COVID-19 Resources

Dear Appalachian COG Communities and Partners,

I hope that you, your families, and communities are keeping safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

During this challenging time, the Appalachian Council of Governments is continuing to provide services to our citizens and communities while taking precautions to ensure the safety of our clients and staff. Our office has been closed since mid-March and will remain closed at least through late May. In accordance with Governor McMaster’s Executive Order 2020-21, employees are working remotely and operating under normal business hours with minimal on-site staff.

We are available to connect via remote teleconferencing options and other communication platforms to conduct business and maintain services to all our communities. Aging Services are our most essential operations and we understand needs are changing as a result of COVID-19. Our staff and partners have been doing an outstanding job of making sure seniors are receiving meals and other critical services. The information included in this Services Continue During COVID-19 report is intended to provide a brief update on all of our services during the pandemic. If you have any questions, or if ACOG can help your community in any way, please let us know.

Steve Pelissier | Executive Director
pelissier@scacog.org
864.242.9733


COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Impact Data Center – View interactive visualizations designed to assess the impacts of the virus on our state, region, counties, and residents. This data will be updated as it is made available to ensure our communities can make informed decisions regarding the pandemic.

COVID-19 Impact Planning Reports – View infographics which communicate socioeconimic data for each county, along with key indicators for the portion of the population likely to be most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Resources for Employers

State of SC Executive Orders

SCDHEC

Accelerate SC – The SC Department of Commerce’s one-stop-shop to connect SC residents and businesses to news, data, and resources related to COVID-19.

SBDC Weekly Webinars – SBDC is hosting weekly webinars on a variety of topics to help small businesses navigate the effects of COVID-19

Municipal Association of SC – A list of resources available for South Carolina's municipalities
SC Association of Counties – A list of resources available for South Carolina's county officials

COVID-19 Unemployment Insurance FAQs – See answers to popular questions regarding Unemployment Insurance

 
Resources for Individuals

State of SC Executive Orders 

SCDHEC

Accelerate SC – The SC Department of Commerce’s one-stop-shop to connect SC residents and businesses to news, data, and resources related to COVID-19.

AnMed

Prisma Health

Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System

Bon Secours

Testing Sites – Find a COVID-19 testing site near you

COVID-19 Unemployment Insurance FAQs – See answers to popular questions regarding Unemployment Insurance

Guide to Unemployment Insurance During COVID-19 – The S.C. Department of Employment & Workforce's guide to apply for Unemployment Insurance

Staying Safe at Home During the Corona Virus Crisis 

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