How do I participate in SC Strong?

1) Check for the Blue Envelope!

  • If you have received an invitation letter from SC STRONG with a unique participant ID, then you have been selected to participate.

2) Schedule an Appointment

Contact the participating clinic most convenient for you!

  • In order to make an appointment for free COVID-19 testing (nasal swab for active infection and antibody test), please select a participating clinic from the ‘Testing Locations’ tab on this website and follow the appointment instructions for the clinic most convenient for you.
  • Instructions for making an appointment may vary by clinic, so please be sure to check the appointment instructions and clinic hours for the particular clinic where you would like to be tested.
  • Please make sure to schedule your appointment during the testing period which runs February 1st– February 28th, 2021.

3) Attend the Appointment

  • Please bring the invitation letter you received from DHEC with your unique participant ID to your appointment for your free COVID-19 testing.
  • You will receive your test results directly from the clinic where you were tested.

4) Complete the Health Survey

  • Go to the ‘Health Survey’ tab or use the QR code provided on your invitation letter to complete this 5-minute survey.
  • Please make sure to complete the survey on the same day you are tested.



More Questions?

  • Please check out the ‘FAQ’ tab for answers to frequently asked questions.
  • If your question is not listed under the FAQs, email us at or call our project hotline at 803-576-7378.

Thank you for your participation and remember to STAY SC STRONG!