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Helping residents and visitors get back to the Grand Strand after a hurricane

Reentry/Road Conditions/Important Telephone Numbers

Reentry Information

  • Horry County Reentry – Reentry will be conducted in phases beginning with allowing those with Level I access into the impacted areas to restore essential services and infrastructure.
  • Public Information Phone System (PIPS) – 866-246-0133 – This phone line is staffed in Columbia, providing information on evacuations, shelters, damage assessment and reentry. This number is activated once an evacuation is ordered.
  • Business/Organization Reentry Process - The state provides a system for post-disaster reentry certification for businesses and organizations that assist in the restoration of utilities and other services. The South Carolina Department of Commerce coordinates the program. To learn more, click here.  
  • Online Traffic Tools and Evacuation Routes - South Carolina Department of Transportation offers an online interactive traffic map to help users find routes best suited for their needs year-round. SCDOT provides a GIS map outlining all evacuation routes for the state. If traveling between states, visit the U.S. Department of Transportation's Traffic and Road Closure Map and click the appropriate state.
  • "Safe and Well" Database - During disasters and hurricanes, family members and friends may become disconnected. The American Red Cross provides a helpful tool to connect those dispersed by the disaster to anyone who may be concerned and looking for them. View the database.

Current Road Conditions

South Carolina Department of Transportation
855-GO-SCDOT (855-467-2368) toll-free or 803-737-1200


Important Telephone Numbers

Santee Cooper
888-769-7688 - Report an outage
View outages

Horry Electric Cooperative
843-369-2212 - Report an outage
View outages  

Acercamiento Hispano de Carolina del Sur
Hispanic Outreach of South Carolina
803-419-5112

Horry County Emergency Management
843-915-5150

Horry County Information Line
843-915-5005
843-915-5006 TDD/TTY
Available 24 hours a day. This number will be pre-empted with pertinent information during a hurricane.

S.C. Emergency Management Division
803-737-8500

S.C. Emergency Alert System Stations
Grand Strand
WYAV 104.1 FM
WLFF 106.5 FM

S.C. ETV/Radio Network
Conway/Myrtle Beach
WHMC 90.1 FM

American Red Cross (Local Shelters)
843-477-0020
866-438-4636

S.C. Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control
Special Medical Needs Shelters
​1-855-4SC-DHEC (1-855-472-3432)

S.C. Animal Care and Control
803-776-7387

S.C. Association of Veterinarians
800-441-7228
803-254-1027

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