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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!

Climate Change and Public Health

It seems like we hear people talk about “climate change” every day, but is it really a problem here in Jefferson County?  Here are some links to help answer this and other questions about climate change.  For instance, 2018 was the wettest year in our region since...

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Proposed Septic Appeals Process

The following policy has been posted for a public comment period prior to the April 2, 2019 Board of Health Meeting. Comments may be submitted by email to JeffersonLHD@wv.gov or mail to Jefferson County Health Department, 1948 Wiltshire Road Suite 1, Kearneysville WV...

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Open at 10:00AM 2/21/19

We will open at 10:00AM today February 21, 2019. For more information or to sign up for emergency alerts click the link below: http://local.nixle.com/alert/7125944

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Closed 2/20/19

Due to the increasing snow and ice Jefferson County Government Offices will be closed today. For more information or to sign up for emergency alerts click the link below: http://local.nixle.com/alert/7123346/ If you have to travel today, please drive safely and...

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Phone Problems February 8 2019

We (and other county agencies) are having periodic issues with our phones. We are working to resolve this as quickly as possible. The best way to reach us in the meantime is to email JeffersonLHD@wv.gov.

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Phone Problems Jan 23 2019

UPDATE 1/24/19: Phones are working now. Frontier lines are down in Jefferson County. We cannot make phone calls, but are occasionally receiving them. We do not currently have a timeline of when this will be repaired, but will update you as soon as we have additional...

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Weather delay Jan. 14 2019

UPDATE: We are closed today.  https://local.nixle.com/alert/7043752/ Due to the inclement weather we will open at 11:00 AM today, Monday January 14, 2019. For more information or to sign up for Jefferson County Emergency Alerts click...

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Closed 12-05-2018

We will be closed on Wednesday December 5, 2018 in observance of the National Day of Mourning. Click the link below to read the declaration from Governor Jim Justice....

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Inclement Weather 11-16-18

JCHD will be opening at 10:00 AM today. We apologize for any inconvenience. "JEFFERSON COUNTY GOVERNMENT OFFICES WILL BE OPENING ON A 2 HOUR DELAY TODAY 11/16 BY AUTHORITY OF COUNTY COMMISSION PRESIDENT JOSH COMPTON"...

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Inclement Weather 11-15-18

UPDATE: We are closed today. "JEFFERSON COUNTY GOVERNMENT OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED TODAY 11/15 BY AUTHORITY OF COUNTY COMMISSION PRESIDENT JOSH COMPTON" https://local.nixle.com/alert/6927856/ Jefferson County Health Department will open at 10:00am today. We apologize...

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