Tele-Town Hall on the COVID-19 Vaccine



Full Event

Highlight Clips

Dr. Simmer and Governor McMaster answer a question about delays in getting the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Dr. Bell answers a question about the difference between the two available vaccine brands.
The hosts discuss when the vaccine will be available for primary care physicians to administer.


AARP South Carolina hosted this Access Live event to provide an update on the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccine rollout. This event featured: Governor Henry McMaster; Dr. Linda Bell, South Carolina State Epidemiologist; and Dr. Edward Simmer, Director of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. Together they discussed the COVID-19 vaccines and distribution plans in South Carolina and addressed participant questions and concerns. Participants asked questions about the timeline for both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, the impact of inclement weather across the nation on vaccine delivery, and double masking.