Flu vaccinations begin this week

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Children enrolled in Charleston County schools can receive flu vaccinations this week, state Department of Health and Environmental Control officials said Tuesday.

The vaccinations will be available to all children at the school they attend.

"If parents or guardians have not yet returned the consent form to the school, they need to do so as soon as possible," a department spokesman said in a news release.

Private insurance will be billed when available, the spokesman said.

For a complete schedule of vaccination offerings, click here.