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.

Older links and resources are available at our Archived Links Page

Latest Updates

On July 27, the CDC Issued Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People

On July 27, SC DHEC issued the following press release DHEC Supports Updated CDC Guidance, Recommends Indoor Masking for All Regardless of Vaccination Status

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 – Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19
CDC Provides New Guidelines for COVID-19 Quarantine
CDC Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement to All Air Passengers Entering the United States
Improve How Your Mask Protects You
Guide to Masks
The CDC released updated guidance related to surface transmission for indoor community environments.

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 Updates Guidance for Protecting Workers: Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace
On June 10, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for COVID-19 which focused on healthcare employers. OSHA also released its new COVID-19 guidance for all industries not covered by the ETS.

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

SBA PPP
Please see our Archived Resources

US Department of Labor
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EPA
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IRS
Please see our Archived Resources

Fair Labor Standards Act
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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

EEOC Provides Updates to What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEOC Laws Technical Assistance Questions and Answers
The EEOC has provided a May 28, 2021 update to its Technical Assistance Questions and Answers. Scroll to section K. Vaccinations and you will see the updated date (5/28/21) beside the questions.

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
SC DEW Employment & Workforce Data Dashboard

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

SC DHEC
SC DHEC COVID-19 Vaccine Page
SC DHEC Businesses & Employers (COVID-19) Page
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
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 continues to update its COVID-19 Vaccine and Vaccinations FAQ page.
SC DHEC Interim Guidance for COVID-19 Scenarios in Businesses – 04.07.2021
SC DHEC Expands Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program to All 46 Counties
SC DHEC COVID-19 Re-Opening Guidance for Businesses
SC DHEC Vaccine Locator
SC DHEC COVID-19 Vaccine
SC DHEC COVID-19 Business Vaccine Info

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 Governor
Executive Orders

Stay Safe SC Toolkit 

Public Awareness Documentation
PROFESSIONAL PRINT READY
Pfizer and Moderna Vaccine – Fast Facts (Flyer)
Pfizer and Moderna Vaccine – Fast Facts (Poster)
Covid-19 Common Questions FAQs
Janssen Vaccine Fast Facts (Flyer)
Janssen Vaccine Fast Facts (Poster)

WEB READY/PRINTOUT READY
Pfizer and Moderna Vaccine – Fast Facts
Covid-19 Common Questions FAQs
Janssen Vaccine – Fast Facts

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