COVID-19 Plan and Prepare
On Friday, April 3, 2020, Governor Henry McMaster issued two new Executive Orders to close ALL non-essential businesses in South Carolina beginning Monday April 6 by 5 p.m.
IS MY BUSINESS NON-ESSENTIAL?
If your business is not listed in the categories above, it is most likely you are an essential business. If you would like clarification or to determine if your business is essential or non-essential, contact The South Carolina Department of Commerce by email to email@example.com or by telephone at 803.734.2873.
CORONAVIRUS HEALTH INFORMATION:
HOW THE CORONAVIRUS IS SPREAD
- Person-to-Person Spread - The virus is thought to spread mainly between person-to-person who are in close contact with another person (about six feet). Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person sneezes or coughs, these droplets can land in the mouth or noses of people who are nearby or possibly inhaled into the lungs.
- Once the virus droplet dries, the virus can live up to 4 hours
The following symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure:
- Shortness of Breath
WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19?
- If you are showing signs of the coronavirus including coughing, fever over 100 degrees, and sore throat; please call your healthcare provider or local urgent care facility. Your doctor's office or urgent care will assess your symptoms over the phone and inform you of how to arrive at their facility.
- If at any time you have severe symptoms including shortness of breath, please go the emergency room or call 911.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE SICK?
- Stay Home Except to get Medical Care
- Separate Yourself from Other People and Animals in your Home
- Call Ahead Before Visiting the Doctor
- Cover Your Coughs and Sneezes
- Clean Your Hands Often
- Clean High Touch Surfaces
- Monitor Your Symptoms
COVID-19 TESTING LOCATIONS IN CLARENDON COUNTY:
Several South Carolina health systems are offering telehealth options to the public. These options are available to anyone experiencing COVID-19 symptoms in South Carolina. In order to access the free consult, use the promo code COVID19.
DAILY PREVENTIVE BEHAVIORS:
- Stay Home When You're Sick
- Cover Coughs and Sneezes
- Frequently Wash Hands with Soap and Water
- Frequently Clean Touched Surfaces
HOW TO PREVENT THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
CLEANING PRODUCTS USED TO FIGHT CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
CLARENDON COUNTY GOVERNMENT INFORMATION:
GOVERNMENT OFFICES & DEPARTMENTS
- Effective April 1, 2020, Clarendon County Government Offices will not be open to public access. Citizens and businesses can still handle government matters by phone, email, and through our county's online services.
LANDFILL & RECYCLING CENTERS HOURS OF OPERATION
If you have any questions about a specific department or service please contact one of the following numbers:
Clerk of Court
Clerk to Council
Water and Sewer
Register of Deeds