Our COVID-19 Response

We want to encourage each of you 

Eat well, sleep, and exercise. Taking care of yourself in this time of stress will improve your resistance to infection and resilience in managing difficult business situations. And of course, wash your hands all the time and don’t touch your face, or anyone else, for that matter.  

We are ready to assist you, please let us know how!! Take care and stay well!

Key Resources


What to know, Situation Updateshttps://tinyurl.com/wz7ojes

CDC Interim Guidance for Business and Employers

CDC.gov Email Updateshttps://tinyurl.com/r56geyp


DHEC Interim Guidance for Business and Employers


SC Department of Commerce:

COVID-19 Business Resource Page

South Carolina COVID-19 Emergency Supply Sourcing & Manufacturing




COVID19 Employment Questionshttps://tinyurl.com/wqb3lu3

COVID19 and Unemployment Insurance Benefitshttps://tinyurl.com/syy72nx


SC Emergency ManagementDivision


COVID-19 International and State Dashboards

Global and US by Statehttps://ncov2019.live/data

Johns Hopkins University https://tinyurl.com/uvclzl9

Funding and Other Resources:

OSHA guidance on preparing workplaces for COV-19

NAM-State COVID-19 Operations Snapshot

SBA Funding

SBA-Fact Sheet-Economic Injury Disaster Loans

IRS-Coronavirus Tax Relief

SCDOR-COVD-19 Tax Relief


The SC Department of Employment and Workforce is encouraging impacted employers to consider filing on behalf of their employees to streamline the process for filing unemployment claims for all parties involved. Employer Filed Claims are more convenient and eliminate the step of an employer having to verify a worker’s claim.


Essential Services Update


If you need clarifications or have additional questions, please reach out to us.

Available Sites & Buildings

If you’re thinking about bringing your business to South Carolina’s Aiken, Edgefield, and Saluda region, we’re ready to accommodate you with a broad variety of existing facilities and ready-to-build sites.


When you’re competing in the global marketplace, connectivity and fast access are critical. The Aiken, Edgefield, McCormick, and Saluda region’s location in western South Carolina will put your business at the heart of a very fluid transportation grid, no matter which modes are important for you.