Live Healthy: DHEC’s Health & Environment Blog

Live Healthy: DHEC’s Health & Environment Blog

DHEC in the News: Kershaw County rolls out e-WIC cards, Mass hurricane preparedness exercise, Low rankings for restaurant scorecards

May 08, 2019

Here’s a look at health and environmental news around South Carolina.  

E-WIC cards to replace WIC vouchers, now available in Kershaw County
ABC News 4 (Charleston)         WIS News (Midlands) 
Kershaw County is the first county to implement the e-WIC benefits system.  More counties to follow in the Fall 2019.


Restaurant Scorecards:  Low rankings in Myrtle Beach (WMBF) and the Midlands (The State)
Restaurants in Myrtle Beach and the Midlands receive significantly low inspection ratings.


Multi-agency exercise readies Midlands for worst-case scenario
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Nearly 200 personnel participated in a large-scale mock disaster drill Friday at the South Carolina Aeronautics Commission hangar at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport designed to challenge and improve their response capabilities.


Emergency Preparedness Hurricanes & Floods Inspection Reports Media Relations Tropical Storms WIC (Supplemental Nutrition) Statewide