Department of Health and Environmental Control

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Lee Rogers
November 01, 2019 - 8:53 am
Five people in Greer potentially exposed to rabies.
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Patrick Gentry
July 11, 2019 - 10:25 am
South Carolina environmental officials say a company's proposed seismic surveys in the Atlantic Ocean don't align with its coastal management policies. A Monday letter by the state Department of Health and Environmental Control says WesternGeco's proposal for exploring offshore oil and gas involves...
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Patrick Gentry
June 19, 2019 - 11:47 am
Health officials trying to contain an outbreak of hepatitis A in South Carolina are warning customers of five restaurants that they might have been exposed. The state Department of Health and Environmental Control told news outlets that restaurant employees in Aiken and Hilton Head tested positive...
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Patrick Gentry
May 13, 2019 - 11:14 am
A South Carolina paramedic has been fined for stopping to purchase sunglasses while en route to an emergency call. According to a health regulation enforcement report released Thursday, the Department of Health and Environmental Control launched an investigation in December after learning about the...
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Lee Rogers
March 12, 2019 - 8:48 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. - The Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported today that nine people have been referred to their health care providers after being potentially exposed to rabies by a goat that tested positive for the disease. The potential exposures occurred when the victims...
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