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 $10,000 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 24, 2019

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is seeking qualified vendors to provide an FDA approved complete, fully-automated, mass spectrometry system that uses MALD-TOF technology to identify Mycobacteria species, Mycobacteria tuberculosis, Nocrdia, and molds, allowing for 192 isolates with built in calibration spots. Must be able to fully integrate with existing Vitek 2 for susceptibility testing. The contract will include standard warranty and 2-year full service agreement. This system is to be used in the DHEC Public Health Laboratory.

Qualified vendors should contact Rebecca Nichols at (803) 898-1262 by June 7, 2019 for additional formation.

PROTESTS:
Any prospective bidder, offeror, contractor, or subcontractor who is aggrieved in connection with the solicitation of a contract shall protest within fifteen days of the date of issuance of the applicable solicitation document at issue. Any actual bidder, offeror, contractor, or subcontractor who is aggrieved in connection with the intended award or award of a contract shall protest within ten days of the date notification of award is posted in accordance with this code. A protest shall be in writing, shall set forth the grounds of the protest and the relief requested with enough particularity to give notice of the issues to be decided, and must be received by the appropriate Chief Procurement Officer within the time provided. Any protest must be addressed to the Chief Procurement Officer, Materials Management Office, and submitted in writing...

  1. by email to: protest-mmo@mmo.state.sc.us
  2. by facsimile at: 803-737-0639 , or
  3. by post or delivery to: 1201 Main Street, Suite 600, Columbia, SC 29201. [02-2B122-1]
Intent to Sole Source May 21, 2019

The South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC) is seeking qualified vendors to provide miscellaneous water/microbiology and wastewater testing supplies. Qualified vendors must meet the following requirements:

  1. Provide testing supplies that analyze drinking water and wastewater
  2. Testing supplies must be able to provide test results within a 24-hour time frame
  3. Testing supplies must be in compliance with US Environmental Protection Agency methodology

Qualified vendors should contact Laura Cravens (cravenlm@dhec.sc.gov) at (803) 898-3482 by 5 pm ET on June 7, 2019 for additional information.

Intent to Sole Source May 21, 2019

The South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC) is seeking qualified vendors to provide an integrated system for automated generation of DNA clonal clusters by bridge amplification, sequencing, primary and secondary analysis. The instrument must be compatible with the existing Illumina MiSeq Next Generation Sequencing instrument currently used by DHEC Public Health Laboratory for WGS cluster analysis for outbreak identification, and the Centers for Disease Control PulseNet national foodborne outbreak methodology.

Qualified vendors should contact Rebecca Nichols at (803) 898-1262 by 5 PM ET, June 5, 2019 for additional information.

Intent to Sole Source May 15, 2019

The South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC) is seeking qualified vendors to provide test kits, reagents and supplies that are compatible with the Qiagen QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube test with QuantiFERON technology specifically designed for exclusive use of tuberculosis specific antigens that is currently being performed in DHEC's Public Health Laboratory.

Intent to Sole Source May 13, 2019 The South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC) is seeking qualified vendors to provide a single, complete, fully-automated patient sample prep workstation with environmental enclosure and vapor evacuation, that has the capacity for high-throughput Solid Phase Extraction in a 96-well plate format, and clog detection technology.
Intent to Sole Source April 23, 2019

The South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC) is seeking qualified vendors to provide ultraviolet nitrate sensors with purpose engineered wipers for the measurement of in-situ nitrogen levels in the ambient environment.

The units will be used to help inform Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) models, so as to develop watershed-based plans designed to reduce nonpoint source pollutants.

Qualified vendors should contact E. Madison Winslow at winsloem@dhec.sc.gov by May 8, 2019 for additional information.

Intent to Sole Source April 8, 2019 The South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC) is seeking qualified vendors to provide a one-year license fee for PerkinElmer Specimen Gate Screening Center software use, and support to include weekly status calls, requirements gathering, change requests, and help desk services. Specimen Gate is used in the DHEC Public Health Laboratory.

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

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