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

  • Summary of expenditures on COVID‐19 funds as of 7/31/2020 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-07-31)
    This details the expenditures of the Department of Health and Environmental Control during the COVID pandemic.
  • Regulation development annual report Fiscal Year 2020 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-04)
    The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control develops regulations in accordance with the South Carolina Administrative Procedures Act, S.C. Code Sections 1-23-10 et seq. Regulation Development Actions ...
  • Interim COVID-19 guidance for child care providers : management of suspect and confirmed COVID-19 cases 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-04)
    This guidance is intended for child care facilities to plan their response to known or possible cases of COVID-19 as well as known contacts.
  • Interim COVID-19 guidance for schools : management of suspect and confirmed COVID-19 cases 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-07)
    This guidance is intended for schools to plan their response to known or possible cases of COVID-19 as well as known contacts.
  • Public Health Laboratory guide to laboratory services 

    South Carolina Public Health Laboratory (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-31)
    The purpose of this manual is to provide our clients with information about the laboratory testing availability and to provide a guide for collecting and submitting specimens.
  • Uso de inyecciones anticonceptivas la inyeccion 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-17)
    This brochure explains what contraceptive injections are, how they work, how well do they work, are they safe and what are the side effects.
  • Using contraceptive injections the shot 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-06)
    This brochure explains what contraceptive injections are, how they work, how well do they work, are they safe and what are the side effects.
  • Рекомендации для лиц, контактировавших с больными COVID-19 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-24)
    If you have had contact with someone who has 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), you may have been exposed to COVID-19. For your safety and the safety of others, DHEC recommends that you practice social distancing (avoiding ...
  • Orientação para pessoas que tiveram contato próximo com um caso de COVID-19 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-31)
    If you have had contact with someone who has 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), you may have been exposed to COVID-19. For your safety and the safety of others, DHEC recommends that you practice social distancing (avoiding ...
  • Excluir a su hijo de la escuela o el centro de cuidado infantil cuando está enfermo 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Division of Acute Disease Epidemiology (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-07)
    This brochure lists the illnesses for which a child must be kept out of school or childcare. It tells you if your child needs a doctor’s note or medical treatment to come back to school or childcare after certain illnesses.
  • Staying home from school or childcare when your child is sick 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Division of Acute Disease Epidemiology (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-05)
    This brochure lists the illnesses for which a child must be kept out of school or childcare. It tells you if your child needs a doctor’s note or medical treatment to come back to school or childcare after certain illnesses.
  • Lucha contra la propagacion 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-09-02)
    Wear your face mask. Stay 6 feet apart. Get tested.
  • Fight the spread 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-09-02)
    Wear your face mask. Stay 6 feet apart. Get tested.
  • Act 116 COVID-19 response account SCDHEC expenditures as of 9/1/20 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-09-01)
    This details the expenditures of the Department of Health and Environmental Control’s allocation from the CARES Act.
  • Act 116 COVID-19 response account SCDHEC expenditures as of 8/1/20 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-01)
    This details the expenditures of the Department of Health and Environmental Control’s allocation from the CARES Act.
  • Evaluation of students with potential COVID-19 symptoms or exposure 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-09-03)
    This gives the protocols for schools assisting health departments in close contact identification for COVID-19 cases. It also lists symptoms that students with COVID-19 might display.
  • Diabetes and oral health : make the connection 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020)
    Diabetes affects your body’s ability to utilize glucose, or blood sugar for energy. According to the American Diabetes Association, people with diabetes are at higher risk for gum disease, and periodontal disease, a ...
  • COVID-19 in schools : frequently asked questions for parents 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-25)
    These FAQs are meant to help parents understand how school officials are being guided on COVID-19.
  • COVID-19 in schools : frequently asked questions 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-19)
    This paper answers questions about the safety of schools during the COVID-19 crisis including cleaning & disinfection, close contacts, social distancing, case investigations and inclusion.
  • Para entrar, es obligatorio usar cubrebocas 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-26)
    Face coverings should not be worn by: Children younger than 2 years old ; Anyone who has trouble breathing ; Anyone who is unconscious, incapacitated, or otherwise unable to remove the mask without assistance.

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