Clarendon County Recycling Centers and County Landfill will be CLOSED today, as well as the remainder of the week due to Hurricane Florence. Please DO NOT leave any trash at the recycling centers or the landfill; please hold on to all waste until after the storm. All centers will remain closed until further notice. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at 803-435-9310.
Clarendon County has announced that 3 shelters will open at 5pm on Tuesday (9/11/18) ahead of anticipated impacts from Hurricane Florence. The shelters are for those evacuating the coast, and for Clarendon County residents who feel their homes might not be safe due to Hurricane Florence.
Shelters that will be available as of 5pm Tuesday (9-11-18) are:
East Clarendon Middle-High School
1171 Pope St.
Turbeville, SC 29162
Manning High School
2155 Paxville Hwy.
Manning SC 29102
Clarendon One Resource Center
(Old Summerton High School)
1102 4th St.
Summerton SC 29148
*Please have an emergency pet plan in place prior to admittance to the shelters witrh the exception of service animals.
Also, the Special Needs Triage Line is actively receiving calls as of this morning. To register, please call 1-800-578-2031. If there are any shelterees being transported by EMS, please ask EMS to ensure they have been triaged by the DHEC staff.
Shelterees are reminded to bring with them prescription medications in the original containers, even if your supply is low. Also, bring enough medical supplies for at least 7 days, including your daily basics such as glucometers, syringes, dressings and bandages. Please bring medical equipment used at home such as wheel chairs, canes or walkers, hearing aids and eye glasses, breathing devices, including oxygen concentrators, and extra tanks or canisters.
Please bring any special food items you will need, and personal items such as toothbrush and toothpaste, deodorant, diapers, blankets and clothing.
We encourage all citizens to download and share the Clarendon County EMS app for up-to-date information regarding Hurricane Florence. This app is available for download to Apple, Android and Google.
Clarendon County Government Offices will close at noon on Wednesday, and remain closed on Thursday and Friday (9/13/18 & 9/14/18) due to Hurricane Florence.