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The South Carolina State Documents Depository provides access to publications produced by state agencies and state-supported academic institutions. These publications provide citizens with crucial information about state government, including statistics, annual accountability reports, and data on a wide variety of topics related to the state. Items in the State Documents Depository include both print publications and “born digital” documents often originally published on agency websites.

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Recent Submissions

  • Residential well disinfection 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-08)
    This brochure describes how to disinfect a well. It also lists address information for environmental quality control regional offices.
  • Regulation development update 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-08-24)
    DHEC produces this Regulation Development Update within one business day of publication of the South Carolina State Register (the fourth Friday of each month). The Update reports DHEC’s regulation development activity, ...
  • DHEC Public Health Laboratory newborn screening update 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-08)
    DHEC Public Health Laboratory will implement Specimen Gate electronic Newborn Screening Laboratory Reporting during the 4th quarter of 2018. This paper shows how you can enroll in the new program.
  • PrEPMeSC : is PrEP right for you? 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-07)
    This sheet discusses the questions: what is PrEP, how does it work, who should consider PrEP, how do I pay for PrEP, and how do I get started.
  • Prediabetes in South Carolina 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-05)
    This sheet discusses the questions: what is prediabetes, how many people in South Carolina have prediabetes, who is at risk for prediabetes in SC, how is prediabetes diagnosed, who should be tested for prediabetes, who has ...
  • Look out for lead : finding hidden dangers in your home 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-07)
    This brochure answers the questions: what are some possible sources of lead, how does lead get into my child’s body, what can I do to prevent lead poisoning.
  • Keep your butts out of our rivers & ocean! 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-08)
    Cigarette butts continue to rank among the top most common types of marine debris found worldwide. The Coastal Waccamaw Stormwater Education Consortium and its partners are implementing the Grand Strand Cigarette Litter ...
  • PACES : Partnerships for Active Children in Elementary Schools 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-08)
    in South Carolina, the University of South Carolina’s Arnold School of Public Health and College of Education and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control partnered with elementary schools in one ...
  • HPV vaccination among adolescents and adults in South Carolina 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-06)
    The HPV vaccination is a form of primary cancer prevention, and the vaccine is recommended for all males and females ages 11–26 but may be given as early as age 9. Work is being done both on a state and national level to ...
  • Important information for providers : hepatitis A outbreak prevention 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-08)
    Hepatitis A outbreaks are occurring in many high-risk groups across the country. DHEC is working to prevent Hepatitis A outbreaks in South Carolina.
  • Help DHEC monitor influenza in our state and nation : enroll to be an ILINET partner today! 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-07)
    The U.S. Outpatient Influenza-Like Illness Surveillance Network (ILINet) is a voluntary surveillance system which collects information from healthcare professionals about patient visits in outpatient settings. This ...
  • La docena sucia del reciclaja 12 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-08)
    This is a Spanish language list of 12 items you should never put in a recycling bin or cart.
  • South Carolina water use report 2017 summary 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2017)
    The purpose of the annual South Carolina Water Use Report is to summarily present reported water use in South Carolina, broken down by county and use category during calendar year 2017. The Department maintains and continually ...
  • Evaluación del recién nacido Para la salud de su bebé 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-07)
    This brochure, printed in Spanish, will explain what newborn screening is, what health problems (disorders) your baby is tested for, and what to do if any of these problems are found.
  • Composting is smart business 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-08)
    This is a simple guide for starting a composting program at your facility. It shows how to get started, gives composting options for large and small businesses, explains on-site composting and in-vessel composting and how ...
  • Cancer prevention through HPV vaccination : an action guide for small private practices 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-07)
    A private doctor's practice has the power to make a lasting impact on human papillomavirus vaccination and help reduce the HPV cancer burden in your community. The HPV vaccine is a powerful tool to prevent multiple cancers, ...
  • Cancer prevention through HPV vaccination : an action guide for physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-07)
    With the HPV vaccine, you have the power to prevent cancer, yet HPV vaccination rates lag behind those of other preteen vaccines. HPV causes about 31,500 cases of cancer in men and women each year in the U.S.i Nearly all ...
  • Cancer prevention through HPV vaccination : an action guide for office administrative staff 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-07)
    Office staff can impact HPV vaccination rates by creating a positive patient experience starting at check-in. Administrative staff set the tone for the practice.
  • Cancer prevention through HPV vaccination : an action guide for nurses and medical assistants 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-07)
    Nurses and medical assistants are often the first health professionals to meet with patients. Every member of a practice plays a critical role in understanding and advocating for HPV vaccination as cancer prevention and ...
  • Cancer prevention through HPV vaccination : an action guide for large health systems 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-07)
    The HPV vaccine is a powerful tool to prevent multiple cancers, yet HPV vaccination rates lag behind those of other preteen vaccines. HPV causes about 31,500 cases of cancer in men and women each year in the U.S. The HPV ...

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