Lowcountry disability service provider faces challenges due to pandemic

shared courtesy of Live 5 News 

South Carolina- South Carolina agencies offering disability services are facing unique challenges because of the pandemic.

Some of them are are expecting lack of funds, protective gear, or staff.

The Georgetown County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs offers a lot of services for people with intellectual disabilities, ranging from residential care to early intervention. Elizabeth Krauss, the executive director of the agency, said they have made a lot of new adjustments.

As a small service provider in Georgetown County, they have had to apply for a payroll protection loan and CARES act money to get them through this pandemic and keep people employed.