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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

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:

With Internet:

  • 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.

Without Internet:

  • 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

COVID-19 Vaccine Waitlist Now Open to Ages 70 and Older

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

Free COVID-19 Testing November 30 thru December 5

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Jefferson County Health Department, 1948 Wiltshire Road, Kearneysville, WV 25430

2:30 PM – 6:30 PM, Shepherd University, 164 University Drive, Shepherdstown, WV 25443

As part of Gov. Jim Justice’s initiative to increase testing opportunities for all West Virginians, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, the Jefferson County Health Department, and the West Virginia National Guard are providing FREE testing for COVID-19 at the above locations November 30 – December 5, 2020.

This Testing is available to all individuals in Jefferson County, including asymptomatic individuals. Proof of insurance is NOT required. Attendees should bring identification, such as a driver’s license or proof of address, to help in returning test results. Those under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Testing is conducted on a first-come, first-served basis – no appointment needed. Pre-registration is recommended – creating an account before you go to the testing site will get you tested faster and make it easier for you to access your results.

Results are usually available in 3-4 days via wv.getmycovidresult.com. This is a diagnostic PCR test and will only show if you have a current infection, not if you have previously been infected and recovered.

Find more free testing locations here.

Please direct any questions to the Health Department at 304-728-8416, or email us at JeffersonLHD@wv.gov

Free COVID-19 Testing November 21-24

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM, Shepherd University, 164 University Drive, Shepherdstown, WV

12:30 PM – 3:30 PM, Jefferson County Health Department, 1948 Wiltshire Road, Kearneysville, WV

4:30 PM – 6:30 PM, Washington High School, 300 Washington Patriot Drive, Charles Town, WV

As part of Gov. Jim Justice’s initiative to increase testing opportunities for all West Virginians, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, the Jefferson County Health Department Department, and the West Virginia National Guard are providing FREE testing for COVID-19 at the above locations November 21 – 24, 2020.

This Testing is available to all individuals in Jefferson County, including asymptomatic individuals. Proof of insurance is NOT required. Attendees should bring identification, such as a driver’s license or proof of address, to help in returning test results. Those under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Testing is conducted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Results are usually available in 3-4 days via wv.getmycovidresult.com. This is a diagnostic PCR test and will only show if you have a current infection, not if you have previously been infected and recovered.

Find more free testing locations here.

Please direct any questions to the Health Department at 304-728-8416, or email us at JeffersonLHD@wv.gov

Contact Tracing – Answer the Call

If you are waiting for a COVID-19 test result, get ready in case someone from the health department calls you to check on your health, discuss who you’ve been around recently, and ask you to stay home to self-isolate if you aren’t doing so already. Cooperating with contact tracers keeps you, your family, and your community safe. Answer the call and help slow the spread of COVID-19.

Please take a moment to add the phone numbers below to your contacts so you’ll know if someone at the health department is trying to reach you:
304-728-8416 (Jefferson County Health Department’s main number)
866-611-0661 (West Virginia’s statewide contact tracing number)

Free COVID-19 Testing November 16-21

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM, Shepherd University, 164 University Drive, Shepherdstown, WV

12:30 PM – 3:30 PM, Jefferson County Health Department, 1948 Wiltshire Road, Kearneysville, WV

4:30 PM – 6:30 PM, Washington High School, 300 Washington Patriot Drive, Charles Town, WV

As part of Gov. Jim Justice’s initiative to increase testing opportunities for all West Virginians, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, the Jefferson County Health Department Department, and the West Virginia National Guard are providing FREE testing for COVID-19 at the above locations on November 16 – 21, 2020.

This Testing is available to all individuals in Jefferson County, including asymptomatic individuals. Proof of insurance is NOT required. Attendees should bring identification, such as a driver’s license or proof of address, to help in returning test results. Those under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

NOTE: Testing is conducted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please direct any questions to the Health Department at 304-728-8416, or email us at JeffersonLHD@wv.gov

Free Coronavirus Testing November 9-14

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM, Shepherd University, 164 University Drive, Shepherdstown, WV

12:30 PM – 3:30 PM, Jefferson County Health Department, 1948 Wiltshire Road, Kearneysville, WV

4:30 PM – 6:30 PM, Washington High School, 300 Washington Patriot Drive, Charles Town, WV

As part of Gov. Jim Justice’s initiative to increase testing opportunities for all West Virginians, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, the Jefferson County Health Department Department, and the West Virginia National Guard are providing FREE testing for COVID-19 at the above locations from November 9 through November 14, 2020.

This Testing is available to all individuals in Jefferson County, including asymptomatic individuals. Proof of insurance is NOT required.

Attendees should bring identification, such as a driver’s license or proof of address, to help in returning test results. Those under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

NOTE: Testing is conducted on a first-come, first-served basis.

FREE COVID-19 Testing This Week

UPDATE EFFECTIVE 11/4/2020: Please note updated testing hours in red.

As part of Gov. Jim Justice’s initiative to increase testing opportunities for all West Virginians, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, the Jefferson County Health Department Department, and the West Virginia National Guard are providing FREE testing for COVID-19 at the following 3 locations from Monday, November 2, through Saturday, November 7:

Sam Michael’s Park,  12:00—8:00 PM
235 Sam Michael’s Lane, Harpers Ferry WV 25425

Page Jackson Elementary, 4:00—8:00 PM
370 Page Jackson School Rd, Charles Town , WV 25414

Shepherd University,  10:00 AM—6:00 PM 3:00 PM
164 University Drive (outside the Wellness Center), Shepherdstown, WV 25443

This Testing is available to all individuals in Jefferson County, including asymptomatic individuals. Proof of insurance is NOT required.

Attendees should bring identification, such as a driver’s license or proof of address, to help in returning test results. Those under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

NOTE: Testing is conducted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Free COVID-19 Testing at Ranson Civic Center

Friday, October 30, 10AM-5PM
Saturday, October 31, 12PM-6PM
Sunday, November 1, 3PM-8PM

As part of Gov. Jim Justice’s initiative to increase testing opportunities for all West Virginians, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, the Jefferson County Health Department, and the National Guard are providing FREE COVID-19 testing  in the Ranson Civic Center parking lot. This testing is available to all individuals in Jefferson County, including asymptomatic individuals. Proof of insurance is NOT required.
Attendees should bring identification, such as a driver’s license or proof of address, to help in returning test results. Those under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
NOTE: Testing will be conducted on a first-come, first-served basis.

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