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: https://cg.sc.gov/fiscal-transparency/monthly-charge-card-usage

Procurement Advertisements

Procurement-related advertisements which exceed the SCBO space limitations (see "Solicitations & Awards" above) will be posted below.

Files Date Added Description
June 29, 2022 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide continued maintenance coverage for the ApplicationXtender Imaging Software currently utilized for DHEC’s Electronic Document Management System.
June 13, 2022 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide one year of Premier Support Services on existing Microsoft products and services utilized by DHEC Office of Information Technology. The Premier Support Services include direct access to Microsoft product development teams, software developers and source code for account maintenance, problem resolution, and information services.
June 3, 2022 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide one-year service plan coverage for multiple Agilent Technologies Gas Chromatography/Data System/AutoSampler Systems, Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometer/Data System/AutoSampler Systems, associated instrument software and hardware support, and unlimited technical support.
June 2, 2022 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide annual service/maintenance for the Waters High Performance Liquid Chromatograph (HPLC) system, Carbamate System, and Triple Quad Detector Mass Spectrometer system.
June 2, 2022 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to develop a national integrated multi-platform strategic marketing approach to raise awareness, increase enrollment of WIC clients, and improve retention of currently enrolled recipients.
May 27, 2022 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide miscellaneous Idexx water/microbiology and wastewater testing supplies.
May 12, 2022 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide a proven, previously developed educational campaign on stillbirth prevention directed at pregnant women, and that is ready for immediate implementation at the statewide level. This campaign must be supported by an evidence-based approach.
May 3, 2022 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide fund management of an EPA funded grant Revolving Loan Fund specially designed to provide low interest rate loans or subgrants for environmental cleanup by eligible entities at South Carolina Brownfields sites.
April 29, 2022 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide one (1) Quantstudio DX 96 well RealTime PCR. This instrument will need to be connected to the agency’s network in order to communicate with the Specimen Gate Application used in the DHEC Public Health Laboratory (must have compatibility with LIMS).
April 19, 2022 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide consumables for the existing Phenomenex Strata solid phase extraction instruments used in testing for identification of chemical terrorism exposure for DHEC's Public Health Laboratory.
April 1, 2022 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide a one-year software support contract for Screening Center and eReports software modules of existing PerkinElmer Specimen Gate Screening Center and Specimen Gate eReports.
March 16, 2022 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide an integrated system for automated generation of DNA clonal clusters by bridge amplification, sequencing, primary and secondary analysis.
March 16, 2022 DHEC seeks one or more engineering firms to provide assistance to Dam Safety Program Staff and management with regards to the Program’s execution of its responsibilities under the Dams and Reservoirs Safety Act and the Dams and Reservoirs Safety Act Regulations. The selected firm(s) will possess a vast and varied set of skills that the Program can call upon when it either needs to supplement existing capabilities or acquire new ones. Requests for services will be on an as-needed basis, and the amount of work will likely fluctuate widely depending on variables such as: extreme weather events, changes to state law and regulations, program staffing, etc.
March 14, 2022 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide quotes for a Datalogic Gryphon Scanner and Scanner Holder. 
March 14, 2022 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide reagent kits for use on the existing Illumina MiSeq and MiniSeq Next Generation Sequencing Systems located in DHEC's Public Health Laboratory.
March 1, 2022 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide:
(1) One AB SCIEX X500R Liquid Chromatograph Quadrupole Time of Flight Mass Spectrometer (LC-QTOF) system for the DHEC Public Health Laboratory; and a one-year service plan coverage for the existing AB SCIEX X500R QTOF mass spectrometer system, associated instrument software support and hardware telephone technical support, currently in use at the DHEC Public Health Laboratory.
March 1, 2022 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide a PerkinElmer NexION 5000 ICP-MS system, to be used by the DHEC Public Health Laboratory for analyzing metals in a wide variety of matrices, including clinical specimens such as blood, urine, and serum.
February 24, 2022 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide one iChrom CHRONECT Symbiosis Advanced with Peak-focusing UHPLC system with online SPE capability
February 24, 2022 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide quotes for the annual support renewal of DHEC’s VPN Pulse Secure.
February 23, 2022 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide a 5-year contract for maintenance and cloud hosting support of our Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) that specifically operates on OpenELIS software.
February 10, 2022 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide a Bruker MALDI Biotyper Sirius instrument. The instrument must be an in vitro diagnostic system which analyzes protein fingerprint spectra from isolated Gram negative, Gram positive, and yeast bacterial colonies cultured from any patient specimen source suspected of bacterial infection, using matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time-of-flight (MALDI-TOF) mass spectrometry technology.
February 10, 2022 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide test kits, reagents and supplies compatible with Qiagen ELISA and LIAISON XL QuantiFERON-TB GOLD Plus In-Tube tests to be analyzed using an existing Liaison instrument in DHEC’s Public Health Laboratory.
February 10, 2022 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide two (2) Gas Chromatograph Mass Spectrometers with Gerstel Dual Head Multisampler (GC/MS) systems to include Computer, MassHunter Software, and Monitor, integrating with two Agilent Gas Chromatograph Mass Spectrometers for analysis of clinical specimens for exposure to various chemical threats to include chemical terrorism agents and industrial chemicals.
February 8, 2022 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide a complete, fully automated, continuous monitoring system, not limited to CO2 production, that offers four FDA cleared tests on one platform for mycobacteria detection and Mycobacterium tuberculosis susceptibility testing by liquid culture.
February 8, 2022 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide the Illumina MiniSeq System with accompanying Silver Support Plan.
February 3, 2022 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide one Liquid Handling workstation to be used to prepare samples for analysis in a 96 deep well-plate format. The systems identified herein must at a minimum: have the ability to perform Supported Liquid Extraction, Solid Phase Liquid Extraction, Phospholipid Depletion and Protein Precipitation sample prep using both 96 well-plate format and individual columns. 
February 3, 2022 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide one AB SCIEX QTRAP 6500+ Liquid Chromatograph Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer System, to include Software Starter Kit; Standard Monitor; MS Bench; LC Bench; Data Entry Bench; 7Flex LCD Arm with Flexmount; Align Multi-Gas Generator; MS Office 2016 Professional 2016; UPS Powervar Security Plus II; Configured ExionLC AC System – No Oven; ExionLC Column Oven 120Vw Certification; and supplies to test the instrument at installation and calibration.
February 2, 2022 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide one Agilent 8890/7000D Gas Chromatograph Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer Custom System with 7693A Autoinjector, Workstation, Monitor, Printer, and Mass Hunter Software Bundle, to perform volatile organic compound, hydrogen cyanide, tetramine, and other chemical terrorism threat analysis utilizing Center for Disease Control Laboratory Response Network Level 1 methodology.
February 2, 2022 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide one PerkinElmer NexION 1000 ICP-MS system, to be used by the DHEC Division of Air Quality Analysis to perform monitoring of ambient air toxics and emerging contaminants utilizing the US Environmental Protection Agency’s National Air Toxics Trends Station (NATTS) network methodology.
February 1, 2022 DHEC) is seeking a qualified vendor to provide Telehealth video conferencing integration into the existing GCOM 3Sigma WIC Management Information System (MIS).
January 26, 2022 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide NeoMDX DNA extraction kits and NeoMDX PCR reagent kits, consumables, and supplies that are compatible with existing instrumentation and integration with existing Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) software.
January 25, 2022 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide a Waters Technologies Arc High Performance Liquid Chromatograph (HPLC) system, associated instrument software, installation, on-site training, and second year extended warranty.
January 24, 2022 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide survey software and SDWIS/State Support Services for a term of one (1) year with four (4) one-year renewal options for a possible maximum term of five (5) years, with the software and support services to include the ability to conduct sanitary surveys/inspections/site visits, create inventory updates, and communicate with the Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS).
January 14, 2022

