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Posted on: April 2, 2020

City of Charleston April 2 Coronavirus Update

The city of Charleston remains at OPCON 1 and continues to enforce the Stay at Home ordinance citywide. In compliance with the ordinance, citizens are asked to continue to heed the stay at home orders and make only essential trips.

The 2020 seasons of the Charleston Farmers Market in Marion Square and West Ashley Farmers Market in Ackerman Park, both scheduled to begin in April, are suspended until further notice.

The resource list compiled by the city’s Business and Neighborhood Services division has been updated to include a list of lenders in South Carolina approved by the Small Business Administration. The full resource list can be viewed here: https://www.charleston-sc.gov/covid19resourcelist.

The city’s Recreation Department is offering daily virtual recreation activities for all ages that can be done at home. They are providing ideas, crafts, videos, educational opportunities, virtual tours, activities, fitness classes, games and much more. Activities can be viewed on their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/chsrecreation or on the website, here: https://www.charleston-sc.gov/2406/Virtual-Recreation-Activities.

 Earlier today, the city sent out a notice regarding fake letters claiming that the city and MUSC are seeking college students for a COVID-19 vaccine trial. The full notice about the scam can be viewed here: https://www.charleston-sc.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=831.

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