This page will be updated as more information becomes available.
This page contains links to resources regarding the COVID-19 outbreak.
DHEC - COVID-19 Quick Facts
DDSN - Plain Language Information on COVID-19 for People with disabilities
DDSN - Plain Language Information on COVID-19 for People with disabilities (Spanish)
DHEC - Stop the spread of germs
The following providers are offering free virtual or telehealth services. These options are available to anyone experiencing COVID-19 symptoms in South Carolina. Use the promo code COVID19 with any of these providers.
Self Regional Healthcare is offering telephone screening for residents in Greenwood, Laurens, Edgefield, Abbeville, McCormick, Saluda, and Newberry counties. Call the COVID-19 Screening Line at 864-725-4500.
SCDOR - COVID-19 Tax Relief
IRS - Coronavirus Tax Relief
IRS - Accessible forms, instructions, and publication, including large print.
Freedom Scientific is offering a version of JAWS or Zoom free for people working from home or in school (until 6/30/2020).
YesAccessible!, who provides educational software for the blind, is offering TypeAbility, a typing and computer tutor program, for $30 (regular price is $150) when using it with a JAWS/Fusion free Home License. Both JAWS/Fusion and TypeAbility will expire on June 30th, 2020.
Discus - Tutor.com is available to provide South Carolina schools and public libraries with homework help now through June 30, 2020. The resource is also linked from the Discus A-Z List and By Grade Level pages at www.scdiscus.org. Users have access to drop-in live tutoring 7 days a week from 8:00 am - 10:00 pm. Features include Live Homework Help, WriteTutor Center, TestPrep Center and a Skills Center. A user account is required for some of the features. This resource subscription has been temporarily added due to the recent school closings related to the COVID-19 virus.
Aira - As many universities and colleges are rapidly shifting to distance learning, some materials and software being used are inaccessible. Aira Tech Corp is now offering free Aira for any college student for the remainder of the spring semester ending in May 2020. If you know of a student who could benefit from Aira for their distance learning, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on the program.
NFB-NEWSLINE - The National Federation of the Blind is providing up-to-date information to all eligible subscribers of the NFB-NEWSLINE service. The information can be fournd in the Breaking News Online category, and will also be available for those few states that are currently not sponsored for the next sixty days starting Monday, March 16th.
Access COVID-19 information using the telephone by pressing 5 from the main menu, then press 1 for the Breaking News Online category, followed by pressing the 1 key which will bring you to the COVID-19 information. If using the NFB-NEWSLINE Mobile IOS app, look for COVID-19 information under the "All Publications" section. The content can be accessed with Braille devices such as note-takers and refreshable Braille displays.
Executive orders from South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster relating to COVID-19.
NASWA - Summary of UI Provisions in the CARES Act provided by the National Association of State Workforce Agencies.