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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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Part-Time Medical Coding and Billing Specialist

Jefferson County Health Department is now offering part-time contractual employment for an experienced medical coding and billing specialist. A strong, working knowledge of Office Ally is required. The work will include entering protected health information in...
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Free Narcan Training

Narcan Training 8/11/17 7:00PM In 2015, people in Jefferson County died from drug overdose at a rate of more than one a month, with no evidence rates have slowed significantly this year. Some of those deaths were preventable, had the individual been given the opioid...
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Recovery Coach Academy

The Jefferson and Berkeley County Health Departments are sponsoring a Recovery Coach Academy in Martinsburg, August 28th to September 1, 2017.  What is A Recovery Coach? Anyone interested in promoting recovery by removing barriers and obstacles to recovery and serving...
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Back-to-School Shots

Three things you should know: Jefferson County Schools' first day is  August 21, 2017. West Virginia requires that all 7th-graders show proof of Tdap and meningococcal vaccination, and 12th-graders show proof of a second meningococcal vaccination. JCHD is committed to...
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The Observer Interviews Our Own Dr Dave

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