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

  • State of the Heart : Heart Disease in South Carolina 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06)
    This sheet gives statistics on heart disease and stroke 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, 2017-06)
    This sheet gives statistics on heart disease and stroke among women in South Carolina.
  • Protect your body, your temple : Know the Facts About Arthritis 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06)
    These bookmarks state: Arthritis is the most common chronic illness and is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. It is a term used to refer to more than 100 different joint diseases. The severity of the diseases range ...
  • Protect your body, your temple : know the facts about HIV 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06)
    These bookmarks state: Blacks account for more than 12,600 people living with HIV and AIDS in the state of South Carolina. Blacks account for 28% of the state’s population and 70% of new HIV infections. Among Blacks, men ...
  • Zika : Aspectos básicos del virus en el embarazo y la planificación familiar 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06)
    This brochure, printed in Spanish, describes the Zika virus, its symptoms, how to prevent it, why it is risky for some people and what to do if you think you have Zika.
  • Lo que no te dirá tu mejor amigo chicos 

    South Carolina Division of Children's Health (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06)
    This sheet printed in Spanish gives information about puberty for boys.
  • Lo que tu mejor amiga no te dirá chicas 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Division of Children's Health (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06)
    This sheet printed in Spanish gives information about puberty for girls.
  • Why Should I Limit Sodium? 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; American Heart Association (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06)
    This paper discusses sodium in your diet and answers the questions: what’s bad about sodium, how much sodium do I need, what are sources of sodium, what foods should I limit, what about eating out and how can I cook with ...
  • What Is High Blood Pressure Medicine? 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; American Heart Association (South Carolina State Library, 2017-07)
    This sheet discussed high blood pressure medicine, what you should know about taking medicine, how you can remember to take it, what types of drugs there are and their side effects.
  • What Is High Blood Pressure? 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; American Heart Association (South Carolina State Library, 2017-07)
    This sheet explains high blood pressure, who is at risk for it, how you can tell if you have it, what untreated high blood pressure leads to and what you can do about it.

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