Guidelines for COVID-19 and Flu

Health Care at USCB is Through Community Partnerships

DHEC Bluffton Location Building We recognize that student health and well-being  are important aspects of student success.  Although the University of South Carolina Beaufort does not have an on-campus health center, the university is located very close to several healthcare facilities, including urgent care, three hospitals, and two DHEC clinics to provide excellent care for students, faculty, and staff. Our newest partnership with DHEC provides a number of services..  

What DHEC Provides for USCB Students

South Carolina's DHEC (Department of Health and Environmental Control) will provide the following:

  1. Pap smear and breast exam
  2. Contraception
  3. Testing for sexually transmitted infection
  4. HIV PrEP referral for confidential care
  5. HIV and Hepatitis C testing
  6. Select immunizations
  7. Referrals to other healthcare providers as needed

Two Locations to Serve Students

Beaufort DHEC Clinic
601 Wilmington St
Beaufort, SC

Bluffton DHEC Clinic
4819 Bluffton Pkwy
Bluffton, SC

Services are completely confidential and at low or no cost to USCB students (based on student income).

Contact for More Information

To learn more or schedule a confidential appointment, contact Ms. Nicole Smith RN, BSN, Lowcountry DHEC Preventive Health Program Coordinator at 803-457-3020.