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

  • Private Well Program annual report 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-05-05)
    The EPA reports that approximately 15 percent of Americans rely on their own private drinking water supplies. South Carolina exceeds the national trend as slightly more than 20% of residents depend on individual wells. ...
  • Legislative brief 

    South Carolina Maternal Morbidity and Mortality Review Committee (South Carolina State Library, 2020-03-13)
    The South Carolina Maternal Morbidity and Mortality Review (MMMR) Committee, established by state law in 2016, investigates the death of mothers associated with pregnancy to determine which ones can be prevented. A pregnancy ...
  • Ayude a detener la propagacion de COVID-19 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-06-05)
    This poster shows how to wear a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Help stop the spread of COVID-19 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-06-05)
    This poster shows how to wear a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Women, hygiene, & infections 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-05-14)
    This document gives personal hygiene tips for women.
  • Interim guidance for COVID-19 scenarios in business 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-06-29)
    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.
  • Emergency operations plan 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-08)
    The purpose of the Department of Health and Environmental Control emergency operations plan is to provide a framework of service and support for the citizens and visitors of South Carolina during disasters or health threats ...
  • Do your part : help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses like COVID-19 and the Flu 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-05-18)
    This paper gives symptoms of COVID-19 and the flu.
  • Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Prevention : who we are and what we do 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-04)
    This describes the activities of the Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Prevention.
  • Are you pregnant? : protect your baby from lead poisoning 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-06-22)
    This brochure shows how to take action to protect your baby from lead poisoning and by avoiding the sources of lead described.
  • Hacerse la prueba para detectar la COVID-19 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-06-03)
    This paper, printed in Spanish, answers these questions: What types of tests are there for COVID-19, why should you get tested for COVID-19, what should you expect when you get tested for COVID-19.
  • Getting tested for COVID-19 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-06-01)
    This paper answers these questions: What types of tests are there for COVID-19, why should you get tested for COVID-19, what should you expect when you get tested for COVID-19.
  • Por que no puedo? : DHEC – COVID-19 libro de actividades para el niño ayudamos a los niños a comprender y aprender sobre COVID-19 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-06-18)
    This coloring and activity book, prinrted in Spanish, answers children's questions about COVID-19.
  • Why can't I? : DHEC COVID-19 child activity book helping children understand and learn about COVID-19 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-06-11)
    This coloring and activity book answers children's questions about COVID-19.
  • COVID-19 virtual care providers in South Carolina 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-03-30)
    Several South Carolina health systems are offering telehealth options to the public. These options are available to anyone experiencing COVID-19 symptoms in South Carolina. This is a list of those hospitals.
  • Uso de cubiertas faciales de tela para ayudar a reducir la velocidad de propagación de la COVID-19 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-05-19)
    This sheet, printed in Spanish, shows how to wear a face mask for avoiding COVID-19, the use of homemade masks and washing instructions.
  • Use of cloth face coverings to help slow the spread of COVID-19 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-05-13)
    This sheet shows how to wear a face mask for avoiding COVID-19, the use of homemade masks and washing instructions.
  • 2019 Carolina del Sur Encuesta del tabaquismo juvenil 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-05-07)
    This paper, printed in Spanish, is a survey of smoking and tobacco use for youth in South Carolina.
  • Instrucciones para el cuidado posterior a la extracción del DIU 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-05-06)
    This card gives instructions for care after IUD removal.
  • Instrucciones para el cuidado posterior a la inserción del DIU 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-05-06)
    This card gives instructions for care after IUD insertion..

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