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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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  • Que esperar durante un examen clinico de los senos 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-04)
    This brochure, printed in Spanish, explains what to expect during a breast exam.
  • What to expect during a clinical breast exam 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-04)
    This brochure explains what to expect during a breast exam.
  • El examen de papanicolau 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-04)
    This brochure, printed in Spanish, answers the questions: what is cervical cancer, what is a pap test, understanding your results, who is eligible for free pap testing.
  • The pap test : what you need to know about cervical cancer screening 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-04)
    This brochure answers the questions: what is cervical cancer, what is a pap test, understanding your results, who is eligible for free pap testing.
  • Are you ready for PrEP? 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-03)
    This brochure explains pre-exposure prophylaxis
  • Are you ready for PrEP? 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-03)
    This card explains pre-exposure prophylaxis.
  • Protect your child's smile from birth to age 3 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-04)
    This document gives tips on dental care for infants from birth to 3 years old. Included are tips for a healthy mouth, how to make toothbrushing fun, keeping your preschooler's smile safe at home and at school and taking ...
  • Your baby is always listening. Are you talking? 

    South Carolina WIC (South Carolina State Library, 2018-04)
    Little brains need lots of loving words to grow and thrive. Just like a baby needs good food to grow a healthy body, they also need good words to grow a healthy brain. All you have to do is talk, interact, and engage ...
  • Una mamografia le podria salvar la vida 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-04)
    This brochure printed in Spanish answers the questions: why should I have a mammogram, how do I know if I need a mammogram, what is a mammogram, how is a mammogram done, what does a mammogram cost and where can I get a mammogram.
  • A mammogram could save your life 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-04)
    This brochure answers the questions: why should I have a mammogram, how do I know if I need a mammogram, what is a mammogram, how is a mammogram done, what does a mammogram cost and where can I get a mammogram.
  • Oral health : parent information, infants, toddlers, preschoolers 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Division of Oral Health (South Carolina State Library, 2018-04)
    This booklet contains information for parents that is developmentally appropriate. The sheets are easy to understand and can help parents take an active role in establishing and maintaining good oral health for their child.
  • Information for health professionals about the do not resuscitate order 

    South Carolina Division of Emergency Medical Services (South Carolina State Library, 2018-04)
    This brochure explains the do-no-resuscitate order.
  • South Carolina family planning clinic sites 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-04)
    This map gives locations for family planning clinic sites in South Carolina.
  • What to do with waste tires? 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-03)
    This paper gives some options for properly managing waste tires.
  • Thank you for your interest in testing your home for radon 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-04)
    This paper tells how to obtain a radon testing kit.
  • 7th grade rule B 4 school 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-04)
    All South Carolina students are required to get the Tdap vaccine before starting 7th grade. Boys and girls are recommended to get 3 vaccines at age 11-12 years: Tdap, HPV and meningitis vaccines.
  • Status of open community use in South Carolina 2017 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-02)
    In South Carolina 80.3% of adults did not meet the recommended physical activity guidelines in 2015. To build a culture of health, South Carolinians need access to safe, convenient, and free places for physical activity. ...
  • Todo sobre la rabia 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-04)
    This sheet, printed in Spanish, gives facts about rabies.
  • baby's 1st 

    South Carolina WIC (South Carolina State Library, 2018-03)
    This brochure, printed in English and Spanish, explains how you can keep your baby's mouth healthy by wiping your baby's gums, cleaning your baby's teeth, never putting your baby to sleep with a bottle or sippy cup, not ...
  • Required and recommended prenatal screening for HIV and STDs for healthy mothers & babies 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-03)
    Undiagnosed HIV and/or STD infection in pregnant women can lead to health issues for women, their fetuses or newly born children. Testing during pregnancy, labor and delivery can ensure that pregnant women receive the ...

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