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

  • Bats and rabies 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2021-12-10)
    This sheet tells about rabies in bats, how to prevent rabies and dealing with exposure to rabies.
  • SCDHEC COVID-19 guidance for K-12 schools 2021-2022 academic year 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2021-11-05)
    This guidance is intended for schools to plan their response to safe delivery of in-person instruction and help to prevent COVID-19 transmission in schools
  • Interim report of expenditures on COVID‐19 funds as of 10/31/2021 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2021-10-31)
    This details the expenditures of the Department of Health and Environmental Control during the COVID pandemic
  • 2021 report and recommendations 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. Task Force to Strengthen the Health and Promote the Environment of South Carolina (South Carolina State Library, 2021-11-03)
    This report presents the findings and recommendations of the Task Force to Strengthen the Health and Promote the Environment of South Carolina (SHaPE SC or task force). As part of its findings, SHaPE SC identified nine ...
  • Eating healthy in a SNAP recipe book 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; Clinton, Jillian; Wigand, Farrah; South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, SNAP-Education Team (South Carolina State Library, 2021-06)
    Eating Healthy in a SNAP is a recipe book designed by your South Carolina DHEC SNAP-Education Team. These dishes are easy, healthy, budget-friendly, and will keep that tasty Southern flare that we all enjoy! All the ...
  • The nutrition digest 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Bureau of Community Nutrition Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-06)
    The digest recaps the Bureau of Community Nutrition Services and its divisions' past challenges and accomplishments.
  • Tiny taste, see how we grow : a sensory taste testing experience for preschoolers 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Division of Public Health Nutrition Practice and SNAP-Ed Program (South Carolina State Library, 2021-09)
    Tiny Taste - See How We Grow is a sensory taste testing experience designed to increase the consumption of fruits and vegetables among preschoolers. It is a learning opportunity that is both interactive and engaging. ...
  • Time as a public health control measure for hot or cold food 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2021-10)
    Time as a Public Health Control measure (TPHC) refers to using time to monitor food instead of temperature. Food establishments can now use Time as a Public Health Control of Time/Temperature Control for Safety Foods (TCS ...
  • WISEWOMAN : welcome to the WISEWOMAN program! 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2021-10)
    WISEWOMAN is funded by the CDC and designed to help women understand their health while empowering them to take control of it. This document gives information on heart disease, how to take control of your health and ...
  • State of South Carolina integrated report for 2018 part II: section 305(b) assessment and reporting 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2021-07-27)
    The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) prepared this report as a requirement of Section 305(b) of Public Law 100-4, last reauthorized and commonly known as The Clean Water Act (CWA) of ...
  • Establecimientos minoristas de alimentos : limpieza de vómitos y materia fecal 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2021-10)
    When a vomit or diarrheal event occurs in a retail food establishment, there is a real potential for the spread of harmful germs in the establishment. Putting the proper response into action in a timely manner can help ...
  • Retail food establishments : vomit & fecal event clean-up 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2021-10)
    When a vomit or diarrheal event occurs in a retail food establishment, there is a real potential for the spread of harmful germs in the establishment. Putting the proper response into action in a timely manner can ...
  • Oral health for families with special health care needs 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. Division of Oral Health (South Carolina State Library, 2021-10)
    This resource guide is designed to give parents and caregivers tips on keeping their child’s or teen’s mouth healthy. The sheets are easy to understand and can help parents take an active role in establishing and maintaining ...
  • Options for COVID-19 vaccines 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2021-10)
    This describes the 3 vaccines that are authorized and recommended in the United States to prevent COVID-19 telling the brand name, who can get the vaccine, how many shots you will need and when you are fully vaccinated.
  • COVID-19 & vaccine information 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2021-10)
    This paper, printed in English and Spanish, tells you what you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Healthcare personnel influenza vaccination report : 2019–2020 influenza season annual report 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2021-08)
    Healthcare personnel (HCP) are at risk of transmitting influenza to their patients, coworkers, and families if they become infected. The benefits of influenza vaccination among HCP and their patients, as well as lower rates ...
  • Vulnerability assessment report and jurisdictional plan : South Carolina 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; Neely, Kendra; Mercadel, Joshua; Khan, Samira (South Carolina State Library, 2021-08)
    The purpose of this report is threefold: first, to identify the South Carolina (SC) counties at the highest risk for injection drug use and resultant bloodborne infection outbreaks; second, to identify the resources SC ...
  • Guidance for persons who have had close contact with a COVID-19 case 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2021-10)
    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 ...
  • Interim guidance for COVID-19 scenarios in businesses 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2021-10-19)
    DHEC is providing this generalized guidance for use by employers and employees to determine the best practices to utilize in various scenarios involving COVID-19 in the workplace.
  • COVID-19 guidance for businesses 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2021-10-19)
    DHEC is providing this generalized guidance for use by employers and employees to determine the best practices to utilize in various scenarios involving COVID-19 in the workplace.

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