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Health Department News & Alerts

The Jefferson County Health Department will use our News Posts to notify our county’s citizens of health updates that impact them. Browse our posts below, and be sure to sign up for Alerts to receive these notifications by email!

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...

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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...

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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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West Virginia Day – Office Closed

On Thursday, June 20, 2019, Jefferson County Health Department will be closed in observance of West Virginia Day. We will reopen 8:00 AM Friday. If you'd like to learn about the history of our state, visit The West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture, and History...

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Administrative Rule Proposal

The Jefferson County Board of Health welcomes your comments on the Policy and Procedure on the Permitting of Lots That May Have Obtained Prior Health Department Approval. Comments may be submitted to the address below or emailed to info@jchdwv.org. Jefferson County...

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Measles Outbreak 2019

From January 1 to June 6, 2019, 1,022 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 28 states. This is an increase of 41 cases from the previous week. This is the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1992 and since measles was declared eliminated...

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Back-to-School Shots 2019

To ensure every child in Jefferson County has the opportunity to be vaccinated before the new school year, we will be scheduling extra appointments for Back-to-School Shots on Tuesdays and Thursdays from May 21 through August 15, 2019. Students entering 7th and 12th...

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Narcan Training 5-17-2019

Health Department staff will provide free Narcan training at Jefferson Community Ministries (238 W Washington St, Charles Town, WV 25414) on Friday May 17 at 6:00pm. This training is free and open to the public. Participants will learn how to administer life-saving...

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Upcoming Board Meetings

Aug
9
Fri
9:00 am Board of Health Meeting @ Jefferson County Public Services Building
Board of Health Meeting @ Jefferson County Public Services Building
Aug 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Board of Health Meeting @ Jefferson County Public Services Building | Kearneysville | West Virginia | United States
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Sep
13
Fri
9:00 am Board of Health Meeting @ Jefferson County Public Services Building
Board of Health Meeting @ Jefferson County Public Services Building
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Board of Health Meeting @ Jefferson County Public Services Building | Kearneysville | West Virginia | United States
Click here to view the meeting agenda.
Oct
11
Fri
9:00 am Board of Health Meeting @ Jefferson County Public Services Building
Board of Health Meeting @ Jefferson County Public Services Building
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Board of Health Meeting @ Jefferson County Public Services Building | Kearneysville | West Virginia | United States
Click here to view the meeting agenda.
Nov
8
Fri
9:00 am Board of Health Meeting @ Jefferson County Public Services Building
Board of Health Meeting @ Jefferson County Public Services Building
Nov 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Board of Health Meeting @ Jefferson County Public Services Building | Kearneysville | West Virginia | United States
Click here to view the meeting agenda.
Dec
13
Fri
9:00 am Board of Health Meeting @ Jefferson County Public Services Building
Board of Health Meeting @ Jefferson County Public Services Building
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Board of Health Meeting @ Jefferson County Public Services Building | Kearneysville | West Virginia | United States
Click here to view the meeting agenda.

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