FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 13, 2021
COLUMBIA, S.C. – As National Hospital Week is recognized across the country, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) asks all South Carolinians to give thanks to our state’s hospital workers who continue to be on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
For more than a year, the skilled staff and healthcare professionals at our state’s hospitals have worked tirelessly to care for patients and prevent the spread of the virus, and since December 2020, hospital workers have been an essential part of South Carolina’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan.
“On behalf of DHEC, I’d like to give a resounding thank-you to all of our state’s hospital workers, for the sacrifices they’ve made and continue to make as