Archive: March 2020

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We have put together a list of tried and true, fun activities for the family! Whether it be getting outside and gardening or cooking a meal together, the best way to battle the blues is by spending time with your family and enjoying the moments we have together. Socializing Without…  …Read More
Charleston, S.C.— The city of Charleston continues to operate at OPCON 1 and the city’s Stay at Home ordinance remains in effect with non-essential businesses closed citywide. In an effort to resume trash service (yard debris and bulk items such as furniture, appliances, bedding and other large objects) while maintaining…  …Read More
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Henry McMaster today issued Executive Order 2020-16, which orders the closure of all public access points to the state’s beaches, as well as closure of all public boat ramps, landings and other access points on the state’s lakes, rivers and waterways. “As a result of behavior…  …Read More
Per the City of Charleston, we wanted to remind everyone that they are still just picking up the garbage in the City of Charleston green trash cans tomorrow, Monday, March 30th and that yard debris and other household items are still not being picked up. We will let everyone know…  …Read More
The POA has created a list of POA or privately scheduled events that have been cancelled or postponed. Please keep in mind that these are only the events that we have been notified about. March 2020 March 17th – DI Historical Society Meeting – CANCELLED March 19th and March 26th…  …Read More
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (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. Please use their website HERE to find out more information on COVID-19…  …Read More
MONCKS CORNER, S.C.- (Friday, March 27, 2020) – Berkeley County Government offices and courts are closed to the public and employees TODAY, Friday, March 27. This does NOT include the Voter Registration and Elections office, Landfill and Convenience Centers, and the Berkeley County Animal Center. Berkeley County buildings and facilities…  …Read More
The city of Charleston continues to operate at OPCON 1 with the stay at home ordinance in effect and non-essential businesses closed citywide. The Community Development Committee and Charleston City Council met today and approved an emergency ordinance to reallocate $40,000 in Community Development Block Grant funding to provide public…  …Read More
MONCKS CORNER, S.C.- (Thursday, March 26, 2020) – Berkeley County Government offices and courts will be CLOSED to the public and employees on Friday, March 27. Berkeley County buildings and facilities will resume LIMITED access to the public on Monday, March 30, through Thursday, April 2. Courts and offices will again close on Friday, April 3. During…  …Read More
Starting at 7:30 AM tomorrow, Thursday, March 26, both the Beresford Creek and Ralston Creek boat landings will be closed to all boaters, vehicles and trailers. This closure is necessary due to City and State COVID-19 orders on gatherings and recreational spaces, general safety and overcrowding concerns. The POA consulted…  …Read More
These are unprecedented times in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. I proposed to City Council last night and they approved a “stay at home” ordinance for the City of Charleston. The whole intent is to “flatten the curve”, that is, to reduce the transmission of the virus, the number of cases. As we’ve seen…  …Read More
As a result of Governor McMaster’s school closure order issued during the press conference Tuesday (March 24th) afternoon, all Berkeley County School District (BCSD) schools will be closed through Thursday, April 30. BCSD will recognize spring break as planned April 13-April 17. Expectations for instruction will be suspended on April…  …Read More
As of 3/22/20 per the recommendation of Mayor Tecklenburg, and other local mayors and law enforcement, all non-essential workers have been strongly recommended to stay home. For the Daniel Island Property Owners’ Association, this means that regular maintenance of all DIPOA common areas including pools, boat landings, playgrounds, fitness equipment,…  …Read More
As we have previously sent out, beginning today (Monday, March 23rd), the only collection that the City of Charleston via Republic Services will be collecting is the garbage that you place inside your City of Charleston green trash containers. Yard debris and other bulk or household/miscellaneous trash items, WILL NOT BE…  …Read More
Charleston, S.C.—At a press conference today, Mayor John Tecklenburg made the following statement on the city’s efforts related to COVID-19: Since the threat of the coronavirus first became clear in China and later in Europe, the city of Charleston has taken a number of steps to prepare and to help…  …Read More
All customers have water/sewer, and all critical operations and services are expected to continue normally. CHARLESTON, South Carolina – To ensure operational viability while facing challenges related to Coronavirus (COVID-19), Charleston Water System (CWS) will temporarily reduce its on-site employee staffing to a level necessary to support critical operations beginning…  …Read More
I know there is some confusion about what to do next in the midst of this unprecedented time of a pandemic, school closures, and widespread social disruption.  As a primary care physician and public health leader, I have been asked by a lot of people for my opinion, and I…  …Read More
COVID-19 Virus Impact on the DI Swim Team As we are adjusting to the reality of school and businesses closing due to the COVID-19 virus, some of you may be wondering what will be the effect on summer swim this year. The short answer is that we do not know…  …Read More
Mayor Tecklenburg has indicated that the City of Charleston Environmental Services Department that handles Sanitation Services (trash, recycling, and yard debris pickup) have implemented enhanced safety protocols and prepared for continuity of operations plans in case they are forced to maintain operations with a reduced workforce due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)…  …Read More
Update March 17th MONCKS CORNER, S.C.– (Tuesday March 17, 2020) — Berkeley County Council has issued a State of Emergency declaration in response to the local threat of novel coronavirus, officially called COVID-19. Council met for a special-called emergency meeting at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, March 17. The declaration was necessary for…  …Read More
The President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America – 15 Days to Slow the Spread Listen to and follow the directions of your state and local authorities. If you feel sick, stay home. Do not go to work. Contact your medical provider. If your children are sick, keep them at home. Do…  …Read More
As the new Coronavirus pandemic continues to take hold of the United States, more and more families find themselves in quarantine and isolation. For children, this situation can be scary at worst and boring at best. Rachel Simmons, a parenting expert and contributor for “Good Morning America,” has these tips…  …Read More
SCHOOL CLOSURES: On Sunday, March 15th at his 4:00 PM press conference, Governor McMaster announced that all schools in South Carolina will be closed for at least the next two weeks starting Monday, March 16, 2020. Please monitor local news and your child’s respective school for updates. POOL CLOSURE: HOAs/POAs across the country,…  …Read More
March 13, 2020 Charleston Police Department Alternative Call Response Plan For Non-Emergency Calls The Charleston Police Department is instituting an Alternative Call for Service Plan in an attempt to limit the number of contacts for its employees amid the Coronavirus outbreak. Until further notice, officers may respond to complaints of…  …Read More
POA Office Closing Monday, March 16th During this time of nationwide concern over the coronavirus known as COVID-19, it is our main priority as the Property Owners’ Association to keep our property owners, their guests, and our staff safe at all times. We have been closely monitoring the recommendations of…  …Read More
The below information has been provided to the Daniel Island POA office from the City of Charleston and Berkeley County Emergency Management. Current situation: As of Monday, March 9, 2020, there were six confirmed cases of the virus in South Carolina, including one in Charleston County. The individual has been…  …Read More
There are many different messages on news outlets, social media, and word of mouth going around regarding the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has provided general, useful tips for staying well and protecting yourself and your family from the spread of the virus. Here…  …Read More