Jefferson County, WV Health Department Services

We’ve been getting lots of requests from restaurant owners who want guidance on what they should be doing to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The information copied and linked below was prepared by our Environmental Health staff, based on CDC’s recommendations:

Currently it is recommended that businesses, schools, child care centers, assisted living facilities, senior living facilities, adult day programs, workplaces, community and faith-based organizations, and health care providers operate under CDC’s minimal to moderate risk for implementing mitigation strategies for communities with local COVID-19 transmission. More information on specific strategies can be found at www.cdc.gov/COVID19

Update March 18, 2020
By order of the Governor of West Virginia:
ALL RESTAURANTS, BARS, AND CASINOS SHALL CLOSE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY.
Restaurants may provide carry-out, delivery, or drive-through services, but shall not allow customers to dine inside or in outside seating areas. No sit down service may be provided in any of these establishments.
We encourage all of our food establishments that will be providing carry-out, delivery, or drive-through service to follow recommended guidelines that have been provided to help prevent the spread of this virus. See the recommendations below: