DHEC, VCOM to supply unfastened well being screenings, vaccinations within the Upstate


SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – The South Carolina Division of Well being and Environmental Keep an eye on (DHEC) and the Edward By the use of Faculty of Osteopathic Drugs-Carolinas (VCOM) are teaming as much as supply well being screening and vaccinations to citizens within the Upstate free of charge.

Those cellular scientific clinics will be offering screenings for sexually transmitted illnesses (STDs) and blood sugar and blood drive measurements, in addition to vaccinations for flu and COVID-19.

“With using VCOM’s Cell Clinical Unit, we’re ready to carry essential well being products and services into the group and make it extremely simple and handy for folks to take a couple of mins out in their day to do one thing essential for their very own well being,” stated Dr. Kandi Fredere, DHEC’s Upstate Area Well being Director. 

The cellular scientific clinics will likely be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., with the exception of for the Jan. 28 health center, at those places and dates:

  • Thursday, Jan. 19: Spartanburg Alternative Heart, 701 Saxon Ave, Spartanburg
  • Friday, Jan. 20: The Level Youngster Well being Heart at Tobias, 154 George Washington Carver Power, Spartanburg
  • *Saturday, Jan. 28 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.: Triune Mercy Heart, 222 Rutherford Boulevard, Greenville
  • Tuesday, Jan. 31: Phoenix Heart, 1400 Cleveland Boulevard, Greenville
  • Thursday, Feb. 2: Spartanburg Alternative Heart, 701 Saxon Ave, Spartanburg
  • Thursday, Feb. 9: Goodwill Retail Retailer, 1305 Floyd Baker Blvd., Gaffney
  • Thursday, Feb. 16: Spartanburg Alternative Heart, 701 Saxon Ave, Spartanburg
  • Friday, Feb. 24: The Level Youngster Well being Heart at Tobias, 154 George Washington Carver Power, Spartanburg

“VCOM is venerated to spouse with DHEC on this essential effort,” stated Alexis M. Stoner, Self-discipline Chair for Preventive Drugs and Public Well being at VCOM.

STD screening appointments will also be scheduled via calling DHEC’s Care Line at 1-855-472-3432. Alternatively, walk-ins are welcome for all products and services.

DHEC stated no id or insurance coverage playing cards are essential to obtain those products and services.


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