FEMA Public Assistance Program for Local Governments Responding to COVID-19

As part of President Trump’s emergency declaration on March 13, 2020, local governments are eligible to apply for reimbursement for eligible emergency protective measures taken to respond to the COVID-19 emergency under Category B of FEMA’s Public Assistance Program. Please see FEMA’s press release and Fact Sheet for more detailed information.

Counties are encouraged to carefully read the information including FEMA’s Procurement Under Grants document and begin thoroughly documenting all expenses. Please contact SCEMD at 803-737-8500 if you have any questions or need additional information.