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

  • Particulate matter 

    Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2011-04)
    This fact sheet defines particulate matter, where it comes from, and what the environmental effects are.
  • Nonattainment permitting 

    Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2011-04)
    This fact sheet defines nonattainment, and how an area is designated a nonattainment.
  • Nitrogen dioxide & sulfur dioxide 

    Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2011-04)
    This fact sheet defines smog and acid rain made up of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen dioxide.
  • National pollutant discharge elimination system 

    Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2010-09-30)
    This fact sheet provides information on general permits for discharges associated with nonmetal mineral mining facilities.
  • Naegleria fowleri 

    Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2012-07)
    This document list statistics for and describes the one-celled organism Naegleria fowleri.
  • Normas nacionales de calidad del aire ambiental (NAAQS) 

    Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2011-10)
    This fact sheet describes The National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), where they come from, and what the standards for each of the criteria pollutants.
  • National ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) 

    Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2011-03)
    This fact sheet describes The National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), where they come from, and what the standards for each of the criteria pollutants.
  • Lead 

    Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2011-04)
    This document describes the solid metal lead, where it can be found, what the health effects are, and what you can do to protect yourself from exposure.
  • Industrial storm water (except construction) 

    Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2010-11-12)
    This fact sheet describes the basis and procedures for re-issuance of a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit (SCR000000) for discharge of storm water from inactivities (excluding construction) by the South ...
  • Idling: why it's a problem, and what you can do 

    Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2011-04)
    This document identifies idling, how air pollution affects health and the environment, and how much fuel it wastes.
  • Estar al ralentí: por qué es un problema y lo que usted puede hacer 

    Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2010)
    This document identifies idling, how air pollution affects health and the environment, and how much fuel it wastes.
  • Idling: why it's a problem, and what you can do 

    Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2009-07)
    This document identifies idling, how air pollution affects health and the environment, and how much fuel it wastes.
  • 2012 HIV/AIDS summary: South Carolina 

    Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2012)
    This document provides statistics for AIDS/HIV in South Carolina by gender, age, and race.
  • 2012 HIV/AIDS summary: DHEC public health region 8 

    Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2012-08)
    This document provides statistics for AIDS/HIV in region 8 of South Carolina (including Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper).
  • 2012 HIV/AIDS summary: DHEC public health region 7 

    Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2012-07)
    This document provides statistics for AIDS/HIV in region 7 of South Carolina (including Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester).
  • 2012 HIV/AIDS summary: DHEC public health region 6 

    Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2012-06)
    This document provides statistics for AIDS/HIV in region 6 of South Carolina (including Georgetown, Horry and Williamsburg).
  • 2012 HIV/AIDS summary: DHEC public health region 5 

    Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2012-05)
    This document provides statistics for AIDS/HIV in region 5 of South Carolina (including Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun and Orangeburg).
  • 2012 HIV/AIDS summary: DHEC public health region 4 

    Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2012-04)
    This document provides statistics for AIDS/HIV in region 4 of South Carolina (including Chesterfield, Clarendon, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Kershaw, Lee, Marion, Marlboro and Sumter).
  • 2012 HIV/AIDS summary: DHEC public health region 3 

    Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2012-03)
    This document provides statistics for AIDS/HIV in region 3 of South Carolina (including Chester, Fairfield, Lancaster, Lexington, Newberry, Richland, and York).
  • 2012 HIV/AIDS summary: DHEC public health region 2 

    Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2012-02)
    This document provides statistics for AIDS/HIV in region 2 of South Carolina (including Cherokee, Greenville, Pickens, Spartanburg and Union).

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