Our state and nation are facing an unprecedented and rapidly evolving health and economic situation. As a result, SCMA is working to share accurate and timely information for companies and your employees so that you can plan and respond as the COVID-19 situation develops. Please use this page as a resource for federal and state guidance, best practices, and other resources our partners have shared.

If your company is having difficulty obtaining PPE (personal protection equipment) for your employees please contact James Richter at 803.528.1288 or james@myscma.com.

Older links and resources are available at our Archived Links Page

Latest Updates

SC DHEC
SC DHEC continues to update its COVID-19 Vaccine and Vaccinations FAQ page.
SC DHEC COVID-19 Business Vaccine Info

SC DEW
SC DEW Employment & Workforce Data Dashboard

Global / National Resources

White House
Please see our Archived Resources

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Visit the CDC’s Vaccine Page to learn more. Have questions about the upcoming COVID-19 vaccine? The CDC has a Frequently Asked Questions page which will be updated regularly as more information becomes available.
CDC COVID-19 Page
COVID-19 Employer Information for Office Buildings
Manufacturing Workers and Employers – Interim Guidance from CDC and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
CDC – Businesses and Workplaces
CDC – Communities, Schools, Workplaces, & Events
CDC – Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19
CDC Provides New Guidelines for COVID-19 Quarantine
The CDC has adjusted its guidance for some individuals that have had COVID-19 exposure. The new guidelines can be found here.
CDC Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement to All Air Passengers Entering the United States
Improve How Your Mask Protects You
Guide to Masks
Updated “Public health recommendations for vaccinated persons” section

U.S. Department of State
COVID-19 Traveler Information (state.gov)

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
OSHA COVID-19 Page
COVID-19 FAQ webpage
OSHA Lessons Learned: Frequently Cited Standards Related to COVID-19 Inspections
Common COVID-19 Citations: Helping Employers Better Protect Workers and Comply with OSHA Regulations
OSHA has issued updated guidance as of Jan. 29 – Protecting Workers: Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace | Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
OSHA Press Release regarding the new guidance

Small Business Administration (SBA)
SBA – Disaster Assistance

FEMA
FEMA COVID-19 Website
FEMA National Business Emergency Operations Center

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
CISA COVID-19 Page

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
Temporary Rule: Paid Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

SBA PPP
Interim Final Rule on Paycheck Protection Program as Amended by Economic Aid Act
Interim Final Rule on Second Draw PPP Loans
PPP Guidance from SBA Administrator Carranza on Accessing Capital for Minority, Underserved, Veteran, and Women-owned Business Concerns
SBA PPP Website
Main Treasury Website for Small Business Assistance
PPP Frequently Asked Questions
PPP Loan Forgiveness Application Form 3508S (for borrowers that received a PPP loan of $150,000 or less)
Loan Forgiveness Application Form 3508
PPP Loan Forgiveness Application Form 3508EZ
Borrowers Disclosure of Certain Controlling Interests Form 3508D
PPP Interim Final Rule – Loan Forgiveness Requirements and Loan Review Procedures as Amended by Economic Aid Act

US Department of Labor
Please see our Archived Resources

EPA
Please see our Archived Resources

IRS
Please see our Archived Resources

Fair Labor Standards Act
Please see our Archived Resources

Family & Medical Leave Act
Please see our Archived Resources

American Chemistry Council
Coronavirus Fighting Products
Coronavirus Fighting Products FAQs

Federal Reserve
Please see our Archived Resources

US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
EEOC – Updated Information: What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws
What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws – there is a specific vaccination section

Other Organizations/Resources
World Health Organization
Johns Hopkins Interactive Map

State Resources

AccelerateSC
AccelerateSC Final Report
AccelerateSC Website
Basic Operations for Manufacturers During COVID-19

SC DEW
Recall Taskforce 
Offers of Work Website
DEW COVID-19 Resources Website
SC Department of Employment and Workforce (SC DEW) Launches Claimant Mobile App

SC EMD
SC EMD – Virtual Business Emergency Operations Center
SCEMD  Tool Showing All Local Mask Ordinances

SC DHEC
SC DHEC COVID-19 Vaccine Page
COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Enrollment
SC COVID-19 Vaccine Allocations
SC DHEC Businesses & Employers (COVID-19) Page
DHEC Document with COVID-19 Outreach Materials & Resources
County-Level COVID-19 Dashboard
SC DHEC Covid-19 Screening & Testing Sites 
SC DHEC Testing & SC Data (COVID-19)
DHEC Environmental Regulatory Assistance (COVID-19)
SC DHEC Education and Outreach Materials
DHEC Interim Guidance for COVID-19 Scenarios for Businesses
DHEC Interim Guidance for COVID-19 Scenarios for Businesses (Spanish)
SC DHEC’s Key Indicators Dashboard provides an “at-a-glance” view of several important data elements used to assess the measure of impact from COVID-19
SC DHEC COVID-19 Vaccine Provider information and FAQs. Enrollment process information can be found here.

SC Dept. of Commerce
Emergency Preparedness

SC ORS
Please see our Archived Resources

SC DOR
Please see our Archived Resources

SC DOA
Please see our Archived Resources

SC Department of Education
There have been many changes in recent weeks as school districts have modified their operational status. The SC DOE has created a website to show updates.

SC Governor
Executive Orders

Stay Safe SC Toolkit 

SC Dept. of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation (LLR)
COVID-19 Page