Hurricane Florence Update 9/11/18
From SC Governor and SCEMD: NO evacuation for the majority of residents in Beaufort, Colleton and Jasper counties.The mandatory evacuation executive order remains in effect for all zones in Horry, Georgetown, Charleston, Berkeley, and Dorchester counties and for Edisto Beach.
Keep close watch on your local news. Can check news on https://www.scetv.org/
SC Emergency Management https://www.scemd.org/
Gov. Henry McMaster Orders Mandatory Evacuations for Coastal Counties
Important Hurricane Florence Update
Watch today's press conference from SC Governor McMaster at the SC Emergency Management Center with ASL Interpreter. You can turn on CC for closed captions.
Gov. Henry McMaster Orders Mandatory Evacuations for Coastal Counties Effective Tomorrow, September 11, 2018 at Noon. Lanes will be reversed for evacuations.
See map and evacuation news here: https://www.scetv.org/stories/weather/2018/gov-henry-mcmaster-orders-mandatory-evacuations-coastal-counties-effective
The governor also issued Executive Order 2018-30, which orders school closures and closures of all state government offices for all non-essential personnel in the following counties, beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, September 11: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Beaufort, Barnwell, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Colleton, Clarendon, Darlington, Dillon, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Hampton, Horry, Jasper, Lexington, Lee, Marion, Marlboro, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter, and Williamsburg.
You can put free SC Emergency Manager App on your mobile phone. See more information on SCEMD's website: https://www.scemd.org/
Please be prepared and be safe. Share with your Deaf and Hard of Hearing family and friends now. Check on Deaf Senior Citizens and other friends that do not have email. If any questions, contact us at:
Fire Safe South Carolina-Smoke Alarm Alert for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Fire Safe South Carolina has a program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing residents in South Carolina to apply for smoke alarm alert.
Parents of deaf and hard of hearing children age 6 years or older may apply.
If you are interested, please print form from their website, read instructions, fill it out and send directly to address on the form.
New ASL Video on Assistive Technology from P&A
Watch the new American Sign Language (ASL) video on Assistive Technology from Protection & Advocacy in South Carolina.
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