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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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  • 2020 tide tables 

    South Carolina Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management; United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (South Carolina State Library, 2019-10)
    This chart shows the 2020 tide schedules for various locations along the South Carolina coast.
  • Vacunación para guardería información para padres : requisitos de vacunación para guardería en Carolina del Sur 2020–2021 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-12)
    Childcare includes nursery or preschool programs (4K and younger) or any licensed childcare center. Children enrolled in childcare must be up to date on the following shots based on their age: Hepatitis B, DTaP (whooping ...
  • Vacunación en grados 5K-12 informción para padres : requisitos de vacunación en escuela de Carolina del Sur 2020-2021 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-12)
    Students enrolled in grades 5K to 12 in both public and private schools must be up-to-date on the following shots based on their grade level: Hepatitis B, DTaP (tetanus, whooping cough), Polio, MMR (measles, mumps, rubella), ...
  • The basics of Hepatitis A 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-12)
    Hepatitis A can spread from person to person. It hurts the liver and can make you sick for weeks to months. Anyone can get the virus. Those at highest risk: use drugs, are homeless, have been in jail recently, are men who ...
  • Total maximum daily load document Sandy Run and Dean Swamp Stations E-115 and E-030 hydrologic unit codes 030502050201 and 030502050202 Escherichia coli bacteria pathogen indicator 

    Waldner, Susan; South Carolina Bureau of Water (South Carolina State Library, 2019-11)
    The federal Clean Water Act (CWA) directs each state to review the quality of its waters every two years to determine if water quality standards are being met. A Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) is a written plan and ...
  • Syphilis - CDC fact sheet 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-12)
    This fact sheet answers the questions: What is syphilis?; How is syphilis spread?; What does syphilis look like?; How can I reduce my risk of getting syphilis?; Am I at risk for syphilis?; I’m pregnant. How does syphilis ...
  • Statewide PrEP provider directory 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-12)
    PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) is the use of anti-HIV medications to keep HIV negative people from becoming infected. PrEP is approved by the FDA and has been shown to be safe and effective at preventing HIV infection. ...
  • Scrap tire sustainability plan 

    South Carolina Division of Mining & Solid Waste Management (South Carolina State Library, 2019-12)
    This plan has been developed as a road map for giving consideration to all possible realistic solutions for improving scrap tire management in South Carolina and the region. The S.C. Scrap Tire Sustainability Plan has ...
  • Radon : find it, fix it, save a life 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-12)
    Radon is a gas that may cause cancer and yet cannot be seen, smelled, or tasted. It gets into your home through cracks and holes in the foundation, construction joints, and plumbing fixtures. The only way to know if you ...
  • Pezones adoloridos 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-11)
    This paper, printed in Spanish, tells mothers how to prevent or ease nipple soreness during breastfeeding.
  • ¡Nueva norma para guardería y escuela para el año escolar 2020-2021! : la vacuna de la hepatitis A será obligatoria 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-12)
    All children born on January 1, 2019 or later, should receive two hepatitis A vaccines. All children from 5K in 2020 must receive two hepatitis A vaccines. Talk to your doctor today about the vaccines your child needs. ...
  • Annual report fiscal year 2019 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. Nonpoint Source Pollution Management Program (South Carolina State Library, 2019)
    The SC Nonpoint Source Program aims to control nonpoint sources of pollution in order to help restore and maintain high quality fishable, swimmable, and drinkable waters throughout the State. DHEC established the following ...
  • Initial groundwater management plan for the Western Capacity Use Area 

    Foxworth, Lance; Hughes, Andrea L. H.; South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-11)
    The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Board declared the whole of Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Lexington, and Orangeburg counties as the Western Capacity Use Area. The WCUA ...
  • Lactancia saludable : consejos para madres lactantes 

    South Carolina WIC (South Carolina State Library, 2019-11)
    This brochure, printed in Spanish, gives tips on breastfeeding including recipes, support circles and resources.
  • Healthy breastfeeding : tips for nursing moms 

    South Carolina WIC (South Carolina State Library, 2019-11)
    This brochure gives tips on breastfeeding including recipes, support circles and resources.
  • Don’t let mumps ruin your fun 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; College of Charleston (South Carolina State Library, 2019-11)
    This sheet gives tips for preventing mumps and what to do if you get the mumps.
  • Childcare immunization info for parents : South Carolina childcare immunization requirements 2020-2021 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-12)
    Childcare includes nursery or preschool programs (4K and younger) or any licensed childcare center. Children enrolled in childcare must be up to date on the following shots based on their age: Hepatitis B, DTaP (whooping ...
  • The South Carolina annual morbidity report on reportable conditions 2018 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. Division of Acute Disease Epidemiology (South Carolina State Library, 2019-11)
    The purpose of this report is to provide South Carolinians, as well as healthcare organizations and providers, government and regulatory agencies, and other concerned individuals and groups important statistical information ...
  • Shellfish management area 20 2019 annual update 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. Shellfish Sanitation Section (2019-11)
    The Department of Health and Environmental Control's Shellfish Sanitation Program's 25 shellfish management areas contain over 450 monitoring stations. The purpose of this monitoring network is to provide data which ...
  • Shellfish management area 19 2019 annual update 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. Shellfish Sanitation Section (2019-11)
    The Department of Health and Environmental Control's Shellfish Sanitation Program's 25 shellfish management areas contain over 450 monitoring stations. The purpose of this monitoring network is to provide data which ...

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