Here's a list of resources to know during the coronavirus outbreak


Here is a list of links that can offer resources including monitoring cases, getting virtually screened, finding what has been closed or altered locally, what restaurants remains open and more. If you have a resource from a legitimate source you’d like us to share with the community, please click here.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

DHEC county-by-county map of cases 

Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center 

Johns Hopkins COVID-19 global cases map

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Executive Orders

Gov. Henry McMaster’s Twitter

U.S. Department of Defense

FEMA's Coronavirus Rumor Control


The Sumter Item's coronavirus coverage

Contact The Sumter Item's staff

Sumter County’s local restaurants offering takeout, curbside, delivery service

Sumter County website

City of Sumter website

Shaw Air Force Base

Clarendon County website

Lee County website


What are the symptoms? A guide from the CDC

A list of telehealth options for free virtual screening

How to use and make a cloth face covering, according to the CDC

How to make a cloth face covering at home with or without sewing

Prisma Health


McLeod Health

Colonial Healthcare

Dr. Clay Lowder's (of Colonial Healthcare) Facebook page

Sandhills Medical Foundation is conducting drive-thru testing in Camden.


Information about  unemployment benefits with the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce

If you need to sign up for unemployment benefits, start here

DEW answers questions about filing for unemployment

Advice for laid-off workers from DEW


Sumter School District resources, including Wi-Fi hotspot locations

Chromebook tech support

Resources and accounts for parents with at-home children

USC updates, including spring commencement rescheduling info

Dr. Jacob E. Butler Jr.'s letter to Morris College students  and Virtual Spirit Week activities

Submit your Questions about resources still available at Central Carolina Technical College during the shutdown? The college has posted its FAQ and student resources. Submit your online enrollment application here


60 Digital Resources for Mental Health from Social Work License Map

The National Suicide Prevention Hotline provides 24/7, free, confidential support for anyone in distress. The hotline also provides prevention and crisis resources as well as best practices for professionals.

Resources from the S.C. Department of Mental Health to help find free potential emotional support tools, includes articles about helping children cope

Managing anxiety during COVID-19

This is what you should be buying at the grocery store during the coronavirus outbreak

Staying fit at home: Ideas from a Sumter  Family  YMCA  health leader