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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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  • ¡Todos los preadolescentes y adolescentes necesitan vacunas! 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-03)
    Preteens and teens may also need other vaccines to make sure they are up-to-date or if they have certain medical conditions. Talk to your health care provider or health department.
  • ¡Los adultos también necesitan vacunas! 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-03)
    Adults may also need other vaccines, like hepatitis B or MMR vaccines, to make sure they are up to date. Vaccines may also be needed for those with certain medical conditions. Talk to your healthcare provider, pharmacist ...
  • All preteens and teens need vaccines! 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-02)
    Preteens and teens may also need other vaccines to make sure they are up-to-date or if they have certain medical conditions. Talk to your health care provider or health department.
  • Adults need vaccines too! 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-02)
    Adults may also need other vaccines, like hepatitis B or MMR vaccines, to make sure they are up to date. Vaccines may also be needed for those with certain medical conditions. Talk to your healthcare provider, pharmacist ...
  • Recommended Pediatric Immunization Schedules -- United States - 2018 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-03)
    This is the recommended immunization schedule for persons aged 0 through 18 years. This schedule includes recommendations in effect as of March 2018.
  • Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years or Older, United States - 2018 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-03)
    This schedule gives the recommended adult immunization schedule, by vaccine and age group as well as vaccines that might be indicated for adults based on medical and other indications.
  • Public Health Social Work 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-02)
    DHEC has a long history of being nationally recognized in the field of public health social work. The mission of Public Health Social Work at DHEC is to promote the identification, prevention and alleviation of bio-psychosocial, ...
  • Public health nursing...making a difference 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-02)
    For more than 80 years, public health nursing has been a rewarding and professionally satisfying career. DHEC offers nursing practice that is flexible, autonomous, team oriented, and focused on the care of both individuals ...
  • Septic system : homeowner's guide & record keeping folder 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-01)
    This owner’s guide can help you use and maintain your septic system properly and provides a place to record and store important information, such as your permit, a sketch of your system, maintenance records, and fact sheets. ...
  • Don't forget to test your home for radon! 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-02)
    This is a reminder to test your home for radon using the kit DHEC provided to you. If you have any questions about radon or your radon test kit, please call:1-800-768-0362 (toll-free) You can also send an email to ...
  • Learn before you burn 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-02)
    This sheet shows what is legal and not legal to burn in South Carolina. Burning trash is illegal in South Carolina. State law requires that you notify the S.C. Forestry Commission before you burn certain vegetative materials. ...
  • 2017 legislative update : first sound : South Carolina's success in newborn hearing screening 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-02)
    First Sound has been connecting families raising infants with congenital hearing loss with early intervention services and support. The goal of First Sound is to not only enable infants to succeed in life but also coordinate ...
  • Hand Dishwashing (Chemical Sanitizing) 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-02)
    This sheet, printed in English and Spanish, lists five steps to clean dishes using chemicals sanitizing: Clean and sanitize sinks and washboards, wash, rinse, sanitize and air dry.
  • South Carolina Guide to Beachfront Property 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-12)
    This guide is designed to address questions that arise for individuals purchasing coastal property. It provides guidance on topics, such as what to consider before buying coastal property, how to renovate coastal property, ...
  • Footnotes : S.C. DHEC newborn screening newsletter 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-03)
    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.
  • magia a la hora de comer 3-4 años de edad 

    South Carolina WIC (South Carolina State Library, 2018-01)
    This brochure, printed in Spanish, helps you develop proper food habits in your children.
  • Magia a la Hora de Comer con su bebé de 1-2 años de edad 

    South Carolina WIC (South Carolina State Library, 2018-01)
    This brochure, printed in Spanish, helps you develop proper food habits in your children.
  • Food product specifications 

    South Carolina WIC (South Carolina State Library, 2018-01)
    This gives the approved food list food specifications for WIC for 2018-2019.
  • State of the heart for women : Heart Disease in South Carolina 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-01)
    This sheet gives statistics on heart disease and stroke among women in South Carolina.
  • State of the heart for African Americans : heart disease in South Carolina 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-01)
    This sheet gives statistics on heart disease and stroke for African Americans in South Carolina.

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