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National Public Health Week, April 3-9
Centering and Celebrating Cultures in Health
DHEC works with our partners and communities across the state to overcome health disparities and realize the goal of every individual having the opportunity to achieve their full health potential. When we foster cultural connections in our community, our health and the quality of our lives are greatly improved.
Help Us Track West Nile Virus
Residents can help DHEC by submitting recently deceased birds, crows, blue jays, house finches, and house sparrows.
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
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.