DHEC Strategic Plan - The updated Strategic Plan outlines who we are as an agency, what we value and how we will accomplish our mission of improving the quality of life for all South Carolinians by protecting and promoting the health of the public and the environment. The plan unifies our team around a common direction for the future of the agency, includes core values that define our character and outlines strategies for how we will collectively meet the challenges ahead.
Accountability Report (pdf) - All state agencies are required to submit this annual report to the governor and state legislature. It highlights agency accomplishments, goals, challenges, and key organizational details. It also answers questions on leadership, strategy, customer service, processes, workforce, use of information, and results, all part of a quality improvement process called the Malcolm Baldridge Criteria for Performance Excellence.
Fees and Fines - These documents show the amount of money DHEC collected in fees and fines during the most recent fiscal year (July 1-June 30), why the money was collected, where it went, and which laws authorized collection, transfer and use of the funds.
117.83 (GP: Bank Account Transparency and Accountability) - Each state agency, except state institutions of higher learning, which has composite reservoir bank accounts or any other accounts containing public funds which are not included in the Comptroller General's South Carolina Enterprise Information System shall prepare a report for each account disclosing every transaction of the account in the prior fiscal year.
Legislative Oversight Committee - This year, the S.C. House Legislative Oversight Committee (LOC) selected DHEC and four other state agencies for one of its routine studies. The Committee will research a wide variety of DHEC's processes and operations to help identify areas where the agency is excelling and those where we can continue to improve.
117.74 (GP: Fines and Fees Report) - In order to promote accountability and transparency, each state agency must provide and release to the public via the agency's website, a report of all aggregate amounts of fines and fees that were charged and collected by that state agency in the prior fiscal year.