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Climate Change and Public Health

It seems like we hear people talk about “climate change” every day, but is it really a problem here in Jefferson County?  Here are some links to help answer this and other questions about climate change.  For instance, 2018 was the wettest year in our region since...

Proposed Septic Appeals Process

The following policy has been posted for a public comment period prior to the April 2, 2019 Board of Health Meeting. Comments may be submitted by email to or mail to Jefferson County Health Department, 1948 Wiltshire Road Suite 1, Kearneysville WV...

Open at 10:00AM 2/21/19

We will open at 10:00AM today February 21, 2019. For more information or to sign up for emergency alerts click the link below:

Closed 2/20/19

Due to the increasing snow and ice Jefferson County Government Offices will be closed today. For more information or to sign up for emergency alerts click the link below: If you have to travel today, please drive safely and...

Phone Problems February 8 2019

We (and other county agencies) are having periodic issues with our phones. We are working to resolve this as quickly as possible. The best way to reach us in the meantime is to email

YOUR Safety Is OUR Mission

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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