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Giant Hogweed – Invasive Species

Giant hogweed has been spotted for the first time nearby in Virginia.  This invasive plant, which can produce severe burns and blisters, was confirmed in Berryville by the Virginia Cooperative Extension. Giant hogweed, which is heavily regulated in Virginia, is one of...

7th and 12th Grade Shots 6-8-2018

To help make sure every student gets vaccinated on time, JCHD will be at Harpers Ferry Middle School on Friday, June 8, 2018 from 1:30 to 3:30pm. No appointment needed, just walk in! This is the same day, time, and location that Harpers Ferry Family Medicine will be...

Job Opening: Sanitarian I

We are currently accepting applications for a Sanitarian I position. Education/Training: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university. Applicants with a major in Public Health, Environmental Health, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biology, Physical...

Hazard Mitigation Plan Survey

Jefferson County is in the process of updating its Hazard Mitigation Plan. We would like your input about mitigation projects that the Health Department would participate in. Would you support risk reduction from a variety of hazards in your community? Tell us!...

Harm Reduction Discussion 3-28-18

Harm Reduction Community Discussion with Family Support Wednesday, March 38, 2018 6:30pm North Jefferson Elementary School 6996 Charles Town Road, Kearneysville Has injection drug use hurt your neighbors, friends, or family? Have you seen too much death and disease...