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

  • 2017 SOUTH CAROLINA FRUIT AND VEGETABLE OUTLET INVENTORY OVERVIEW 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-12)
    The South Carolina Fruit and Vegetable Outlet Inventory identifies farmers markets and roadside markets with predictable locations and hours where fruits and vegetables are sold. In 2015, the first year of the inventory, ...
  • 2017 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE : FIRST SOUND 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-11)
    In 2001, legislation was enacted to require hearing screenings for all newborns prior to discharge from any South Carolina hospital averaging 100 deliveries or more per year. Established under this mandate, First Sound is ...
  • Reducing food waste : a guide for South Carolina schools 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Office of Solid Waste Reduction and Recycling (South Carolina State Library, 2017-10)
    This paper gives tips on how school cafeterias can reduce food waste. It also lists resources and contact information for food donation, nutrition and waste reduction.
  • Aumento de Peso y Embarazo 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-10)
    This sheet, printed in Spanish, tells how much weight you should gain when pregnant, depending on what size you are. It also tells where the extra weight is going in your body.
  • Residential well disinfection 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-10)
    This brochure describes how to disinfect a well. It also lists address information for environmental quality control regional offices.
  • Desinfección de pozos residenciales 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-11)
    This brochure printed in Spanish describes how to disinfect a well. It also lists address information for environmental quality control regional offices.
  • Quit smoking for you & your baby 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-11)
    This brochure explains the benefits of not smoking for women and their babies. It also gives tips on how to quit smoking.
  • Oral health Before, During & After Pregnacy [sic] 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-10)
    This brochure printed in English and Spanish gives tips on maintaining good oral health while pregnant.
  • Are You or Someone You Know HIV Positive & Not In Care? 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-10)
    This brochure explains the THRICE Program and provides telephone numbers for regional HIV medical providers.
  • Recommended Testing Sequence for Identifying Current Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) (South Carolina State Library, 2017-09)
    This sheet is a work flow diagram on how hepatitis C should be identified.
  • O QUE FAZER QUANDO OCORREM SITUAÇÕES DE EMERGÊNCIA ENVOLVENDO A ÁGUA 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-09)
    This paper, printed in Spanish, tells what restaurants should do if a boil water advisory is issued.
  • How to Administer IM (Intramuscular) Injections 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-09)
    This sheet describes how to give intramuscular as well as subcutaneous injections.
  • 食品零售行业应急救援:停电 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-09)
    Power outages can be costly in the restaurant business. Planning in advance and quick action can limit some of the business impacts associated with power outages and emergencies. Quickly controlling temperature is key. In ...
  • Establecimientos Minoristas de Alimentos Recuperación de Emergencia: Apagones Eléctricos 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-09)
    Power outages can be costly in the restaurant business. Planning in advance and quick action can limit some of the business impacts associated with power outages and emergencies. Quickly controlling temperature is key. In ...
  • Retail Food Establishments Emergency Recovery: Power Outages 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-09)
    Power outages can be costly in the restaurant business. Planning in advance and quick action can limit some of the business impacts associated with power outages and emergencies. Quickly controlling temperature is key. In ...
  • Birth Control Practices and Barriers in South Carolina 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-09)
    Understanding birth control practices and barriers is key to reducing unintended pregnancies, which have an increased risk of adverse outcomes for mom and baby. This paper investigated if there was a difference in birth ...
  • Footnotes : S.C. DHEC newborn screening newsletter 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-08)
    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.
  • Footnotes : S.C. DHEC newborn screening newsletter 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06)
    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.
  • 2017 Eastern Equine Encephalitis Events 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-09-29)
    Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus is a serious, mosquito-borne illness in horses that can also affect people. The freshwater swamp mosquito, Culiseta melanura, commonly known as the blacktailed mosquito, is the primary ...
  • Interpretation of Results of Tests for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection and Further Actions 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) (South Carolina State Library, 2017-08)
    This sheet is a guide for test results for Hepatitis C broken down by test outcome, interpretation and further actions.

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