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

  • Interpretation of Results of Tests for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection and Further Actions 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) (South Carolina State Library, 2017-08)
    This sheet is a guide for test results for Hepatitis C broken down by test outcome, interpretation and further actions.
  • HIV and Viral Hepatitis 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06)
    People with HIV infection are affected disproportionally by viral hepatitis. Nearly 75% of people with HIV who report a history of injection drug use also are infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV). HIV/HCV coinfection more ...
  • HEPATITIS C & INJECTION DRUG USE 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) (South Carolina State Library, 2017-08)
    This document answers the questions: What is Hepatitis C?, what are the symptoms?, should I get tested?, how is Hepatitis C spread among people who inject drugs?, are there other ways Hepatitis C can spread?, can Hepatitis ...
  • HEPATITIS C : Why People Born from 1945-1965 Should Get Tested 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) (South Carolina State Library, 2017-08)
    People born from 1945–1965, sometimes referred to as baby boomers, are 5 times more likely to have hepatitis C than other adults. Hepatitis C can lead to liver damage, cirrhosis, and even liver cancer. Most people with ...
  • HEPATITIS B : General Information 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) (South Carolina State Library, 2017-08)
    This sheet gives information about Hepatitis B, what it is, how it is spread, its symptoms, how it can be prevented and how it can be treated.
  • HEPATITIS A : General Information 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-08)
    This sheet gives information about Hepatitis A, how common it is, how it is spread, who is at risk, its symptoms, how it is treated and how it can be prevented.
  • The ABCs of Hepatitis 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) (South Carolina State Library, 2017-08)
    This chart gives information for hepatitis A, B and C such as statistics, routes of transmission, persons at risk, incubation period and severity.
  • What you need to know about human immune globulin 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-08)
    This document, printed in English and Spanish, discusses human immune globulin and answers questions such as: What does Immune Globulin (IG) do?, after an exposure occurs, who should receive IG?, who should contact their ...
  • Injection Safety Toolkit for Providers 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Division of Acute Disease Epidemiology (South Carolina State Library, 2017-07)
    Health care facilities are encouraged to maintain safe injection standards, to assure ongoing training for workers, and to incorporate recommendations in this toolkit, with other professional resources, to assist in ...
  • Recomendaciones para el uso de yoduro de potasio (KI) durante una emergencia en una central nuclear 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06)
    This sheet, printed in Spanish, answers questions about a nuclear power plant emergency such as: What could happen following a radiation release?, What actions should I take following a radiation release?, What is Potassium ...

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