AIKEN, SC – The City of Aiken report that on March 31, Governor McMaster issued Executive Order No. 2020-17 ordering the closure of non-essential businesses, venues, facilities, services, and activities for public use. The Order is effective Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 5:00 pm.
The City of Aiken will extend and continue the following implemented measures and procedures that are aligned with guidance from the Department of Health and Environment Control (DHEC) regarding COVID-19. These extended measures are in response to South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster’s executive order issued March 28 and will be in effect through April 12, 2020
The City of Aiken has temporarily stopped accepting payments in the office at the City Finance Building located at 135 Lauren St SW Aiken, SC 29801.
Mayor Rick Osbon has declared a state of emergency as concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19 continue to escalate. Osbon signed a proclamation outlining the measures involved late Sunday and called for a ratification vote by City Council at a noon Monday emergency meeting.
The City of Aiken Advises Following the South Carolina Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) for the Latest Updates on COVID-19
Aiken, SC – The City of Aiken reports that the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is closely monitoring the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and that they are investigating multiple cases of COVID-19 in South Carolina.