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PLEASE READ: Executive Order 2020-63 (PDF) urges counties and municipalities to enact ordinances requiring individuals to wear face coverings in public settings. Make sure to check which counties and municipalities have enacted face mask ordinances when considering guidelines for businesses, gatherings and other events. View local face mask ordinances.

Event Exception

SC Commerce, in close consultation with DHEC, is managing an exception process specific to events where more than 250 guests are expected, as outlined in Executive Order 2020-50. These events will be required to satisfactorily demonstrate an ability to comply with federal and state COVID-19 procedures and protocols. More information on the process, including the online application, is available here.



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