The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is here to help those who live, work, learn or play in the Palmetto State.
Most requested topics
Use our chatbot to learn how to report animal bites or incidents.
Appointments at our health departments or clinics
Birth, death certificates
You can pay invoices online.
Women, Infants and Children (WIC) services
Visit WIC webpages to learn more. WIC provides nutrition services to eligible pregnant women, infants and children under age 5. To make an appointment, call the Care Line at 855-472-3432 or use the webchat.
Find offices, clinics
Permits and licenses (e.g., food service, air, septic tanks, land and water, construction), rabies investigations, environmental regulatory matters
Appointments for services—family planning, vaccinations (shots), Sexually Transmitted Diseases/HIV, Tuberculosis (TB) tests, or Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
Birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates
Find staff, organizational charts
Visit our Report It webpage to find guidance on reporting concerns about your health and environment in South Carolina.
Find information, public records
Controlled Substances Information
See our guidance for Controlled Substances. Providers and facilities can submit request, verifications, site inspections and complaints and other additional information.
Contact Human Resources and they will assist you.
Public records, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Our Freedom of Information (FOI) Office can assist you with copies of public records.
Contact us if you did not find what you need.
Non-urgent issues, share feedback
DHEC Constituent Services can help you or pass your feedback along to the right agency staff for consideration.