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Rabies Alert – Kearneysville

RABIES ALERT (Kearneysville) 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 Dalgo Lane area of Kearneysville. The West Virginia Office of...

Reminder – Back-to-School Shots

Just 4 weeks until school starts! Our appointment book is filling up quickly, so if your child needs any vaccines before the start of the school year call us today to schedule an appointment.* How do I know if my child needs any shots? You may have received a...

Welcome Dr. Reidy

Jefferson County Health Department is pleased to welcome our new Health Officer, Dr. Terrence Reidy. Dr. Reidy is a practicing oncologist at WVU Medicine who holds a masters degree in public health, and has served as Berkeley County Health Officer since 2017. We're...

Closed July 5 2019

We will be closed on Friday, July 5, 2019 because Governor Jim Justice has declared a holiday for all state employees. We are currently working on getting all Friday appointments and meetings rescheduled. Regular hours will resume on Monday, July 8. Happy Independence...

No TB tests Monday 7/1/19

We will not be able to administer tuberculosis tests on Monday, July 1, due to the office being closed the following Thursday for Independence Day. We will still do risk assessments and screening letters. Regular TB testing schedule will resume on July 8.

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