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West Nile Virus

As of September 19, DHEC has confirmed eleven human cases of West Nile virus in South Carolina this year. Concerned about West Nile Virus? Find out more about this virus and how to protect yourself and your family.

Hurricane & Flood Preparedness

We can't prevent hurricanes, but we can take action to protect ourselves and our families from these storms' dangers. Find out what you need to do to be prepared for hurricane Irma.

Hurricane Irma Coastal Recovery and Requirements

DHEC has issued emergency orders for sandbags, sand scraping and minor renourishment along the immediate beachfront. Learn more about county-wide emergency orders for the S.C. coastline.

Public Notices

Get the latest on upcoming public hearings and meetings about permit applications under consideration by DHEC staff. View Public Notices