Developed as a primary method to share information with federal, state, territorial, and local public health practitioners, clinicians, and public health laboratories, CDC’s Health Alert Network (HAN) is the primary method to share information on urgent public health incidents. The State of West Virginia has a similar system (WV-HAN) designed to share information on urgent public health incidents specific to West Virginia.
Jefferson County Health Department distributes this information via the West Virginia Public Health Alert System. If you are a healthcare provider or other local agency in Jefferson County and would like to receive these alerts, you can contact us by email or phone to sign up. Advisories and alerts will also be posted below as they occur: