Berkeley County Begins Damage Assessment
MONCKS CORNER, S.C.- (Friday, September 6)- Berkeley County has transitioned into damage assessment following Hurricane Dorian. Crews are continuing to remove trees and debris from roadways. Berkeley County citizens can report storm damage by filling out a form on the County website HERE. This tool will help Berkeley County staff determine the extent of damage in the County and report the findings to state and federal officials. These reports will determine appropriate federal and state funding for damage caused by the storm.
Berkeley County Government Offices are closed to the public today. Government offices and schools will reopen Monday, September 9 and will follow their normal schedules.
Berkeley County Government is currently operating at OPCON level 2. The Emergency Operations Center is partially staffed.
The Citizen Information Line will be operational until noon today. Residents can call (843) 719-4800 if they have questions.
All Berkeley County shelters are in the process of demobilizing and are not accepting any new people. If residents need shelter, they are asked to contact the Berkeley County EOC.
Berkeley County Landfill & Convenience Centers: Berkeley County landfill and convenience centers are operating on a normal schedule.
Berkeley County Library: Berkeley County Libraries are closed today and are expected to reopen Saturday, September 7 after assessed for damages.
Berkeley Animal Center: The Berkeley County Animal Center is closed today and will reopen Saturday, September 7.
Berkeley County Court: The Berkeley County Courthouse is closed today. All jurors who were notified to come to court will be excused through the remainder of this week. Drug court graduation will be rescheduled at a later date. Bond court will resume its normal schedule.
Cypress Gardens: Cypress Gardens is closed today and will reopen Saturday after assessed for damages.
Airport: The Berkeley County Airport is open.
– Prepared by the Berkeley County Public Information Office –