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The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have provided interim guidance for businesses, such as state agencies, to utilize regarding cleaning and sterilizing facilities. The information provided by both entities is being regularly updated.

DHEC - Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers (Routine environmental cleaning and cleaning an area if an employee worked while ill)

CDC – Resources for Businesses and Employers (Cleaning and Disinfecting Recommendations)

For answers to common questions on workplace modifications, cleaning and disinfection, please see the COVID-19 Back-to-Work Checklist below. Please note, the provided guidance is based on the information available from public health authorities when the document was released May 20, 2020.

COVID-19 Back-to-Work Checklist

If your state agency facilities are managed by the South Carolina Department of Administration, and you have an employee who has received a positive test (or physician presumed positive test), please contact Division of Facilities Management and Property Services Director Ashlie Lancaster to coordinate for the cleaning and disinfection of your facilities.