The City of Hartsville is following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines for planning, preparing and responding to the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). The City is working to prevent employee exposures to acute respiratory illnesses within the workplace, including COVID-19, and ensuring the provision of public services should community outbreaks of COVID-19 within the area occur. The City’s efforts include, but are not limited to:
- Reducing transmission among City employees
- Protecting City employees who are at higher risk for adverse health complications
- Ensuring continuity of City operations in the unlikely scenario of a mass COVID-19 outbreak
Modified Operations for City of Hartsville Facilities
The City of Hartsville is currently operating under modified operations. A detailed list of those operations may be found here.
Modified Operations for All South Carolina Restaurants
Governor McMaster announced on March 17, 2020 that all restaurants in the state of South Carolina would be mandated to close their on-premise dining. Alcohol sales are limited to those with off premise licenses. This includes grocery stores, liquor stores, and other existing grab and go retailers. Many Hartsville restaurants have responded and are now offering modified operations including curbside service, in home delivery, and takeout. A list of all participating Hartsville restaurants may be found here.
Covid Tracking Map
The City is monitoring the spread of the coronavirus, including using John Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering’s COVID-19 Interactive Tracking Map. This webpage and the City’s social media platforms will be used to communicate information to residents, employees and business partners on the City’s efforts and the latest COVID-19 information.
Below are resources related to COVID-19 for your consideration:
- COVID-19 Website
- What You Need to Know About COVID-19
- What to Do If You Are Sick With COVID-19
- Interim US Guidance for Risk Assessment and Public Health Management of Persons with Potential Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Exposure in Travel-associated or Community Settings
- Health Alert Network
- Travelers’ Health Website
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s Small Business International Travel Resource Travel Planner
- Coronavirus Disease 2019 Recommendations for Ships
What to do if you are Showing Covid Symptoms or Think you may Have Been Exposed
If you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, follow the steps provided by the CDC to help prevent the disease from spreading to people in your home and community.
If you are interested in learning about what our local hospital is doing in the wake of the Coronavirus, please check out their website for more information.
In the event of a medical emergency please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.
Information for Small Businesses
Main Street Hartsville has gathered information to connect small businesses with resources that may be of assistance during this difficult time. This information can be found on Main Street Hartsville’s website.