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 $10,000 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
Intent to Sole Source October 11, 2019 The South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC) is seeking a qualified vendors to provide complete one (1) year Fleet Satellite, Voice, and Network Support Service Plan for the six (6) existing NOMAD communication trailers and one (1) existing Plan trailer located around the State of South Carolina.  Qualified vendors should contact Travis V. Shealy at shealytv@dhec.sc.gov by October 28, 2019 for additional information.
Intent to Sole Source October 11, 2019 The South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC) is seeking a qualified vendors to provide on an as-needed basis custom made National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) certified radiation calibration standards. Qualified vendors should contact Rebecca Nichols at NICHOLRJ@dhec.sc.gov by October 28, 2019 for additional information.
Intent to Sole Source October 2, 2019 The South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC) is seeking qualified vendors to provide maintenance and support for one year for the SC Vital Records and Statistics Integrated Information System (SC VRSIIS).     
Intent to Sole Source September 23, 2019

The South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (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.  Service plan coverage is to include an annual performance maintenance visit by a factory-trained service representative; parts, labor and travel for remedial repair; guaranteed 2-business days response time; instrument recalibration as required; telephone and email instrument technical support; while maintaining the standard level of performance as stated in the operational manual provided with the original equipment.  The total estimated dollar amount of the purchase is $67,704.   

Qualified vendors should contact Rebecca Nichols at NICHOLRJ@dhec.sc.gov by Midnight ET, October 8, 2019 for additional information.

PROTESTS:
If you are aggrieved in connection with the intended award or award of the contract, you may be entitled to protest, but only as provided in Section 11-35-4210. To protest an award, you must (i) submit notice of your intent to protest within five (5) business days of the date this notice is posted, and (ii) submit your actual protest within fifteen days of the date this notice is posted. Days are calculated as provided in Section 11-35-310(13). Both protests and notices of intent to protest must be in writing and must be received by the appropriate Chief Procurement Officer within the time provided. The grounds of the protest and the relief requested must be set forth with enough particularity to give notice of the issues to be decided. Any protest or notice of intent to protest must be addressed to the Chief Procurement Officer, Information Technology Management Office, and submitted in writing (a) by email to: protest-itmo@itmo.sc.gov or (b) by post or delivery to: 1201 Main Street, Suite 600, Columbia, SC 29201.

 

Intent to Sole Source September 23, 2019

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is seeking qualified vendors to provide FDA approved reagent kits, controls and supplies for detecting Mycobacteria species in clinical isolates compatible with  an existing Biomerieux VITEK Mass Spectrometry system used in DHEC’s Public Health Laboratory.  The total estimated dollar amount of $50,000 over a period of one year.

Qualified vendors should contact Rebecca Nichols at NICHOLRJ@dhec.sc.gov, by Midnight ET, October 8, 2019 for additional formation.    
 
PROTESTS:
If you are aggrieved in connection with the intended award or award of the contract, you may be entitled to protest, but only as provided in Section 11-35-4210. To protest an award, you must (i) submit notice of your intent to protest within five (5) business days of the date this notice is posted, and (ii) submit your actual protest within fifteen days of the date this notice is posted. Days are calculated as provided in Section 11-35-310(13). Both protests and notices of intent to protest must be in writing and must be received by the appropriate Chief Procurement Officer within the time provided. The grounds of the protest and the relief requested must be set forth with enough particularity to give notice of the issues to be decided. Any protest or notice of intent to protest must be addressed to the Chief Procurement Officer, Information Technology Management Office, and submitted in writing (a) by email to: protest-itmo@itmo.sc.gov or (b) by post or delivery to: 1201 Main Street, Suite 600, Columbia, SC 29201.

Intent to Sole Source September 19, 2019

The South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC) is seeking qualified vendors to provide bioLytical Laboratories INSTI HIV-1/HIV-2 (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) Antibody Rapid-Results Test Kits and Controls.

Test results must be instant or near-instant (results visible in 1-2 minutes from start of test). This will ensure that patients can become aware of their HIV health status immediately so that behavioral changes can be made to reduce the chance of acquiring or transmitting HIV. Test kits must be CLIA waived complexity and approved and licensed by the FDA for use with finger stick whole blood samples.
The total estimated dollar amount of the purchase is $100,000.00 The contract will be for one year. 

Qualified vendors should contact Johnny Harleston at HARLESJ1@dhec.sc.gov  by Midnight ET, October 7, 2019 for additional information.  

PROTESTS:
If you are aggrieved in connection with the intended award or award of the contract, you may be entitled to protest, but only as provided in Section 11-35-4210. To protest an award, you must (i) submit notice of your intent to protest within five (5) business days of the date this notice is posted, and (ii) submit your actual protest within fifteen days of the date this notice is posted. Days are calculated as provided in Section 11-35-310(13). Both protests and notices of intent to protest must be in writing and must be received by the appropriate Chief Procurement Officer within the time provided. The grounds of the protest and the relief requested must be set forth with enough particularity to give notice of the issues to be decided.
Any protest or notice of intent to protest must be addressed to the Chief Procurement Officer, Materials Management Office, and submitted in writing (a) by email to: protest-mmo@mmo.state.sc.us or (b) by post or delivery to: 1201 Main Street, Suite 600, Columbia, SC 29201.

Intent to Sole Source September 9, 2019

The South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC) is seeking qualified vendors to provide training and education for the forty-six County Coroners and staff to improve violent death scene investigations and reporting during bi-monthly and annual meetings.

Contractor will provide a representative on the SC Violent Death Reporting System Advisory Council who will attend meetings, review and inform policies and procedures regarding data collection, linkage, and products, and explore innovative way to retrieve and facilitate access to coroner reports.

The contract is for one year with four (4) one-year renewal options for a possible maximum term of five (5) years, with a total estimated dollar amount of $25,000.

Qualified vendors should contact Anita Blount by email at blountam@dhec.sc.gov before Midnight ET, Monday, September 16, 2019.     

 

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

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