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Updated Food Safety Requirements for 2019

Food Protection Managers - Effective January 1, 2019, whenever food is being prepared or served in food establishment (including temporary food establishments), the “person in charge” on the premises shall be a currently certified Food Protection Manager through one...

Free Flu Shots 2018

We will be offering free flu shots at the times and locations below. The Center for Disease Control and the World Health Organization recommend that everyone gets a yearly seasonal flu shot. Don’t wait, vaccinate! Thursday, October 18, 2018 6:00 - 7:30 PM North...

Flu Shots Are Now Available!

Flu shots are now available at the health department, including high dose for seniors 65 and older. To schedule an appointment call 304-728-8416 and select option 3. We are also in the process of planning several events to offer free flu shots, so check back here for...

National Preparedness Month and Hurricane Florence

The attached press releases from Jefferson County Homeland Security and Emergency Management contain valuable information about Hurricane Florence and preparedness in the event of flooding. If you'd like to sign up for free emergency alerts you can do so at...

Rockwool Facility Construction

The Jefferson County Health Department was not involved in the approval process for the Rockwool plant under construction in Ranson; nor is there any statutory requirement for the company to obtain local health department plan approval. Please direct your questions,...

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