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
Intent to Sole Source May 26, 2020

Intent to Sole Source: The South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC) is seeking a qualified vendor to provide hosting, maintenance, help-desk support, and customization as needed for the proprietary Med-IT System developed and sold by McCallie Associates, Inc. (Oxbow) for a period of one year. The estimate one-year cost is $134,000.00.

Qualified vendors should contact Johnny Harleston at HARLESJ1@dhec.sc.gov by Midnight ET, June 11, 2020 for additional information.

Emergency Request for Proposals May 19, 2020 DHEC is seeking to establish an emergency contract or contracts with one of more qualified vendors that can provide a minimum of one thousand (1,000) contact tracers to perform contact tracing functions in support of  COVID-19 response efforts.  Because of the urgent nature of this effort, responses are due by noon on Friday, May 22, 2020.  Solicitation SCDHEC-CT-5/22/20 (Revised document added on 5/20/2020)
Intent to Sole Source May 6, 2020 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide full service preventive maintenance plan for existing Biomerieux VIDAS MS System specifically designed for food safety and food pathogen testing at SC DHEC's Public Health Laboratory. The total estimated dollar amount of the purchase is $96,000.00. Potentially qualified vendors should contact Lisa Roland via email at rolandld@dhec.sc.gov by May 15, 2020 for additional information.
Intent to Sole Source May 4, 2020 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide one-year service plan coverage for two Waters High Performance Liquid Chromatograph (HPLC) systems, Carbamate System, Triple Quad Detector Mass Spectrometer system (LC/MS/MS), associated instrument software support, and unlimited technical support.
Intent to Sole Source May 1, 2020

DHEC is seeking qualified vendors functioning as family support organizations with a primary focus on children who are deaf or hard of hearing, so as to collaborate on activities that will positively impact performance outcomes for babies that are at risk for or identified with hearing loss at birth.  

The total estimated potential dollar amount of the purchase is $255,096.80. The potential contract term is five years.

Qualified vendors should contact Anita Blount at (803) 898-2698 or blountam@dhec.sc.gov by May 28, 2020.


Invitation to Bid April 21, 2020

DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide  
custom lithographic and security feature printing of Vital Records Certification Sheets.
(Chemically sensitive security paper with features including, but not limited to, watermark with visible and invisible security fibers; Capable of accepting fine line lithographic printing and writing; Printing and storage of the forms must occur in the continental United States.)

Contractors should contact Lisa Roland by e-mail at rolandld@dhec.sc.gov to request a copy of the solicitation.

Intent to Sole Source April 15, 2020 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide one-year service plan coverage for multiple Agilent Technologies Gas Chromatograph/Data System/AutoSampler Systems, Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometer/Data System/AutoSampler Systems, associated instrument software support, and unlimited technical support.
Intent to Sole Source April 13, 2020 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide subscription service renewal of our existing Emerge Knowledge Design Inc. Re-Trac Connect subscription.  Re-Trac Connect is a web-based software to manage and measure waste and recycling programs. Renewal of the Re-Trac Connect subscription will allow for the continuation of the S.C. specific on-line solid waste database.
Intent to Sole Source April 6, 2020 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide OraSure OraQuick HCV Rapid Antibody Test Kits 25 Count, Item No. 1001-0181, and OraQuick HCV Controls Kits, Item No. 1001-0182. 

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