DHEC leaders sharing update on COVID-19 vaccine rollout

South Carolina health leaders will be speaking Wednesday afternoon on COVID-19 vaccination efforts around the state. Dr. Brannon Traxler, DHEC Interim Public Health Director, is expected to share an update on the Palmetto State’s rollout of the vaccine. This comes as the state moves from Phase 1A to Phase 1B-1 on Wednesday, now allowing seniors 70 and older to schedule their first COVID-19 vaccine shots. The update is expected to be given around 1:30 p. m.