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Established in 1973 from the merger of the State Board of Health and the Pollution Control Agency, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is responsible for public health and environment in the state.

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  • SOUTH CAROLINA Farmers' Market Nutrition Program 2017 FARMER TRAINING GUIDE 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; South Carolina Department of Agriculture; South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2017-01)
    This training guide describes the Farmer's Market Nutrition Program, gives general administrative requirements, farmer authorization, operational rules, program rules violations, how to handle complaints and gives agency contacts.
  • REDUCE BIRTH DEFECTS 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-01)
    If you are a female of childbearing age, taking the following steps may help reduce birth defects: Take a multivitamin every day. Make sure it contains 400 micrograms of folic acid ; End bad habits. Avoid alcohol, tobacco ...
  • Nutritional counseling covered 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (South Carolina State Library, 2016-12)
    This sheet describes the S.C. Healthy Connections nutritional counseling program. It also has the reimbursement codes for physicians and dieticians.
  • Prevent Stormwater Pollution 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; Rock Hill (S.C.) (South Carolina State Library, 2016-12)
    Storm water runoff occurs when rain flows over the ground. Surfaces like driveways, buildings, sidewalks and streets prevent storm water runoff from soaking into the ground. Storm water can pick up trash, chemicals, dirt ...
  • Fun and Safe Camping : Protect Yourself from Mosquito Bites 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017)
    This sheet tells how to prevent mosquito bites such as: Night or day, be prepared ; Use insect repellent ; Wear protective clothes ; Mosquito-proof your home.
  • South Carolina Obesity Action Plan 2014 – 2019 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-01)
    With two out of three adults and one out of three children in our state overweight or obese, DHEC and the SC Institute of Medicine and Public Health launched the South Carolina Obesity Action Plan in 2014. This sheet ...
  • State of the Heart : Heart Disease in South Carolina 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-01)
    This sheet gives statistics on heart disease and stroke in South Carolina.
  • State of the Heart for African Americans : Heart Disease in South Carolina 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-01)
    This sheet gives statistics on heart disease and stroke for African Americans in South Carolina.
  • State of the heart for women : Heart Disease in South Carolina 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-01)
    This sheet gives statistics on heart disease and stroke among women in South Carolina.
  • South Carolina 2017 List of Reportable Conditions 

    South Carolina Bureau of Disease Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-01)
    This is a list of diseases and conditions that must, by law, be reported by physicians and health care professionals to their local public health department.

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