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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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  • Food guide 

    South Carolina WIC (South Carolina State Library, 2019-07)
    This brochure in English and Spanish explains the South Carolina WIC Program, describing what foods are and aren't allowed and how to use WIC checks.
  • Watershed-based plan for the Three and Twenty Creek Watershed : an action pan for protection and restoration activities 

    Upstate Forever (S.C.) (South Carolina State Library, 2019-07)
    This watershed-based plan addresses sources of bacteria, sediment, and nutrient pollution and identifies critical areas for protection and restoration throughout the watershed. Additionally, this plan provides strategies ...
  • Emergency operations plan 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-06)
    This plan establishes standards and procedures for DHEC and assigns responsibilities for delivering emergency environmental and health services to the citizens and visitors of South Carolina in the event of either man-made ...
  • State of South Carolina monitoring strategy for calendar year 2019 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water; Chestnut, David (South Carolina State Library, 2019)
    This monitoring strategy establishes the overall goals and objectives for those key elements of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control water quality monitoring program to achieve the goals of the ...
  • Annual state public water system report – calendar year 2018 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018)
    Each quarter, primacy agencies submit data to the Safe Drinking Water Information System, an automated database maintained by the Environmental Protection Agency. The data submitted include, but are not limited to, PWS ...
  • Nicotine and the escalating risk of addiction for youth 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-07)
    Youth e-cigarette use has risen dramatically in South Carolina in the last three years, surpassing the use of cigarettes and other tobacco products for the first time. This is a major public health concern. Youth use of ...
  • Creating 100 percent tobacco-free schools in South Carolina : a school administrator's guide to policy implementation 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Division of Tobacco Prevention and Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-04)
    This guide is designed to help in developing or expanding a tobacco-free school policy. Implementation sections to assist you at each stage include: Sample Timeline, Sample Implementation Checklists, Communications Strategies, ...
  • Flu watch : MMWR Week 30: July 21 to July 27, 2019 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (English, 2019-07-21)
    This gives statistics about influenza in South Carolina on a weekly basis. Included is geographic spread, virologic surveillance, influenza-associated hospitalizations and deaths and influenza-like illness surveillance.
  • Flu watch : MMWR Week 28 : July 7 to July 13, 2019 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (English, 2019-07-07)
    This gives statistics about influenza in South Carolina on a weekly basis. Included is geographic spread, virologic surveillance, influenza-associated hospitalizations and deaths and influenza-like illness surveillance.
  • Flu watch : MMWR Week 26: June 23 to June 29, 2019 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (English, 2019-06-29)
    This gives statistics about influenza in South Carolina on a weekly basis. Included is geographic spread, virologic surveillance, influenza-associated hospitalizations and deaths and influenza-like illness surveillance.
  • Quick guide for planning a retail food establishment 2019 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019)
    This Quick Guide for Planning a Retail Food Establishment is: Intended to aid the owner and the food industry, equipment dealers, architect, engineers, consultant and others with Regulation 61-25 requirements ; Designed ...
  • South Carolina 2019 list of reportable conditions 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Bureau of Disease Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-06)
    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.
  • Federal FY 2019 CWSRF intended use plan for state FY 2020 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2019-06-07)
    This Intended Use Plan, required under the CWA, describes how South Carolina intends to use available SRF funds for State Fiscal Year 2020 including federal funds allocated to South Carolina from the Consolidated Appropriations ...
  • South Carolina’s comprehensive priority list of DWSRF projects 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2019-06-07)
    The federal Safe Drinking Water Act requires that the State develop a comprehensive priority list of potential infrastructure projects to be funded from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) program. This is a ...
  • South Carolina’s comprehensive priority list of CWSRF projects 

    South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2019-06-07)
    The Clean Water Act requires that states develop a list of potential projects to be funded from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund and rank them in priority order. The balance of this document is South Carolina’s ...
  • Feed your future South Carolina 

    South Carolina WIC (South Carolina State Library, 2019-05)
    This shows how WIC can help and who it can help. Also included are WIC income eligibility guidelines.
  • A public report providing statistics compiled from all abortions reported to DHEC 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018)
    This report contains the data reported to SC DHEC, Vital Statistics, for abortions performed in South Carolina in 2018.
  • Suicide and self-inflicted injuries in South Carolina 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2016)
    This gives a snapshot of statistics on suicide in South Carolina in 2016.
  • E-cigarettes/ENDS 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-07)
    This paper tells what you need to know about E-Cigarettes and other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS).
  • Footnotes : S.C. DHEC newborn screening newsletter 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-05-19)
    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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