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    • Testing for COVID-19 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2020-10-09)
      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.
    • Tetanus 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2015-10)
      This fact sheet answers these questions about tetanus: what is tetanus, how can tetanus get into the body, what is the immediate risk of tetanus in areas impacted by flooding, how often is tetanus vaccine recommended and ...
    • The ABCs of Hepatitis 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) (South Carolina State Library, 2017-08)
      This chart gives information for hepatitis A, B and C such as statistics, routes of transmission, persons at risk, incubation period and severity.
    • The basics of Hepatitis A 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2019-12)
      Hepatitis A can spread from person to person. It hurts the liver and can make you sick for weeks to months. Anyone can get the virus. Those at highest risk: use drugs, are homeless, have been in jail recently, are men who ...
    • The benefits of being vaccinated 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2021-05-19)
      Once you’ve been fully vaccinated: You can get back to activities that you did before the pandemic ; You won’t likely need to wear a mask or stay 6 feet apart, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or ...
    • The COVID-19 vaccine frequently asked questions 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01-06)
      South Carolina has strategically developed a COVID-19 Vaccine Plan that’s centered on the fair and equitable distribution of COVID- vaccine across the state. South Carolina’s plan has been approved by the federal government, ...
    • The COVID-19 vaccine frequently asked questions 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2021-02-18)
      Below are answers to commonly asked questions about COVID-19 vaccination.
    • 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.
    • The pap test : what you need to know about cervical cancer screening 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2016-03)
      This brochure describes the eligibility requirements for getting a pap test. It explains cervical cancer, what a pap test is and how to understand the results of the test.
    • The pap test : what you need to know about cervical cancer screening 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-04)
      This brochure answers the questions: what is cervical cancer, what is a pap test, understanding your results, who is eligible for free pap testing.
    • The Point teen health centers 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2015-02)
      This is a poster in both Spanish and English advertising The Point, a teen health center in Spartanburg S.C.
    • The Value and Positive Impact of Community Water Fluoridation 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2015-10)
      Water fluoridation is the best method for delivering fluoride to all members of the community regardless of age, race, education, income level, or access to routine dental care. Fluoride’s effectiveness in preventing tooth ...
    • Thrush 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2016-02)
      Thrush is a yeast infection that can appear in the mother and the baby. Thrush thrives in warm, dark, moist places. Moms or babies who have taken medicine for an infection may get thrush. Moms who take estrogen-containing birth ...
    • 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 ...
    • Time/temperature control for safety (TCS) food 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2021-03-23)
      Five key risk factors are repeatedly identified in foodborne illness outbreaks: 1. Improper Holding Temps 2. Inadequate Cooking 3. Contaminated Equipment 4. Food from Unsafe Sources 5. Poor Personal Hygiene. 1 and 2 are ...
    • Timelines for newborn screening success 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2021-03-11)
      Timely collection, shipping, and reporting of newborn screening results is necessary to achieve early identification of affected newborns. Delays in the process can hinder diagnostic efforts and treatment, which may lead ...
    • 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. ...
    • Tobacco-Free Campus: E-Cigarettes 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2015-09)
      Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) are currently not regulated by a governmental agency. Nonetheless, these products are being included in smoke-free and tobacco-free initiatives across the country, meaning they ...
    • Tobacco-Free Campus: Live Your Life Tobacco-Free 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2015-09)
      Living tobacco-free means living a healthier, longer life--a life where you breathe easier, get sick less, and reduce your risk of heart disease and cancer. It takes the average smoker at least 8-12 quit attempts before ...
    • Todo sobre la rabia 

      South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (South Carolina State Library, 2018-04)
      This sheet, printed in Spanish, gives facts about rabies.