Live Healthy: DHEC’s Health & Environment Blog

Live Healthy: DHEC’s Health & Environment Blog

DHEC in the News: Beach Water Advisories, Champions of the Environment

April 29, 2019

Here's a look at health and environmental news around South Carolina.


What state health officials want beach-goers to know about water advisories

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WPDE)  It's officially beach season in Myrtle Beach and with that comes water advisories. However, officials with the South Carolina Department of Health say bacteria in the water advisories don't mean the beach is closed for swimming. 

DHEC's Champions of the Environment Program

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) - Each year eight schools statewide are awarded a Champions of the Environment Grant for their environmental education projects.


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