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Berkeley County Government Moves to OPCON 3, Resumes Normal Operations

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.- (September 6, 2019)- Berkeley County Government is now operating at OPCON level 3. 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.

All Berkeley County shelters are closed. If a resident needs shelter, they should contact the Berkeley County EOC.

Electric companies that provide services within the county are continuing to work to restore power. Currently, there are less than 10% of customers in the county without power.

Berkeley County 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 Landfill & Convenience Centers: Berkeley County landfill and convenience centers are operating on a normal schedule.

Berkeley County Library: Berkeley County Libraries 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. 

Mail Service: For updates about service in your area, visit the Alerts site now at

Berkeley County will continue to update the County websiteFacebook and Twitter pages as new information comes in.


– Prepared by the Berkeley County Public Information Office –

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