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Public Health Professional Offices

Healthy People Living in Healthy CommunitiesThe mission of the Public Health Professional Offices is to promote and protect the health and environment of the citizens of South Carolina. Professional Offices include the disciplines of Health Education, Pharmacy, Nursing, Nutrition, and Social Work. Directors of these offices ensure that DHEC employees within the disciplines work toward the core values of the agency (customer services, teamwork, applied scientific knowledge for decision making, cultural competence, excellence in government, and local solutions to local problems) and verify that professionals follow standards of practice and adhere to laws governing the discipline.