Effective, Tuesday, May 26th the City of Greenwood will reopen buildings to public access. Some services will be modified to protect citizens and City-employees from the spread of COVID-19.
As we reopen, please look for signs and directions that have been posted.
We highly encourage citizens to utilize phone, email and online service opportunities as much as possible.
Full Press Release can be read at the link below:
During this unprecedented event, it is our mission to keep our residents and visitors informed and focus on the health and safety of all those who live or travel to Greenwood, South Carolina.
During this uncertain time, we know one thing – we appreciate all of you; many of whom are our repeat visitors, our family, who have been coming to our destination for years.
While we understand that this may impact travel plans, we want to keep you updated with the steps we are taking to keep your health and safety a priority and remind everyone to travel responsibly. For the most up to date COVID-19 information, please refer to the South Carolina Department of Public Health – website here.
In efforts to mitigate growing health concerns, Greenwood County has closed all restaurant dining facilities, bars, and indoor recreational areas. Local restaurants are still providing delivery options and curbside pickup so be sure to order your favorite Greenwood dish.
We have closed our Visitors Center, Discover Greenwoodout of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of our community and visitors. Schools in the area are closed, and the Governor has issued a state of emergency to expedite spending and free up resources available to them.
We encourage you to enjoy our abundance of natural resources, support of small businesses and enjoy local brews. Here we've compiled a list of local businesses offering online shopping, curbside pickup, and delivery options. Social distancing? Greenwood has you covered with a list of indoor activities, and outdoor recreation.
Grab your furry friend, pack a picnic lunch, hit a trailand enjoy the calm disconnectedness that only our outdoors can offer you.
Consider purchasing a gift card for a future trip to support our local businesses now when they need it the most.
Pull together your favorite, progressive blend of tunes that include The Jake Bartley Band for your very own Greenwood playlist.
Keep in touch with us by using our hashtag, #discovergreenwood for your social media posts and follow us on Facebook and Instagram.
STAY SAFE & HEALTHY
To protect yourself and others, please take the following precautions as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC):
Wash your hands frequently with warm water and soap for at least 20 seconds;
Avoid sharing food and drinks;
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth;
Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue or into your elbow; and
Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
During this time, our hearts and thoughts are with those who have been affected by this. We send our deep appreciation to those in our community, the healthcare industry and first responders who are working on the front lines to mitigate the spread and impact of this virus. Our community and its people are resilient; we will persevere through this and are optimistic about the future.
We thank you for considering Greenwood, SC and look forward to welcoming you. See y’all soon!