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update icon Latest Updates - March 5, 2021

An Update from Deputy Town Manager

Here's an update on what's happening around Town:

Repair and Maintenance Projects Scheduled to Take Place Around Hilton Head Island Next Week

  • Park Restrooms Closed for Maintenance: Restrooms located at Jarvis Creek Park and the restrooms adjacent to the baseball fields at Crossings Park will be closed temporarily from March 9 through March 11 for floor maintenance. They will re-open on March 12.  There will be portable toilets and hand sanitizer on-site for the public to use. 
  • Pathway Repairs Continue: Due to inclement weather over the past week, pathway repair work along portions of Helmsman Way, Arrow Road and Dunnagan’s Alley, and on Point Comfort Road will continue through the week of March 8. Temporary pathway closures are expected in the immediate vicinity of the work.  Pathway users should exercise caution near the work zones.  Work is expected to be completed within one week from the start date.
  • Sea Pines Circle Repaying to Begin Sunday, March 7: Repaving work for Sea Pines Circle is scheduled to begin Sunday, March 7. Work, which was postponed earlier this week due to rain, will take place between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. Crews will repave all lanes around the circle. All work is expected to be completed by Friday, March 19. Please use caution if you are traveling in the area during this time.

South Carolina Phase 1b of COVID-19 Vaccination Plan Rolls Out Monday, March 8
Phase 1b of South Carolina’s COVID-19 vaccination plan rolls out Monday, March 8. This includes anyone age 55 and older and those between 16 and 54 who are at increased severe risk for COVID-19 (cancer; chronic kidney disease; chronic lung disease; diabetes; Down Syndrome; heart disease; HIV/AIDS; solid organ transplant; obesity; pregnancy; and sickle cell disease) as well as frontline workers with increased occupational risk.

Online appointments can be made by using scdhec.gov/vaxlocator or you can call DHEC's COVID-19 Vaccine Information Line at 1-866-365-8110 for help. 

Hilton Head Hospital and Coastal Carolina Hospital to Reduce COVID-19 Testing Schedule
Hilton Head Hospital and Coastal Carolina Hospital are drive-thru COVID-19 testing on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Testing is completed with or without a physician's order and at no charge to participants.

Town of Hilton Head Island COVID-19 Hub Page
hiltonheadislandsc.gov/COVID19
Our COVID-19 Hub page includes links to information DHEC has compiled about COVID-19 cases, vaccines, the state’s vaccine distribution plan, and the vaccine locator map. You can also find information on community resources.

2021 Business License Renewal Period is Open
The 2021 business license renewal period for the Town of Hilton Head Island is open. If your license is not renewed by April 30 deadline, you will begin accruing a 5% penalty on the unpaid amount for each month or a portion thereof after the due date until paid. Additionally, delinquent businesses are subject to a $1,087.50 municipal summons. Business license renewal forms were mailed in January. Any business that did not receive a renewal application should contact Revenue Services at Town Hall at 843-341-4677. Most business owners with a valid 2020 business license and no change to their name or address are eligible to renew their business license on-line. To access this service, go to the Town's website at www.hiltonheadislandsc.gov and select the Online Services tab.

Culture HHI Piloting Digital Program at Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park
Culture HHI, the arts and cultural arm of our Town, is piloting a digital cultural experience program with the first two offerings at Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park. When you are visiting Mitchelville, you will see some signs with a QR code for videos. When you scan the QR code, you will be linked to videos featuring a welcome message from Ahmad Ward, Executive Director of the Mitchelville Preservation Project, and a performance by the famed Marlena Smalls and the Hallelujah Singers. We hope these offerings will augment your experience at Mitchelville.

Free Wills Clinic Scheduled for March 27th
Need a Will? The Center for Heirs' Property Preservation in collaboration with The Hilton Head Island (SC) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated is sponsoring a FREE Wills Clinic, with appointments starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 27, 2021, at the Hilton Head Island Community Church, 860 William Hilton Parkway on Hilton Head Island. The last appointment will be scheduled at 2:30 p.m. Sign up for an appointment to meet with an attorney to draft and complete your Simple Will for free! You must make an appointment before the date of the clinic. Please call: Sharon Piggs at 843.745.7055 to reserve a time.


COVID-19 Update Presented to Town Council on January 19, 2021 by Jane Kelly, MD, Assistant State Epidemiologist for SC DHEC pdf icon