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    • Nicotine and the escalating risk of addiction for youth 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2022-06-28)
      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 ...
    • Medical needs shelters : a preparedness guide 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2022-06-17)
      This brochure explains what a special medical needs shelter is, who can use it, what you will need to take with you to the shelter and how to plan ahead for a medical emergency.
    • How increasing access to local EMS data improved overdose prevention and response 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2022-06-28)
      South Carolina integrated EMS data on non-fatal suspected drug overdoses statewide with the Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP). Local jurisdictions have used ODMAP to identify overdose hotspots, track ...
    • Hospital Infections Disclosure Act (HIDA) 2020 annual report to the General Assembly 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2021-11)
      Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are infections that are acquired in healthcare settings or as a result of medical procedures. In an effort to address HAIs and promote transparency in healthcare across South Carolina, ...
    • South Carolina Electronics Recycling Program : frequently asked questions 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2022-06-24)
      This answers questions about the S.C. Solid Waste Policy and Management Act of 1991's e-scrap law.
    • E-cigarettes/ENDS 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2022-06-28)
      This paper tells what you need to know about E-Cigarettes and other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS).
    • Permit for construction in navigable waters 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2022-06-22)
      This describes a permit for construction, installation, maintenance and/or repair of piers, floating docks and limited dredging in navigable waters in South Carolina.
    • Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Prevention : who we are and what we do 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2022-06-07)
      This describes the activities of the Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Prevention.
    • Refugio para individuos con necesidades médicas : guía de preparación 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2022-07-21)
      This brochure explains what a special medical needs shelter is, who can use it, what you will need to take with you to the shelter and how to plan ahead for a medical emergency.
    • A clinician’s guide to identifying and diagnosing Monkeypox (MPX) 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2022-07)
      This paper describes, with pictures, the symptoms of Monkeypox.
    • Adopt a stream 

      Clemson University. Center for Watershed Excellence; South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2022-05)
      SC Adopt-a-Stream is a statewide, volunteer water quality monitoring program that educates and certifies citizens in protocols for collecting water quality data. SC Adopt-a-Stream offers two types of programs: one for tidal ...
    • What you need to know about Monkeypox (MPX) 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2022-07-26)
      This paper answers the questions: What is MPX, what are the symptoms of MPX, what if I think I have MPX, how do I get MPX and how can I prevent MPX.
    • A public report providing statistics compiled from all abortions reported to DHEC 2021 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2022-06-27)
      SC Code of Law 44-41-60 requires that all abortions performed in the state be reported to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environment Control (SC DHEC). This report contains the data reported to SC DHEC, Vital ...
    • Interim report of expenditures on COVID‐19 funds summary as of 05/31/2022 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2022-05-31)
      This details the expenditures of the Department of Health and Environmental Control during the COVID pandemic
    • Act 116 COVID-19 response account SCDHEC expenditures as of 05/31/22 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2022-05-31)
      This details the expenditures of the Department of Health and Environmental Control’s allocation from the CARES Act.
    • Footnotes : S.C. DHEC newborn screening newsletter 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (2022-06)
      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.
    • Anderson County Health Dept. 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2022-06)
      This brochure describes the services available at the Anderson County Health Department.
    • Confirmed HPAI in dead vultures (Charleston County) 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2022-05)
      A recent mass die-off of wild vultures in Charleston County included some birds that tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), which can cause illness in people.
    • 2021 annual report 

      South Carolina Prescription Drug Monitoring Program; South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2022-05)
      The South Carolina Prescription Monitoring Program (SC PMP) became fully operational on February 1, 2008. The purpose of the PMP is to improve the state’s ability to identify and stop diversion of prescription drugs in an ...
    • Interim report of expenditures on COVID‐19 funds summary as of 04/29/2022 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2022-04-29)
      This details the expenditures of the Department of Health and Environmental Control during the COVID pandemic