hurricane resources

Hurricane Recommendations

During COVID-19

Planning for hurricane season and other potential disasters can be stressful, and because the 2020 hurricane season comes during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, it may be especially so.  Public health and emergency response professionals have advice to help you safely prepare, evacuate, and shelter for severe storms while protecting yourself and others from COVID-19. Here are some tips to help you and your family stay safe during hurricane season this year.

Hurricane Prep Recommendations from the CDC

CDC Natural Disasters and COVID-19 Response Website

Informational Phone Numbers

For reporting outages and local citizen hotlines for non-emergency related questions

Berkeley County: (843) 719-4800

Charleston County: (843) 746-3900

City of Charleston: (843) 724-7311

Dorchester County: (843) 832-0393/(843) 563-0393

Santee Cooper: 1-888-769-7688 or online

Berkeley Electric Co-op: 1-888-253-4232 or online

Dominion Energy: 1-888-333-4465 or online

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