COLUMBIA, S.C. — Hoping to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, the City of Columbia and South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) will host free COVID vaccination clinics at city parks on Tuesday, September 14, and Thursday, September 16.
The two-dose Pfizer vaccine and the single-dose Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine will be available to individuals who want to be vaccinated.
The Pfizer vaccine has been approved for anyone age 12 years and over, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is for those age 18 and over.
The clinics will operate 1-5 p.m.
- Tuesday, September 14, 2021: Hyatt Park, 950 Jackson Avenue
- Thursday, September 16, 2021: MLK Park, 2300 Greene St
If you choose to get the Pfizer vaccine, make the appointment for your second shot while you are getting your first dose.
In October, DHEC will distribute the second dose of Pfizer and the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m.
- Tuesday, October 12, 2021: Hyatt Park
- Thursday, October 14, 2021: MLK Park
On Friday, September 10, DHEC reported 3,917 new cases of COVID-19 and 99 deaths in South Carolina.