COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Vaccine – Updates & FAQs





This recently launched one-stop-shop website is being continually enhanced to help citizens connect to important information during these changing times. The functionality of the website will be updated with soon to be released features including social media engagement, online inquiry forms and access to a call center.

Basic Operations for Manufacturers Guidance

This is a framework of guidance that South Carolina manufacturers can rely upon to operate safely and minimize the spread of COVID-19. 

Bowling Alley Guidelines

These following guidelines are specific to the reopening of bowling alleys while minimizing the risk of spreading COVID-19. 

Business Interruption Insurance Information

Businesses generally purchase insurance to protect themselves from potential losses. Business interruption or business income insurance coverage are examples of those types of insurance coverage and are usually offered as a supplement to a business owners property insurance policy to recover financial losses that may result from an interruption or cessation of the business’ operations.

CARES Act Small Business FAQs

Frequently asked questions for small businesses related to the CARES Act.

CARES Act Unemployment Insurance Update

Congress recently passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). That law includes several changes that may affect your eligibility for unemployment benefits. 

CDC Guidance

Learn how to protect yourself from COVID-19 and what to do if you think you are sick. 

Close Contact/Service Providers Guidance

Each employer is responsible for providing a safe and healthy workplace. All employers must determine how best to minimize the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. 

Cosmetology Reopening Guidelines

These guidelines are intended for application in non-health care related places of employment. 

County and Municipality Mask Ordinances

Click on the link below for a list of all county and municipality mask ordinances across South Carolina. 

COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide

USDA and its Federal partners have programs that can be used to provide immediate and long-term assistance to rural communities affected by
the COVID-19 outbreak. 

COVID-19 Support Payments Explanation

Businesses in our state who have been compelled to place their employees on furlough (i.e., a temporary period of time during which an employee performs no personal services for the employer as a result of a layoff caused by the economic impacts of COVID‐19) may also receive unemployment insurance (UI) benefits. The Governor’s Executive Order clears the way for employers – who choose to take advantage of this voluntary option – to make these COVID‐19 Support Payments without such payments affecting their employees’ eligibility for UI benefits.