DHEC Procurement Services

The Department of Health and Environmental Control's Procurement Services Division is located at 301 Gervais St., Columbia, S.C. 29201-3073. Procurement Services may be reached at (803) 898-3501 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday except for official holidays. Procurement Services' fax number is (803) 898-3505.

Solicitations and Awards

DHEC uses the South Carolina Enterprise Information System (SCEIS) for its purchasing activities, including solicitations and awards. Solicitations and awards for DHEC, and other S.C. agencies and entities using SCEIS, can be found in the Contracting Opportunities area. You will also find South Carolina Business Opportunities (SCBO), which advertises solicitations from all agencies with an expected value of $25,000 or greater.

Purchasing Card Transactions

The SC Comptroller General's Office provides detailed charge card usage reports for all participating state agencies. The Purchasing Card program includes limited-use charge cards issued under a contract between state government and Bank of America. The state-wide monthly reports can be found at: http://www.cg.sc.gov/Pages/monthlychargecardusage.aspx

Procurement Advertisements

Procurement-related advertisements which exceed the SCBO space limitations (see "Solicitations & Awards" above) will be posted below.

Files Date Added Description
November 9, 2020 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide on an as-needed basis custom made National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) certified radiation calibration standards. The standards are to be used with Gas Proportion Counter, ICP-MS, Gamma Spectroscopy and Liquid Scintillation Counter instrumentation currently in use for conducting drinking water analysis.
November 9, 2020 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide FitnessGram® web-based software site licenses. Potential vendors must be currently authorized to distribute FitnessGram® Software. 
October 30, 2020 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to develop templates that interface recently procured instruments with DHEC Public Health Laboratory’s (PHL) Informational Management System known as OpenELIS. This procurement will be used to create a data migration tool that bundles packages of utility LIMS programs following development and transfer them automatically to the production environment; to redesign the PHL’s web order structure and functionality by improving and expediting the manner in which major SC healthcare providers can electronically order all of the lab tests overseen by the PHL; receiving all of these results directly in their electronic health record systems (EHRs).
October 14, 2020 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide diaper voucher/coupon redemption services to meet the needs of the South Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring Program (PRAMS). Vendors are to provide complete redemption/management services; including managing all communication between the South Carolina stores’ corporate office, which includes but is not limited to technical support, processing and streamlining vouchers.
October 6, 2020 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide consumables for the existing Phenomenex Strata solid phase extraction instruments used by the DHEC Public Health Laboratory in testing for identification of chemical terrorism exposure. 
October 1, 2020 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide Platinum Extended Warranty Equipment Service Agreement for seven (7) NOMAD Communications Trailers for a period of one (1) year.
October 1, 2020 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to develop The Nature Conservancy’s (TNC) Living Shoreline Explorer app for South Carolina. The app will serve as the first step to assist property owners with determining whether a living shoreline project would be suitable for their shoreline.
September 30, 2020 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide one-year service plan coverage for multiple Life Technologies ABI 7500 Fast DX Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) instruments.
September 29, 2020 DHEC seeking a qualified vendor to provide Alpha Tec reagents. These reagents are needed to provide ongoing CLIA validated testing for Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
September 28, 2020 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide training, support, and core components of the Baby and Me-Tobacco Free Program ™ (BAM).
September 24, 2020

DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide quotes for the removal and replacement of two (2) existing Gasboy single hose fuel dispensers. Please see the attachment for further information. 

September 21, 2020 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide upgrade to the SC Vital Records and Statistics Integrated Information System (SC VRSIIS) from existing version 10 to the current version 19.
September 17, 2020 Civil/Structural Engineering - Conduct post-disaster damage assessment of beachfront erosion control structures identified by SCDHEC OCRM as needing further assessment. Resume deadline is October 7, 2020, at 2:30 pm ET. 
September 16, 2020

DHEC intends to increase funding on its existing contract with Luminex Corporation for the purchase of Cystic Fibrosis (Newborn Screening) DNA assay kits. This increase is needed for the increased volume of testing required by DHEC Public Health Laboratory. 

September 16, 2020 (revised)

DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to support and assist with coordination, facilitation, management, and oversight of various services and projects for DHEC’s Division of Oral Health, so as to improve oral health outcomes.

  • Sept 4, 2020
  • Sept 15, 2020
  • Sept 15, 2020
  • Sept 24, 2020
  • Sept 30, 2020
  • Oct 5, 2020
DHEC is seeking to establish an emergency contract or contracts with one or more qualified vendors that can provide saliva-based COVID testing services.
September 3, 2020

The South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC) is seeking qualified vendors to provide Tandem mass spectrometer systems, along with all ancillary equipment required for testing and service contracts; and NeoBase reagent kits, Succinylacetone solutions, and Assay Solutions. This analysis uses Specimen Gate lab software that needs to be compatible with the current LIMS. 

September 3, 2020

DHEC is seeking Genetic Screening Processor (GSP) analyzers, Panthera punchers, and a DBS puncher along with service contracts for all of this equipment as well as Specimen Gate lab software (compatibility with LIMS), license and support; Test kits for TSH, BIO, GALT, TGAL, IRT, 17-OHP; other consumable items for the GSP analyzers. 

August 20, 2020 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to upgrade the existing Common Operating Picture Platform (known as Palmetto) for the South Carolina Emergency Management Division. 
August 17, 2020 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide public health testing for COVID-19 as coordinated with and directed by the designated DHEC Contract Manager.  Services will include lab processing of samples and reporting of results.

August 14, 2020
Amended 8/18/2020
Award 8/26/2020

DHEC is seeking to establish an emergency contract or contracts with one or more qualified vendors that can provide turn-key COVID testing services.  

If you have any questions or comments about the information found on this page, please contact Tripp Clark.