What to do if a Team Member Tests Positive for COVID-19
October 01, 2020
- SC DHEC has released a step-by-step guide for how businesses should handle potential cases of COVID-19 in the workplace.
- How to report COVID-19
Contact SC DHEC at:
- Office: 843-915-8886
- Nights/Weekends: 843-915-8845
SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans - Small businesses, private nonprofits and agricultural businesses impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic can still apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan. EIDL proceeds can be used to cover a wide array of working capital and normal operating expenses, such as continuation to health care benefits, rent, utilities and fixed debt payments.
Drive-Thru Food Distribution - Food boxes will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, one household represented with a maximum of two boxes per car. No cost events.
- Fresh Produce: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. Seacoast Church, 1500 US-501 Business, Conway
SC Business Loan Fund - $8.2 million is available for low-interest loans to assist businesses and agribusinesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Loan proceeds may be used to acquire fixed assets, like buildings and furniture, fixtures, and equipment, as well as inventory, technology, personal protective equipment, and other working capital needs. For more information, contact Rusty Gaskins, Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments, at RGaskins@WRCOG.org.
Offers of Work – If you have offered an individual a job and they refused, it is important for you to report the incident to DEW through your Employer Self Service Portal. The Refusal of Job Offer Guide provides screenshots and instructions to help you through the process.
SC Thrive offers immediate relief for South Carolina residents still struggling to pay rent during the Coronavirus pandemic. The organization is now accepting Rental Assistance Program applications from households that previously collected Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) - a change that significantly expands participation eligibility.