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Where can you get a COVID shot for kids in the Midlands?

Published: Nov. 4, 2021 at 9:05 AM EDT|Updated: Nov. 10, 2021 at 2:25 PM EST
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Children ages 5-11 are now eligible to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

According to DHEC, there are 250 pediatric providers in the state and 436,352 South Carolina children in the 5-11 age range.

The shot is a two-dose series and according to DHEC, you don’t get the full benefit of the vaccine until two weeks after your second dose. In South Carolina, there have been 56,464 cases of COVID among children 5-11, according to data from the health agency.

Below are locations that the shot is being offered. You can also find a location by using DHEC’s Vaccine Locator.

Prisma Health

Prisma Health Columbia

  • 12 Medical Park Rd., Columbia, SC 29203
  • Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-noon and 4:30-6:30 p.m. (Only afternoon availability on 11/4)
  • (Closed Closed Thursday, Nov. 25–Friday, Nov. 26 for Thanksgiving)
  • Walk-ins available
  • More info

Prisma Health Sumter

  • 19 Calhoun St., Sumter, SC 29150
  • Wednesday and Friday, 7:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.
  • Saturday 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Walk-ins available
  • More info

Lexington Medical Center

  • Brookland Baptist Church 1066 Sunset Blvd. West Columbia, SC 29169
  • Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Saturday 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
  • Sunday 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
  • Walk-ins available
  • More info

MUSC Columbia

  • 1730 Henderson St. Columbia, SC 29201
  • Tuesday-Friday 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
  • MUSC is asking that you make an appointment through MyChart
  • More info

Nephron

  • The drive-thru is located on Dominion Energy property off of I-77 at Exit 2
  • Monday – Friday from 12:00 PM – 5:30 PM

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