Mosquito Season Is Here
The SC Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has been working hard over the winter to assist you with additional tools for Zika prevention and response. For those entities eligible to purchase using State Contracts, a Statewide Contract is now available for mosquito control services at set prices, making access easier and faster.
The State Contract page can be found under “Services” at: https://procurement.sc.gov/agency/contracts/goods-and-services. Full contract details can be found at: http://webprod.cio.sc.gov/SCSolicitationWeb/contractSearch.do?solicitnumber=5400011809.
DHEC appreciates your ongoing work and cooperation as we all make South Carolina safer regarding mosquito borne illness. For more information on Zika, as well as educational materials, please visit: http://www.scdhec.gov/Health/DiseasesandConditions/InfectiousDiseases/InsectAnimalBorne/ZikaVirus/.
In response to the outbreak of Zika virus in South America, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is working with federal, state, and local agencies to educate the public to minimize the outbreak of the virus in South Carolina. To learn more about the Zika virus and the educational resources DHEC has available, please visit the DHEC website.
Information on free training in vector control for environmental health professionals is available here: http://www.sccounties.org/free-training-vector-control-for-environmental-health-professionals.
DHEC sponsored a Zika Forum on April 19, 2016, in collaboration with the following partners: Clemson Department of Pesticide Regulation; Municipal Association of South Carolina; S.C. Association of Counties; S.C. Department of Commerce; S.C. Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism; S.C. Disaster Recovery Coordination Office; S.C. Emergency Management Division; S.C. Mosquito Control Association; and University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health. Listed below are the presentations and resources that were shared during the forum:
South Carolina Zika Forum Presentations
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
For Local Governments
Public Outreach Tools