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Rabies Alert – Shenandoah Junction

RABIES ALERT (Shenandoah Junction) DO NOT TOUCH OR HANDLE WILDLIFE OR STRAY ANIMALS This is a public health notification that the Jefferson County (WV) Health Department has issued a Rabies Alert for the Edgewood School Road area of Shenandoah Junction. The West...

TB Testing Schedule Change

We are happy to announce that beginning in February we will be increasing the number of days we offer screening and testing for tuberculosis to Monday, Tuesday, and Friday from 9:00-11:00 in the morning and from 1:00-3:00 in the afternoon. We will accept walk-ins for...

Weather Delay 01-08-2020

We will open at 11:00am today due to the inclement weather.

No Food Handler Cards on 1-8-20

Due to a computer outage we will not be able to issue food handlers' cards on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience this service disruption may cause, and look forward to getting you your food handler card on the next available date of Monday,...

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

For Cervical Health Awareness Month, we'd like to talk about human papillomavirus (HPV) and it's connection to cervical cancer. More than 13,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year, and over 80% of these cases are caused by HPV, a vaccine-preventable...

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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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