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Respiratory Disease Watch

Respiratory Disease Watch

There are actions you can take to protect yourself and others from COVID-19, Influenza (Flu) and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). Learn how to prevent these viruses, and if these viruses are spreading in your community.


Beach Monitoring Season in South Carolina

DHEC collects water samples along South Carolina's beaches to monitor for harmful bacteria from May 1-Oct. 30. See if a swimming advisory is issued for a portion of a beach.


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.