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The Jefferson County Health Department will use our News Posts to notify our county’s citizens of health updates that impact them. Browse our posts using the menu at right, and be sure to sign up for Alerts to receive these notifications in your email Inbox!

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...

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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...

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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 you...

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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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