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Amendments to Public Health Order of April 5, 2020

The document below contains amendments and additions to the Jefferson County WV Board of Health Order of April 5, 2020. Our staff is continuing to work on specific and detailed guidance related to this public health order. The order was a "broad strokes" document that...

Temporary Suspension of Environmental Applications

Due to the increased workload related to COVID-19, our office will temporarily not be accepting new well and septic applications. We will still handle final inspections and repairs. Our sanitarians are working one-on-one with local businesses to ensure all proper...

Shelter-in-Place Order

In an emergency meeting held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, April 5, 2020, The Jefferson County Board of Health voted to approve the following orders. You can preview or download by clicking below.

Emergency Board of Health Meeting Sunday 4-5-2020

There will be an emergency meeting of the Jefferson County Board of Health on Sunday, April 5, 2020, at 2:00 PM. This will be a virtual meeting via zoom. View or download the agenda below:

Executive Order for Eastern Panhandle

Governor Justice has issued an executive order for the Eastern Panhandle. Provisions of the Executive Order include: Limiting groups to a maximum of 5 people. Directing ALL businesses to require employees to work from home to the maximum extent possible.  Directing...

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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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