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Help Us Track West Nile
Submit dead birds for testing
Residents can help DHEC by submitting recently deceased birds, crows, blue jays, house finches, and house sparrows. These species are more susceptible to West Nile virus than other species. For more information, including locating a local DHEC office for submitting deceased birds, visit scdhec.gov/birdtesting.
Brain Injury Awareness Month
DHEC observes Brain Injury Awareness Month in March.
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
DHEC, CDC Partner to Help Parents Track Childhood Development as Autism Prevalence Rises
March 29, 2023
Rabid Skunk Confirmed in Anderson County; One Pet Exposed
March 23, 2023
DHEC Observes World TB Day, Continues Efforts to Eliminate Tuberculosis (TB) in South Carolina
March 23, 2023
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.