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West Virginia Day – Office Closed

On Thursday, June 20, 2019, Jefferson County Health Department will be closed in observance of West Virginia Day. We will reopen 8:00 AM Friday. If you'd like to learn about the history of our state, visit The West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture, and History...

Administrative Rule Proposal

The Jefferson County Board of Health welcomes your comments on the Policy and Procedure on the Permitting of Lots That May Have Obtained Prior Health Department Approval. Comments may be submitted to the address below or emailed to Jefferson County...

Measles Outbreak 2019

From January 1 to June 6, 2019, 1,022 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 28 states. This is an increase of 41 cases from the previous week. This is the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1992 and since measles was declared eliminated...

Opioid Overdose Prevention

We'd like to share the following information on Opioid Overdose Prevention from the National Association of City and County Health Officials (NACCHO):  

Fee for Food Handler’s Class Proposal

As required by §64-51-9 of the Bureau for Public Health Legislative Rule, Health Departments are required to advertise to make the public aware and receive public comment regarding proposed fees for its services. The Jefferson County Health Department is proposing the...

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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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