440 Augusta Road

Lexington, S.C.

9 a.m.-2 p.m.

DHEC will continue to announce vaccination clinics at www.scdhec.gov<http://www.scdhec.gov/> as times and locations become available.

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