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Restaurants and Hotels Guidance

On June 23, 2020, the Palmetto Priority program launched. The Palmetto Priority is a formal commitment made by South Carolina restauranteurs to provide a clean and safe environment for their staff and customers, to demonstrate real precautions that they are taking to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Restaurants that choose to participate in the program will complete a checklist of operational assurances as outlined in the restaurant reopening guidelines, participate in required free online education and participate in a DHEC limited-scope food safety inspection.

Learn more about the program (PDF). Participate in the program.

Team accelerateSC has released guidelines for restaurants and hospitality-related businesses.

View the South Carolina - Opening Restaurants Phase Two Recommendations (PDF).

View Hotel Guidance (PDF).



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