A Comprehensive Guide to Covid-19 & Vaccinations

Able SC recommends that you take the steps necessary to protect yourself from illness. In regards to COVID-19 you should follow the guidance from SC Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as it is released. In addition to these resources, we’ve compiled additional tips and information for people with disabilities as follows:

COVID-19 Resources

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Able South Carolina is committed to being here for our community. This page will be continuously updated with the most recent resources and information for you. As always, if you have questions, please reach out at advocacy@able-sc.org or 803-779-5121.

Equitable Vaccinations

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Black, indigenous, and other people of color with disabilities are unequally impacted by illnesses like COVID-19 and the flu, and are more likely to become hospitalized if sick. Don’t become a statistic.

Vaccinations & Disability

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Together we can protect ourselves, our friends, and our family from COVID-19. Get informed, talk to your doctor, and decide if you should get the COVID-19 vaccine. Protect your community, secure your shot.

SC Disability Vaccine Access Hotline

Call (800) 787-6046 to Schedule Your Vaccine

A hotline staffed by Able South Carolina and Disability Rights South Carolina designed to provide people with disabilities information about many different aspects of the COVID-19 vaccine.  These resources include but are not limited to:

  • Address any concerns you may have about getting the vaccine     
  • Find a trusted medical provider
  • Assist with vaccine appointment scheduling
  • Navigate transportation to get your vaccine
  • Offer resources and guidance on transportation to and from vaccine
  • Answer some of the most common disability related questions related to the COVID-19 vaccine
  • Provide information about accessible vaccine sites based on crowd sourced data
  • Address other disability-related barriers about the vaccine you may be experiencing


The staff of the Disability Vaccine Access Hotline are not licensed medical providers.  They are unable to offer medical advice about the best vaccine for you or predict how the vaccine may affect you or your family.