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Serving the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia
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The Jefferson County Board of Health/Jefferson County Health Department are proposing Environmental Fee increases. Click here to see the proposed changes.

Click here to see the Jefferson County Board of Health/Jefferson County Health Department Health Fees for Permits and Services Rule.

The Jefferson County Health Department now accepts Credit Card payments on our Website. We will be accepting Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express. Credit Card payments will incur a 3.99% processing fee. 

Flu Vaccinations

Flu Vaccinations are now available by appointment. Please call 304-728-8416 to schedule today!

The Jefferson County Health Department is currently inviting applications for our Sanitarian Supervisor position.

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We were notified on May 14th of a cat that tested positive for Rabies from the New Plum Tree Court area of Charles Town. If you or your animals may have had contact with the cat please notify us at 304-728-8416 ext 3037. ... See MoreSee Less
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**OPEN FOR PUBLIC COMMENT**The Jefferson County Board of Health approved the proposed "Jefferson County Board of Health Environmental Health Fees for Permits and Services Rule" with a fee increase to be put out for a 30-day public comment period. Public comments will be accepted until June 10, 2024 at midnight. Public comments can be sent via email to JeffersonBOH@wv.gov or submitted in writing to the Jefferson County Health Department, 1948 Wiltshire Rd. Suite 1, Kearneysville, WV 25430. Questions about the proposed rule may be submitted to Gillian.R.Olsen@wv.gov. The rule as well as a chart showing the current fees vs. proposed increased fees and a justification for the increase of these fees is below. ... See MoreSee Less
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Our next Board of Health meeting is this Friday, May 10, 2024 at 9:00 am. You may join us in person at the Jefferson County Public Services Center Training Room located at 1948 Wiltshire Rd, Entrance B or online via zoom using the following link. To sign up for public comment email JeffersonBOH@wv.gov or call 304-728-8416 prior to the meeting. us02web.zoom.us/j/87314440147?pwd=dW55WHNaeUd4OGhwSU5BZmR1K2FEZz09 ... See MoreSee Less
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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.