COVID-19 vaccine info
Make an appointment by visiting
scdhec.gov/vaxlocator or call 1-866-365-8110.
If you feel sick or have a fever, please stay home and contact your primary healthcare provider. Self Regional Healthcare, the Abbeville Area Medical Center, and the Edgefield County Hospital have all instituted new patient protocols in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Learn more at their websites:
You can also contact the MUSC Health Virtual Care Telehealth service at MUSChealth.org/virtual-care.
Please visit one of the websites below for more information about the coronavirus vaccine and its availability
While a new type of illness can be scary, you can help protect yourself by following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations for preventing respiratory illnesses.
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after using the bathroom, before eating, and after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing.
If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
Stay home when you’re sick.
Cough or sneeze into your elbow or use a tissue and put it in the trash immediately.
Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children.
Visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html for tips on managing stress and anxiety.
For tips on how to cope with COVID-19 and social isolation as a person in long-term recovery, visit https://www.shatterproof.org/blog/how-im-coping-covid-19-and-social-isolation-person-long-term-recovery.
Visit https://loseitblog.com/2019/04/03/5-stress-relieving-stretches-sure-to-satisfy/ to learn stretches that can help release tension.
The schedules for many AA, NA, and other 12-step meetings have been disrupted due to the Coronavirus crisis. Here are some resources for virtual or online meetings.
|Organization / Services|
|AA Columbia Intergroup Office|
|WEconnect Recovery (free online support)|
|Unity Recovery (free online All Recovery meetings)|
|Online AA Intergroup|
|In The Rooms (live video meetings)|
|SMART Recovery (online meetings)|
|Grupo de AA por Skype (Spanish-speaking online meetings)|
|Recovery Chat Rooms|
|Online 12-Step Meetings|
|Lion Rock Online AA Meetings and Support Groups|
|Al-Anon Electronic Meetings|
|Addiction Policy Forum Connections App|
The most up-to-date information on the Coronavirus can be found on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC), and the SC Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (DAODAS) websites.
Many parents are looking for resources to foster learning while their children at home. Below is a list of science-based programs and curriculums that children and youth can do to learn more about addiction and the dangers of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.