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

  • Immunization Information System (IIS) Replacement Project 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-05)
    DHEC’s Division of Immunizations is replacing the South Carolina Immunization (SCI) Registry with SIMON the Statewide Immunization Online Network.
  • I was exposed to Hepatitis A, now what? 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-05)
    This paper answers these questions: Who is at risk? ; What are the symptoms? ; What if I have symptoms? ; How can I protect myself? ; Where do I get a vaccine? ; A family member or friend has hepatitis A. What do I do?
  • I have Hepatitis A, now what? 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-05)
    This paper answers these questions: What is hepatitis A? ; How is hepatitis A spread? ; How can I keep other people from getting sick? ; When am I contagious? ; What are some of the symptoms? ; What if someone I know has ...
  • Retail food establishments frequently asked questions : pets and other animals 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-05-24)
    This paper answers these questions: Are pets or comfort animals allowed in restaurants & grocery stores? ; What is a “service animal”? ; Can I take a pet or any comfort animal into a store that has a large pet supply ...
  • Estamos protegiendo nuestra familia 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-05)
    The flu vaccine is the best protection against the flu. The flu can be very serious for young children, older adults and people with health conditions like asthma, diabetes or heart disease. You can get your flu vaccine ...
  • Vacunatión para guardía información para padres : Requisitos de vacunación para guardería en Carolina del Sur 2019–2020 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-05)
    Childcare includes nursery or preschool programs (4K and younger) or any licensed childcare center. Children enrolled in childcare must be up to date on the following shots based on their age: Hepatitis B, DTaP (whooping ...
  • Childcare immunization info for parents : South Carolina childcare immunization requirements 2019–2020 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-05)
    Childcare includes nursery or preschool programs (4K and younger) or any licensed childcare center. Children enrolled in childcare must be up to date on the following shots based on their age: Hepatitis B, DTaP (whooping ...
  • 5K-12 immunization info for parents : South Carolina school immunization requirements 2019–2020 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-05)
    Students enrolled in grades 5K to 12 in both public and private schools must be up-to-date on the following shots based on their grade level: Hepatitis B, DTaP (tetanus, whooping cough), Polio, MMR (measles, mumps, rubella), ...
  • Flu watch (MMWR week 35) 

    Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2013-08-25)
    This gives statistics about influenza in South Carolina on a weekly basis. Included is geographic spread, virologic surveillance, influenza-associated hospitalizations and deaths and influenza-like illness surveillance.
  • Flu watch (MMWR week 34) 

    Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2013-08-18)
    This gives statistics about influenza in South Carolina on a weekly basis. Included is geographic spread, virologic surveillance, influenza-associated hospitalizations and deaths and influenza-like illness surveillance.
  • Flu watch (MMWR week 33) 

    Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2013-08-11)
    This gives statistics about influenza in South Carolina on a weekly basis. Included is geographic spread, virologic surveillance, influenza-associated hospitalizations and deaths and influenza-like illness surveillance.
  • Flu watch (MMWR week 32) 

    Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2013-08-04)
    This gives statistics about influenza in South Carolina on a weekly basis. Included is geographic spread, virologic surveillance, influenza-associated hospitalizations and deaths and influenza-like illness surveillance.
  • Flu watch (MMWR week 31) 

    Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2013-07-28)
    This gives statistics about influenza in South Carolina on a weekly basis. Included is geographic spread, virologic surveillance, influenza-associated hospitalizations and deaths and influenza-like illness surveillance.
  • Walaka wa Taratibu za Faragha 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-04)
    This notice, printed in Swahili, explains how DHEC may use or release your health information, its obligations related to the use and release of your health information, and your rights regarding your health information. ...
  • Unahitaji Kufahamu Nini Kuhusu Dawa Zako za Kifua Kikuu (TB) : Rifampin (RIF) Oral 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-04)
    This brochure, printed in Swahili, describes the medicine Rifampin, what to do before using it, tips to help you take your medicine, warnings and possible side effects of TB medicine.
  • Unahitaji Kufahamu Nini Kuhusu Dawa Zako za Kifua Kikuu (TB) : Isoniazid (INH) na Rifapentine (RPT) 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-04)
    This brochure printed in Swahili describes the medicine Isoniazid, what to do before using it, tips to help you take your medicine, warnings and possible side effects of TB medicine.
  • Postparto visita a domicilio para el recien nacido 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-04)
    The postpartum newborn home visit is a service for new moms and their babies. Health Department nurses provide the visit to eligible families. Included in this document is a telephone listing of public health departments ...
  • Postpartum newborn home visit 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-04)
    The postpartum newborn home visit is a service for new moms and their babies. Health Department nurses provide the visit to eligible families. Included in this document is a telephone listing of public health departments ...
  • Protect yourself against Hepatitis A 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-04)
    Hepatitis A is a virus that causes serious liver infection and can easily spread from person to person. This virus can make you very sick and even lead to hospitalization. This paper describes the symptoms of Hepatitis A, ...
  • Methods of birth control for men and women 

    South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-05)
    This pictorial chart, printed in English and Spanish, shows the chances of getting pregnant using various birth control methods.

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