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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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  • Uso de cubiertas faciales de tela para ayudar a reducir la velocidad de propagación de la COVID-19 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-05-19)
    This sheet, printed in Spanish, shows how to wear a face mask for avoiding COVID-19, the use of homemade masks and washing instructions.
  • Use of cloth face coverings to help slow the spread of COVID-19 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-05-13)
    This sheet shows how to wear a face mask for avoiding COVID-19, the use of homemade masks and washing instructions.
  • 2019 Carolina del Sur Encuesta del tabaquismo juvenil 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-05-07)
    This paper, printed in Spanish, is a survey of smoking and tobacco use for youth in South Carolina.
  • Annual report Fiscal Year 2019 

    South Carolina Hazardous Waste Contingency Fund; south Carolina. Bureau of Land and Waste Management (South Carolina State Library, 2019-06-30)
    Every year the South Carolina Hazardous Waste Contingency Fund presents its annual report covering such things as accomplishments, history and status, obligations of future sites and state superfund program's community ...
  • Instrucciones para el cuidado posterior a la extracción del DIU 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-05-06)
    This card gives instructions for care after IUD removal.
  • Instrucciones para el cuidado posterior a la inserción del DIU 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-05-06)
    This card gives instructions for care after IUD insertion..
  • Instrucciones para el cuidado posterior a la Extracción del Implante 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-05-06)
    This card gives instructions for care after implant removal.
  • Instrucciones para el cuidado posterior a la Inserción del Implante 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-05-06)
    This card, printed in Spanish, gives instructions for care after IUD insertion.
  • Birth defects in South Carolina 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-06)
    Many infants are born with more than one birth defect. The SC Birth Defects Act (Title 44-44-10) allows DHEC to address birth defects prevention, research, and referrals through the SC Birth Defects Program. Overall, birth ...
  • Footnotes 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-04)
    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.
  • What can recycled items become? 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-04-02)
    This paper gives pictorial examples of the kinds of products recycled items can become.
  • Retail food establishments : glove use 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-04-07)
    This explains regulation 61-25 on the proper use of gloves in food establishments.
  • Rabia en Carolina del Sur 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-03-30)
    This sheet tells about rabid animals, rabies prevention and dealing with exposure to rabies.
  • Rabia y murciélagos en Carolina del Sur 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-03-01)
    This sheet, printed in Spanish, tells about rabies in bats, how to prevent rabies and dealing with exposure to rabies.
  • Onsite wastewater program careers 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-04-17)
    This brochure tells what does an environmental health manager at DHEC does as well as how to find out more information concerning employment at DHEC.
  • COVID-19 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-03-13)
    This paper, printed in Ukranian, answers questions about the 2019 novel coronavirus.
  • COVID-19 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-03-13)
    This paper, printed in Swahili, answers questions about the 2019 novel coronavirus.
  • What can recycled items become? 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; Greenville County (S.C.). Solid Waste Division (South Carolina State Library, 2020-02-13)
    This paper gives pictorial examples of the kinds of products recycled items can become.
  • Guidance for schools and out-of-home child care centers : 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) 

    South Carolina Bureau of Disease Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-02-13)
    This paper tells the background for COVID-19 and gives recommendations for students and staffs of schools and child care centers for preventing the spread of the disease. Included are web sites and contact information for ...
  • Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-01-27)
    This paper answers these questions: what are per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances ; how can I be exposed to PFAS ; are PFAS harmful ; what is a Lifetime Health Advisory ; how do PFAS get into drinking water ; how can I ...

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