McLead Health will begin accepting appointments for those in Phase 1B for vaccination event

CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – Governor McMaster’s big announcement Tuesday that phase 1b of the COVID-19 vaccine launch is officially scheduled for March 8 has sparked mixed reactions; particularly from South Carolina teachers.

State health officials say the total number of individuals eligible for the phase 1b vaccine is approximately 2.7 million. For reference, this is more than double the number of people currently in phase 1a, which is less than 1.3 million.

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