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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

The university is an activated vaccine distribution site and has the ability to vaccinate faculty, staff, students and members of the public. We will continue to update this page as changes occur. 

Vaccines on campus

Student Health Services and the university continue to work closely with local and state health officials to help keep our community safe. COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters are highly recommended as an integral part of personal protection from  illness. With the rise of more contagious variants, people need more protection, even with prior vaccination or immunity from a recent COVID-19 infection.

SHS now has the Moderna COVID-19 bivalent vaccine available on campus. A single booster dose with an updated bivalent COVID-19 vaccine is designed to provide broad protection against COVID-19 and better protection against COVID-19 caused by the currently circulating Omicron variant.

A bivalent vaccine is recommended because it's the only type that provides additional protection against the most dominant Omicron strains of COVID-19 in the U.S.

 

Vaccine and booster eligibility

Moderna bivalent COVID-19 vaccine is authorized for a single dose booster to individuals 18 years of age and older.

If it has been at least two months after you completed the primary vaccination or most recent booster with any authorized monovalent COVID-19, you are eligible to receive the Moderna bivalent COVID-19 vaccine regardless of which series or booster  you received.

Student Health Services offers vaccinations Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Center for Health and Well-Being. Please schedule an appointment for a vaccine at MyHealthSpace. If you have been vaccinated elsewhere, please remember to upload your vaccine record into MyHealthSpace.

Community testing sites are also available.

 

How to upload your vaccination card to MyHealthSpace 

Once you have been fully vaccinated – by receiving two doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine – you should upload your completed vaccination card.  If you get your vaccine administered through Student Health Services, you do not need to upload your proof of vaccination because your status will be automatically updated.

  1. Log into MyHealthSpace using your UofSC network username and password
  2. Click the Medical Clearances tab.
  3. Click the green Update button next to COVID Test/Vaccine.
  4. Attach a photo of your vaccine card or record.
  5. Enter your vaccination date(s) and choose which vaccine you received. Click Done.
  6. Your status should now say Under Review, and will change to Compliant after it is confirmed by Student Health Services.

 

How to schedule a campus vaccine appointment

Appointments can be made online through MyHealthSpace by following the below steps. If you would like to make an appointment by phone, call 803-576-8511 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays.

  1. Go to MyHealthSpace, select your university designation and log in using your university username and password. Then, input your birth date. 
  2. Select "Check in or Schedule an Appointment," then click "Schedule an Appointment."
  3. Answer the health questions and select "Continue."
  4. Select "Flu/COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic" and then click "Continue."
  5. Select which vaccine you would like to have administered, and then click "Continue."
  6. Confirm your contact information by clicking "Continue," and then provide your electronic signature for the vaccine consent form.
  7. Search for and select the appointment time that works best for you and then click "Continue."
  8. To finish the process, click "Confirm." 

 

COVID-19 Questions

For any questions or concerns about coronavirus that have not been addressed on this page, please contact us using the form below.


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