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New Information for Private Well Owners

We've added a new document to our Environmental Services page (also available below) to inform private well owners about well water testing, and how to prevent and treat contaminated wells. This includes a list of laboratories certified to test for microbiological and...

Rabies Alert – Ranson – North George Street

Jefferson County (WV) Health Department has issued a Rabies Alert for the North George Street area of Ranson. The WV Office of Laboratory Services notified us on November 20th, 2019 of a positive test result for the rabies virus from a stray kitten submitted by the...

Flu Shots are Still Available!

We've been hearing from our patients that some providers in the area are out of flu shots - well we have plenty and it's not too late to vaccinate!   Individuals You can schedule an appointment at the health department by calling 304-728-8416 (press option 2 for the...

Rabies Alert – Ranson

RABIES ALERT (Ranson) 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 North Reymann Street area of Ranson. The West Virginia Office of Laboratory...

New Page for Animal Bite and Rabies Information

To keep our community informed about rabies and animal bites, we've added a new page to our website. You can find it under our Environmental Services menu, or by clicking the link below: Key points: 1)...

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