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3:39 pm on Monday September 30, 2013

First flu cases arrive in S.C.

"The flu has made its way into South Carolina, the state's Department of Health and Environmental Control reported Monday."
5:03 am on Tuesday January 15, 2013

22 Deaths from S.C. flu season (Updated)

Update January 15, 2013: The number of deaths in South Carolina has rissen to 22 and more than 500 cases have been reported in Charleston County. The Post and Courier offers a new more-thorough recent report with more local details (read it here;...
3:15 am on Saturday January 12, 2013

22 Deaths from S.C. flu season (Updated)

Image by Flickr user samantha celera Update 2: The number of deaths in South Carolina has rissen to 22 and more than 500 cases have been reported in Charleston County alone. Update: The Post and Courier offers a new more-thorough recent report with...
4:00 am on Saturday January 5, 2013

15 Deaths from S.C. flu season

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has report 15 deaths from the flu season, including a 73-year-old woman on James Island. This season is regarded as the most active in a decade, with the worst passing in late January or...
12:02 am on Saturday January 5, 2013

22 Deaths from S.C. flu season; 1 in Beaufort County

Flickr user samantha celera The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has reported 22 deaths from the flu season, including one person in Beaufort County. On the bright side, the number of cases in South Carolina has been trending down...
6:52 am on Friday October 19, 2012

Flu shot clinics and other opportunities to get immunized

Photo by flickr member alachia Grand Strand Medical Center is sponsoring two flu shot clinics, open to anyone who desires to get one. The first will be on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at MCA, 5000 Claire Chapin Epps Drive in Myrtle Beach from 4 to 6...
7:22 am on Wednesday January 25, 2012

It's flu season, but not to late to protect yourself

photo by flickr user itsv Grand Strand doctors are seeing an increase in flu cases, which is expected as February is the historical peak of flu season, according to the Centers for Disease Control.  The good news is that it's not to late to get a...
5:52 am on Saturday February 12, 2011

Free flu shots in Beaufort

Flickr user USACE Europe District February 14: It's Valentine's Day, and also a great opportunity to get a shot. Bracing for the return of the seasonal flu, the Beaufort County Public Health Department is getting proactive with free flu shots on...
1:17 pm on Saturday December 19, 2009

South Carolina H1N1 cases continue to shrink but threat persists

Image by Flickr user ghinson For the third straight week, the Department of Health and Enviornmental Control is reporting that the number of cases of H1N1 flu has fallen. However the number of cases remains at epidemic levels according to the...
6:20 am on Saturday October 3, 2009

MUSC's influenza control campaign has begun

Image by Flickr user larryzou@ Image by flu.jpg Flu Vaccine is ready for this year. As the fall approachs, we are hearing more and more about the flu.  MUSC has released some basic information about the flu and vaccines available for the Charleston...

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