Your Safety is Important
The Old 96 District Tourism Commission continues to actively monitor developments surrounding coronavirus, as the safety and health of our visitors is a top priority. With the COVID-19 situation continuing to evolve, we encourage you to follow the most up-to-date information and guidance offered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC). Their websites are listed below.
All South Carolinians and visitors are strongly encouraged to wear face coverings in public and practice social distancing. Check with your arriving city and county for their guidelines regarding face coverings.
Palmetto Priority Pledge
Palmetto Priority is a formal commitment made by South Carolina restaurateurs to provide a clean and safe environment for their staff and customers to demonstrate the extensive precautions that they are taking to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Look for the Palmetto Priority seal of approval to find restaurants that are taking more precautions and helping make your dining experience safe and enjoyable. Visit https://palmettopriority.com/
Please Pack Your Mask
Many cities and counties are encouraging folks to wear masks to help slow down the spread of COVID-19. Social distancing is highly recommended any time there are more than you or your household family around.
As COVID-19 remains a public health threat we ask that you visit our area responsibly so everyone can enjoy all the Old 96 District region has to offer.
Tips to help stay safe.
- Practice healthy hygiene. Wash your hands frequently.
- Use sanitizer when soap and water are not available.
- Wear a face mask when you visit public places.
- Practice social distancing by staying 6′ away from others. This applies to everywhere you go.
- Cough into your elbow and sneeze into a tissue.
- Then throw away the tissue in the trash and wash your hands.
- If you do not have the ability to wash your hands, please use hand sanitizer.
- Avoid contact with people who are already sick.
- Do not touch your eyes, nose and mouth.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
Travelers are encouraged to follow guidance issued by the CDC, SC DHEC, and local authorities. According to the CDC, COVID-19 cases and deaths have been reported in all 50 states, and the situation is constantly changing.
For more information, check with the below agencies.
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
SC Department of Health and Environmental Control Care Line, 1-855-472-3432