DHEC is seeking pricing information for over the counter (OTC) COVID-19 antigen test kits.  Responses are due by 5:00 PM ET on Tuesday, January 18.

January 7, 2022 DHEC intends to issue a sole source procurement to procure Premiere services from the Microsoft Corporation to support the Microsoft ARIAS & DTRA Patient Management Software systems following the closure of the COVID oriented project and transition to operations in October of 2021. Specifically, this procurement will provide advanced engineering resources, help optimize operations, deliver support and education, proactive monitoring, technical support, and guidance. In addition, this procurement will provide service both on-site and virtually.
January 4, 2022 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide one Agilent 1290 UPLC System, which includes Infinity II High Speed Pump, Infinity Multisampler Multicolumn Thermostat, LC Base System, and Double Height Drawer Kit. Offeror’s system must allow interfacing and software utilization with an existing SCIEX 5500 Mass Spectrometer currently in use at DHEC Public Health Laboratory.
December 14, 2021 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide an all-inclusive quote for four (4) Item #084530000 Fan-ventilated, Weatherproof Outdoor Enclosures for Teledyne T640 instruments.
December 14, 2021 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide three (3) Vivosonic Integrity Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) Diagnostic units, one (1) GSI Corti Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE) Screening unit with cradle, one (1) GSI Corti Otoacoustic Emissions (OAE) soft-sided carry case, and one (1) Interacoustics/Maico/GSI Corti flanged eartips (3-5mm, Red, QTY 100).
December 7, 2021 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide a fully automated Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) instrument to process extracted COVID RNA all the way through sequencing and bioinformatics analysis with no human intervention.
December 2, 2021 DHEC intends to contract with the U.S. Department of the Interior (U.S. Geological Survey) in order to provide stream flow gages for Big Creek at S-41-122 and Moores Creek at Hwy 178, both in Saluda County, for a duration of one year.
November 30, 2021 DHEC is seeking qualified vendors to provide quotes for 100 one-year subscription licenses of ReadyOp Dashboard.
November 30, 2021 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide continuation of services and ongoing activities with the Nurse-Family Partnership® Program.
November 24, 2021 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide one-year service plan coverage for multiple Life Technologies ABI 7500Fast DX Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) instruments.
November 19, 2021 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide Vitaflo metabolic formulas or FDA approved formulas of exact metabolic composition of Vitaflo formulas, which are available only by prescription from a licensed medical provider and used to treat children with inborn errors of metabolism. 
November 15, 2021 DHEC is seeking a qualified vendor to provide on an as-needed basis custom made National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) certified radiation calibration standards.

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