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Our mission is to protect the health of the public through the provision of public health services including communicable and reportable disease services, community health promotion, environmental health services and threat preparedness. This is accomplished through clinics, educational material, enforcement, disease control, planning, immunization, technical assistance and inspections. Our medical services are available to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin or ability to pay.

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Naloxone Training December 13

On Wednesday, December 13, 2017 we will be hosting a free naloxone training event at 6:00pm.  All participants will be trained to administer this life-saving medication in the event of an opioid overdose and will receive a free naloxone rescue kit. Please register on...

Clinic Schedule Changes December 2017

Due to shortage of nursing staff the following schedule changes will begin December 1, 2017:   1) Walk-in times for flu shots and TB skin tests will only be on Mondays from 9:00-11:00am. 2) We will not be able to accept any new syringe exchange clients until further...

Emergency Preparedness Position

Jefferson County Health Department is now offering part-time employment for an Emergency Preparedness position with experience in emergency planning, communication, and information management. Previous training in the FEMA NIMS classes is required. This is a great...

Walk-In School Shots

Thursday 10/5/17, 9:00AM-3:00PM The Jefferson County Health Department is being inundated with an increased number of phone calls for students who have missed the deadline to get required immunizations.  In light of this, we have decided to allow walk-ins this...

Narcan Training 10/10/17

Free Narcan Training at 3:30pm 10/10/17 West Virginia is in crisis - we now have one of the highest overdose rates in the US. In 2015, people in Jefferson County died from overdose at a rate of more than one per month. Some of these deaths were preventable, had the...

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