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    • HEPATITIS C & INJECTION DRUG USE 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) (South Carolina State Library, 2017-08)
      This document answers the questions: What is Hepatitis C?, what are the symptoms?, should I get tested?, how is Hepatitis C spread among people who inject drugs?, are there other ways Hepatitis C can spread?, can Hepatitis ...
    • Hepatitis C & injection drug use 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) (South Carolina State Library, 2018-10)
      This document answers the questions: What is Hepatitis C, what are the symptoms, should I get tested, how is Hepatitis C spread among people who inject drugs, are there other ways Hepatitis C can spread, can Hepatitis C ...
    • Hepatitis C : por qué las personas nacidas entre 1945 y 1965 deberían someterse a la prueba 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) (South Carolina State Library, 2018-10)
      People born from 1945–1965, sometimes referred to as baby boomers, are 5 times more likely to have hepatitis C than other adults. Hepatitis C can lead to liver damage, cirrhosis, and even liver cancer. Most people with ...
    • Hepatitis C : qué cabe esperar cuando se realiza los análisis 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) (South Carolina State Library, 2018-10)
      This document, printed in Spanish, discusses testing for Hepatitis C.
    • Hepatitis C : what to expect when getting tested 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-10)
      This sheet discusses: getting tested for Hepatitis C, what a non-reactive Hepatitis C antibody test result means, what a reactive Hepatitis C antibody test result means and what to do if the Hepatitis C antibody test is reactive.
    • HEPATITIS C : Why People Born from 1945-1965 Should Get Tested 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) (South Carolina State Library, 2017-08)
      People born from 1945–1965, sometimes referred to as baby boomers, are 5 times more likely to have hepatitis C than other adults. Hepatitis C can lead to liver damage, cirrhosis, and even liver cancer. Most people with ...
    • Hepatitis C : why people born from 1945-1965 should get tested 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) (South Carolina State Library, 2018-10)
      People born from 1945–1965, sometimes referred to as baby boomers, are 5 times more likely to have hepatitis C than other adults. Hepatitis C can lead to liver damage, cirrhosis, and even liver cancer. Most people with ...
    • Hepatitis C y uso de drogas inyectables 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) (South Carolina State Library, 2018-10)
      This document, printed in Spanish, answers the questions: what is Hepatitis C, what are the symptoms, should I get tested, how is Hepatitis C spread among people who inject drugs, are there other ways Hepatitis C can spread, ...
    • Hib Vaccine : What You Need to Know 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2015-04-02)
      This paper discusses Haemophilus influenzae type b or Hib disease, how you can get it, the vaccine for it, risks of taking the vaccine and other information.
    • HIV and Viral Hepatitis 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06)
      People with HIV infection are affected disproportionally by viral hepatitis. Nearly 75% of people with HIV who report a history of injection drug use also are infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV). HIV/HCV coinfection more ...
    • HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) implementation guide 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. STD/HIV & Viral Hepatitis Division (South Carolina State Library, 2022-10)
      The purpose of this implementation guide is to assist clinicians and/or agencies with integrating PrEP services into their current services. This guide will provide step-by-step instructions and resources for offering ...
    • HIV/AIDS among African-American men in South Carolina 

      Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2013-02)
      This document provides HIV/AIDS statistics among African-American men in South Carolina. Information includes risks, obstacles to prevention, and what DHEC is doing about HIV.
    • HIV/AIDS among African-American women in South Carolina 

      Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2013-02)
      This document provides HIV/AIDS statistics among African-American women in South Carolina. Information includes risk factors, knowing your status, and a lsting of DHEC funded programs.
    • Hospital Infection Disclosure Act 2014 Annual Report to the General Assembly 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2015-04)
      Healthcare-associated infections are a major public health problem. With the passing of the HIDA law, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control established a multidisciplinary advisory panel to study ...
    • Hospital Infection Disclosure Act 2018 Annual Report to the General Assembly 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-06-23)
      Healthcare-associated infections are a major public health problem. With the passing of the HIDA law, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control established a multidisciplinary advisory panel to study ...
    • Hospital Infections Disclosure Act (HIDA) 2019 annual report to the General Assembly 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-12)
      Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are infections that are acquired in healthcare settings or as a result of medical procedures. In an effort to address HAIs and promote transparency in healthcare across South Carolina, ...
    • Hospital Infections Disclosure Act (HIDA) 2020 annual report to the General Assembly 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2021-11)
      Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are infections that are acquired in healthcare settings or as a result of medical procedures. In an effort to address HAIs and promote transparency in healthcare across South Carolina, ...
    • How Can I Deal with Stress? 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2017-01)
      Stress is a part of life. We all have stress at some time or another. But stress can make it hard to eat well and be active. Living with a chronic disease can also add stress to your life. This sheet gives some ways to ...
    • How can you properly dispose of unwanted medicines? 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-03)
      This paper shows locations of pharmacies and agencies that will dispose of unwanted medicines. It also gives directions on other ways of disposing of them.
    • How Do You Let Your Partners Know They Have Been Exposed to HIV? 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2015-11)
      This paper tells how to inform your partner that you may have been exposed to HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases. There are a few ways to do this: the health department tells your partners, you tell your partners ...