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Public health information
On this page Berkeley County seeks to provide residents links to national, state and local agencies that stay abreast of and focused on public health matters.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships. CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States.
CDC, located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, is an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services.
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
The Department of Health and Environmental Control referred to as DHEC is a state operated department. An office that serves Berkeley County is located at 109 West Main Street in Moncks Corner. Telephone numbers are 843-719-4649 and 843-719-4638. The FAX number is 843-719-4321. The complete mailing address is 109 West Main Street, Moncks Corner, South Carolina, 29461. The state operated website contains useful information and it's address is www.scdhec.net. Forms are available on this site, and by using the search facility with "Berkeley County" as the search criteria many web pages about DHEC and the county may be found.
Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provides leadership in the nation's environmental science, research, education and assessment efforts. EPA works closely with other federal agencies, state and local governments, and Indian tribes to develop and enforce regulations under existing environmental laws. EPA is responsible for researching and setting national standards for a variety of environmental programs and delegates to states and tribes responsibility for issuing permits, and monitoring and enforcing compliance. Where national standards are not met, EPA can issue sanctions and take other steps to assist the states and tribes in reaching the desired levels of environmental quality. The Agency also works with industries and all levels of government in a wide variety of voluntary pollution prevention programs and energy conservation efforts.
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) is the advocate for and steward of the state's natural resources. The Department develops and implements policies and programs for the conservation, management, utilization and protection of the state's natural resources based upon scientifically sound resource management, assessment and monitoring, applied research, technology transfer, comprehensive planning, public education, technical assistance and constituent involvement.
Medical University of South Carolina
The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is a public institution of higher learning the purpose of which is to preserve and optimize human life in South Carolina and beyond. The university provides an environment for learning and discovery through education of health care professionals and biomedical scientists, research in the health sciences and provision of comprehensive health care.
MUSCMedical University of South Carolina Health Information
MUSCMedical University of South Carolina Library
MUSCMedical University of South Carolina Clinical Trials (also called medical studies) are health care research projects that test new treatments for various diseases.