Colonial Healthcare on Broad Street continues curbsite testing for COVID-19. For more informaiton on how and when to get tested go to www.ColonialHealthcare.com.
For more information about how to proceed to be screened and tested at McLeod Health Clarendon go to the attached link - https://www.mcleodhealth.org/coronavirus/covid-19-faqs/
For more information about Virtual Screening and mobile testing sites: https://campaigns.muschealth.org/virtual-care/index.html
LEE COUNTY HOTLINE:
1-803-484-5921; Open Monday - Friday 9 AM - 5 PM.
For a list of available childcare centers in your area: https://www.sc-ccrr.org/
SUMTER SCHOOL DISTRICT:
Online Learning Plans: CSD1 teachers have prepared home instructional packets for alternative learning experiences for our students. Packages may be picked up at each school on Wednesday, March 18 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Packets will also be delivered. Please call the district’s transportation director, Mrs. Alfreda Richardson, at (803) 225-2683 for delivery date and time.
Technology: Accessibility to Wi-Fi is not necessary to complete the home learning packets that will be provided. However, families who need free or low-cost household internet service can contact Comcast (call 855-846-8376) and CenturyLink (call 888-833-9522). CSD1 does not endorse either of these services
Meals to Go: Meals will be available to any student in the district. Pick-up meals will be available, beginning Tuesday, March 17 at Scott's Branch High School from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. daily.
Students with internet access at home should log in to Google Classroom to access assignments that have been sent by their teachers. If a student will not have access to the internet, parents are invited to come to their child’s school to pick up paper copies of their work between the hours of 9:30am until 1:30pm on Monday, March 16, 2020.
Beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020, lunch and breakfast will be provided for students enrolled in CSD2. Meals can be picked up from 9:30am - 11:30am at Manning Elementary School at the cafeteria entrance at the rear of the school. These will be Grab and Go bag meals which include lunch for the day and breakfast for the next morning.
EMMANUEL UMC SOUP KITCHEN - Providing to go lunches daily. Location is 421 South Main Street, Sumter, SC 29150
SUMTER UNITED MINISTRIES Crisis Relief Ministry Update - Duke Energy, Black River, and Dominion Energy have agreed not to disconnect utilities for, at the least, 7 days (or more). As a result of them agreeing not to disconnect utilities, we have suspended all interviews for those companies. We have also suspended clothing interviews. All other requests may be considered.
Food interviews will no longer require DSS forms. We will serve walk-in’s only. No appointments will be scheduled or required. Until April 1st, volunteers are asked not to come to the office to assist in operations.
Emergency Shelter Update: Beginning March 23, 2020, we will suspend the task of volunteers dropping meals off at the Emergency Shelter. However, we are still in GREAT need of assistance in feeding the shelter guests. Our greatest needs are: carry out containers (to-go boxes), garbage bags (40 gallon or greater), bottled water, and individually packaged utencils (plastic).
SALVATION ARMY - Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club will suspend services for however long schools remain closed. All other services including Utility Assistance and Food Assistance remain in effect at this time.
Charter is offering free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 students who do not already have a Spectrum subscription. To enroll call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees waived for new student households. Confirm terms with provider.
DISASTER DISTRESS HOTLINE - SAMHSA: A national hotline dedicated to provide crisis counseling for people experiencing emotional distress related to any natural disaster. It's toll-free, multilingual and confidential. Stress, anxiety and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. Call helpline at 1(800)985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 or visit SAMHSA webpage.
If you are a part of these organizations please contact United Way with updates by calling (803)773-7935 or by emailing email@example.com.
This page will be updated as information changes.
Volunteers need to register at www.volunteersc.org
Sumter United Ministries is looking for Volunteers to assist in 12 hour shifts to assist at the Samaratan House Shelter. In addition they need Volunteers to help finish a Rooffing Construction Project. Please contact the Ministry to complete a Volunteer Application.