The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Public Health area publishes a variety of documents on health regulation, client services, preventive services, and public health preparedness.

Recent Submissions

  • ¡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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • State of the Heart : 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 in South Carolina.
  • Salud puʹblica servicios 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-01)
    This Spanish language brochure gives locations of public health facilities as well as describing the services they provide.
  • Public health services 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-01)
    This brochure lists services given by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. It also lists South Carolina health agencies, their address and contact information.
  • Care Line : Línea de ayuda de Carolina del Sur para mujeres y sus familias 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-01)
    Printed in Spanish, the Care Line is a helpline for women and their families. We make it easier to get the health care you need. All you have to do is call. Trained staff provide information about: Care during pregnancy; ...
  • Care Line : South Carolina's helpline for women and their families 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-01)
    The Care Line is a helpline for women and their families. We make it easier to get the health care you need. All you have to do is call. Trained staff provide information about: Care during pregnancy; Including a book ...
  • A new mother's guide to breastfeeding in the hospital 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-01)
    For breastfeeding success in the hospital this brochure tells what to expect and how to make your hospital experience memorable.
  • 2018-2019 School Year Immunization Law Minimum Dose Requirements 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-01)
    This is a grid of drugs to be given for immunizations. It is broken down by grade level, drug and dosage.
  • Disability and Health in South Carolina : A 2016 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Report 

    Devlin, J; Broadway, A; AlHasan, D; Lynes, C; McDermott, S; South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Division of Surveillance; South Carolina Interagency Office of Disability and Health; University of South Carolina (South Carolina State Library, 2018-01)
    The BRFSS is a state based cross-sectional telephone survey conducted to assess health behaviors and risk factor prevalence within the US, its states and its territories. People with disability are identified as a possible ...

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