The Jefferson County Health Department will be CLOSED on Monday 02/15/21 for Presidents’ Day.
The Jefferson County Health Department will open at 11:00am Thursday 02/11/21 due to inclement weather. Please check our website for future updates.
The Jefferson County Health Department is CLOSED Tuesday 02/02/21 due to inclement weather.
The Jefferson County Health Department will be opening at 11:00am on Tuesday, February 2nd due to inclement weather.
The Jefferson County Health Department will be closed Monday, February 1st due to inclement weather.
The special Board of Health meeting will be held on Tuesday January 26, 2021 at 9:00am. Please refer to the agenda for more details.
The next community vaccination clinic will be by appointment only. Please follow the instructions below to schedule an appointment.
BERKELEY, MORGAN & JEFFERSON COUNTY REGIONAL COMMUNITY COVID-19 VACCINE APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING
*** For WV Residents Ages 65 and over.
How to Schedule:
- Utilize the following link to schedule online ASAP: https://help.gst.com/vaccinereg/ .You will receive a callback with your appointment date and time.
- You will need to provide an accurate phone # and email address (listing of medication and insurance information is not required).
- Please be sure to select your correct county of residence.
- If you do not have internet access, please call: 304-267-1304.
Please be patient:
- Vaccine supplies are still limited as interest in receiving the vaccine continues to grow.
To stay up to date on the state vaccine information, please visit the vaccine webpage: https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/Pages/Vaccine.aspx
Our COVID-19 vaccine waitlist is now open for ages 70 years and older. Please refer to the instructions below for how to be added to our waitlist.
If you are 70 years or older, a resident of Jefferson County and are interested in being added to our COVID-19 vaccine waiting list, please fill out the “contact us” section on our web site here: https://www.jchdwv.org/about/contact/
If you do not have access to the internet, please call the Health Department at 304-728-8416 to be added to the waiting list. Due to the high number of phone calls we are receiving, you may have to leave us a message. We are asking that you send your request through our website instead of calling, if possible. If you have already called or emailed the Health Department asking us to add you to the waiting list, you do not need to contact us again. We will contact everyone who sends us a request to let them know they have been added to the list.
We do not know when vaccines will be available for other age groups or for people with underlying conditions. We will continue to update you when we have more vaccine available. All questions about this or any other COVID-19 vaccine questions should be addressed to the State’s vaccine call line: 1-833-734-0965.
To stay up to date on the State vaccine information, please visit the vaccine webpage: https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/Pages/Vaccine.aspx
The Jefferson County Board of Health has received updated fees for permits issued from the State of West Virginia. The revised rates can be downloaded below. You may also request a copy by email or in person at the Health Department.
Comments will be received until September 4, 2020. Comments may be sent by email to JeffersonLHD@wv.gov or by mail to the address below:
Jefferson County Board of Health
1948 Wiltshire Road, Suite 1
Kearneysville, WV 25430
Environmental Health Fees 2020
This is a public health notification that the Jefferson County (WV) Health Department has issued a Rabies Alert for the South Childs Road area of Kearneysville.
The WV Office of Laboratory Services notified our office (JCHD) on July 14th, 2020 of a “POSITIVE” test result for the rabies virus from a – RACCOON – submitted by us, from the above area.
If you believe that you or someone else had contact with this animal, please call the Jefferson County Health Department at (304) 728-8416 ext. 3037
All Citizens are also being reminded to make sure your animals are currently vaccinated against rabies and to avoid contact with wildlife!
Do not Feed or Approach Wildlife, including feral cats.