What you need to know about COVID-19
Adults age 65 and older, and people with underlying conditions, are at greater risk for developing severely ill and should take extra precautions.
When around others, keep 6 feet between you when possible. Avoid crowds and large gatherings. If you’re sick, stay at home.
Know your status. Get tested for COVID-19. COVID-19 mobile testing sites are operating in counties across the state. You can also get tested at a one of more than 100 permanent COVID-19 testing facilities across the state.
Have a general question about COVID-19? Call the DHEC Care Line at
1-855-472-3432 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily.
For mental health or substance abuse services related to COVID-19 call the statewide support line 24/7
at 1-844-724-6737 (1-844-SC-HOPES).
COVID-19 in South Carolina
|Public Health Lab tests:||175,179|
|Public Health Lab backlog:||0|
|Public Health Lab results:||24 - 48 hrs|
|Hospital beds occupied:||8,503|
|ICU beds occupied:||1,105|
|ICU beds available:||356|
|Patients hospitalized with COVID-19:||1,402|
|Patients in ICU with COVID-19:||357|
|Ventilators in total:||1,585|
|Ventilators in use:||552|
|COVID-19 patients ventilated:||234|
|Calls to Care Line:||56,368|
Resources for the Community
Guidance for Healthcare Professionals
This collection of fact sheets, videos, social media graphics, and posters containing educational messages about COVID-19 are intended for printing and sharing.
This kit contains videos, photos, b-roll, news releases, and other information for use by members of the media.