Here’s a look at health and environmental news from around South Carolina.
MONCKS CORNER, S.C.–Helping children in an emergency just got a little easier thanks to new pediatric equipment Berkeley County EMS received on Wednesday.
Thanks to a donation through Charleston’s 9/11 Heroes Run and a DHEC EMS grant, the agency was able to purchase the Handtevy System.
“With their support, we were able to purchase this life-saving equipment for our pediatric population,” Berkeley County EMS posted on Facebook.
NORTH – The aromas wafting through the North Branch Library on Aug. 24 made visitors think they were in a fine dining restaurant.
The reason for the tantalizing smells was a South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control nutrition class that was underway there.
Each month for the next five months, North Branch Library and SCDHEC will team up to offer the nutrition classes at the library.
COLUMBIA, S.C. – A section of beach along South Carolina’s Grand Strand has been placed under a temporary swimming advisory, the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported today.