During this time, United Way of Florence County is working diligently to provide resources to those in need. For important information on resources available throughout our community, or to make an impact, please see below.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information
United Way of Florence County is closely monitoring the distribution of COVID-19 vaccinations. Vaccines in SC are now being offered to healthcare workers and individuals over 70 years of age. To schedule a vaccine appointment, please visit one of the sites below:
South Carolina DHEC continues to work with federal, state, and local partners as it investigates COVID-19 cases in South Carolina. DHEC's top priority remains protecting the public during this national and state emergency.
For more information on COVID-19, please visit the following sites:
To Find FREE testing sites, please visit the site below:
COVID-19 Funeral Expense Assistance
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is providing financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred on or after January 20, 2020. Like other federal assistance, these funds cannot be used in duplication of other programs. Click here FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance for guidance and eligibility requirements and types of services funded. Instructions on how to apply for this assistance through FEMA's dedicated helpline at 1-844-684-6333 can also be found on the website.
Helpline representatives are trained to provide personal application support and answer any questions regarding program eligibility. Since this program is not administered by United Way Worldwide or the EFSP National Board, all questions should be referred to the FEMA Helpline or its website, https://www.fema.gov/disaster/coronavirus/economic/funeral-assistance, for more information.