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Help Us Track West Nile
Submit dead birds for testing
Residents can help DHEC by submitting recently deceased birds, crows, blue jays, house finches, and house sparrows. These species are more susceptible to West Nile virus than other species. For more information, including locating a local DHEC office for submitting deceased birds, visit scdhec.gov/birdtesting.
Brain Injury Awareness Month
DHEC observes Brain Injury Awareness Month in March.
Rabies Vaccination Clinics
DHEC encourages pet owners to take their pets to a veterinarian for no or low-cost spring rabies clinics.
WIC Formula Update
Effective April 1, 2023, WIC participants can only purchase Gerber formulas.
Recently Published by DHEC
Rabid Bat Confirmed in Richland County; Three People Exposed
March 21, 2023
Veterinarians Encouraged to Offer Low-Cost Rabies Clinics; Join DHEC in Promoting Rabies Awareness
March 21, 2023
DHEC State Government Career Fair March 30: Jobs Available in Public Health, Environmental Protection, Engineering, Nursing, Lab Science and More
March 20, 2023
2022 Monkeypox (MPOX) Outbreak
DHEC is responding to the current national outbreak of the monkeypox (MPOX) virus to ensure the health and safety of all South Carolinians. Learn more about current information and recommendations.
Flu Watch - Data, Reports, Maps
Flu Watch is a weekly summary of reported influenza activity in South Carolina.
Substance Use Prevention Resources
DHEC health departments are equipped with Overdose (OD) Safety Kits to help save lives.
DHEC HealtheLife Client Portal
A web-based application that allows DHEC clients to access their records online, such as immunizations, test results, and upcoming appointments.
Do you have a complaint regarding services being provided to a child by a state agency?
Please submit your complaint by phone (1-800-206-1957) or an electronic submission form with the South Carolina Department of Children's Advocacy.