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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...

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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...

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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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Free Flu Shots 2017

We will be administering free flu shots on the following dates: 10/03/2017, 5:00-7:00pm at Blue Ridge Elementary 10/04/2017, 5:00-7:00pm at Ranson Elementary 10/11/2017, 5:00-7:00pm at North Jefferson Elementary  No residency restrictions. Vaccines offered at this...

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Flu Shots 2017-2018

The Center for Disease Control recommends that everyone 6 months and older get a yearly flu shot by the end of October. Starting today we will be taking walk-ins for flu shots on Mondays from 9:00 - 11:00 AM and Fridays from 9:00 - 11:00 AM & 1:00 - 3:00 PM.  If...

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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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