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South Carolina Health Alert Network

Public Health Notifications

This page lists the current health alerts of public health importance. They are provided by the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control.

Health Alert: conveys the highest level of importance; warrants immediate action or attention.

Health Advisory: provides important information for a specific incident or situation; may not require immediate action.

Health Update: provides updated information regarding an incident or situation; unlikely to require immediate action.

Info Service: provides general information that is not necessarily considered to be of an emergent nature.

If you are a public health professional interested in receiving health notifications from the South Carolina Health Alert Network, please contact Shana Dorsey, HAN Coordinator, by phone at 803-898-0431 or email