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Hurricane Florence 2018
The latest DHEC updates on Florence recovery efforts
DHEC has services to help you recover from Florence. We are working with Governor McMaster and the South Carolina Emergency Management Division in accordance with the South Carolina Emergency Operations Plan and the South Carolina Hurricane Plan to help you return home safely.
Your safety concerns when returning home...
There are several key health and safety areas that will affect you after a hurricane. These include water safety, food safety, concerns about septic tanks or fields, animals and insects and a variety of other factors.
Champions of the Environment
Do you dream of being named "Champion of the Environment"
Have you successfully implemented a Champions project that relates to air quality, drinking water quality or the coastal environment? Congratulations! Your actions may result in improvements to the environment and your health.
Mosquitoes in South Carolina
Protect Yourself from Mosquito Bites
DHEC works in partnership with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to monitor mosquito populations for diseases that can be spread to humans. The agency also provides information to help individuals and communities take action to reduce mosquito populations in their area and prevent bites.