York County Animal Shelter Modifies Services Due To COVID-19 Exposures

YORK COUNTY, S.C. — York County Animal Shelter officials say they are modifying their schedule of services after multiple staff members were exposed to coronavirus.

Officials say the shelter will now accept stray animals Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and appointments for trap-neuter-release (TNR), nuisance cat trappings, and owner surrenders will be temporarily suspended.

The animal shelter is following CDC quarantine guidelines and will thoroughly clean the facility, according to a news release.

Officials say shelter employees will continue to take care of the animals, and Animal Control Officers will remain in operation and respond to calls based on priority.

Shelter officials say to call 803-628-3190 with any further questions or to reach Animal control.