The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Public Health area publishes a variety of documents on health regulation, client services, preventive services, and public health preparedness.

Recent Submissions

  • Radon Mitigation : Checking Your Contractor’s Work 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2016-12)
    This is a list of some basic installation requirements and recommendations that your contractor should meet when installing a radon reduction system in your home.
  • EPA Radon Risk Assessment Table for Smokers and Non-Smokers 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; United States Environmental Protection Agency (South Carolina State Library, 2016-12)
    This chart gives the long term effects of radon on smokers and non-smokers.
  • What You Need To Know About Radon And Your Health 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2016-12)
    This brochure discusses these topics concerning radon: What Is Radon?, Health Effects Of Radon, Radon Action Level, How Much Radon In A Home Is Safe?, What Do I Do If I Have A Radon Problem?, Major Radon Entry Routes, How ...
  • Increasing calories for weight gain 

    South Carolina WIC Program (South Carolina State Library, 2016-12)
    This brochure gives tips with eating and weight gain problems including sample calorie boosters. It also gives high calorie milkshake recipes and ideas.
  • Look, learn, leave 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2016-12)
    When you see a wild animal or an animal you don’t know look at them from a safe distance. Don’t get too close. Learn about them. Leave them alone. Remind your mom or dad to take your pets to the vet to get their rabies shots.
  • South Carolina 2017 List of Reportable Conditions 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Bureau of Disease Control (South Carolina State Library, 2016-12)
    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.
  • PREVENCIÓN CONTRA EL ZIKA 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2016-11)
    Zika is a disease primarily spread by mosquitoes, but it may also be spread by sexual contact with someone who is infected or from a pregnant woman to her fetus. This sheet printed in Spanish, gives Zika symptoms, how to ...
  • Rabies facts : dos and don'ts 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2016-12)
    This sheet gives facts about rabies and what you should and shouldn't do to avoid it.
  • All about rabies 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2016-12)
    This sheet tells what rabies is, how it spreads, gives symptoms of rabies in animals,how you can prevent rabies and what to do if exposure occurs.
  • FOOTNOTES : S.C. DHEC NEWBORN SCREENING NEWSLETTER 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2016-11)
    These publications will include helpful tips for specimen collection, submission, follow-up contact information for DHEC NBS staff, and an educational section on specific disorders found on the newborn screening panel.

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