Zika Update

WV reported its first confirmed case of the Zika virus in March 2016

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Permit Applications

Forms for everything you need to become a food service worker to running an adult day care center

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Disaster Planning

Access our public health guide for disaster planning and recovery

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Welcome to the Upshur-Buckhannon Health Department

The mission of the Upshur County Health Department is to provide quality health, environmental and threat preparedness services that are accessible to all by partnering with our community.

Public Notice

LIGHT Project (HARM REDUCTION/SYRINGE ACCESS Program)

Living in Good Health Together

When: Second Thursday of Every Month

Beginning May 10, 2018 at both locations

Where: Upshur – Buckhannon Health Department, Back Lot, look for the white van

Time: 10:00 AM – Noon

The intersection of Route 4 and Route 19 at the Y in the road near Walkersville, WV, look for the white van

Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Call Milan Puskar Health Right at 304-292-8234 for more information. No ID required.

 

 

Shingle vaccines are now available to people 60 years old or older

Adult Hepatitis A & B vaccines NOW available.

 

Effective June 12, 2015: Food Service Workers wanting to get a statewide food handler card can get one at the Health Department after completing the Food Handler Class at the Senior Center or the Tap-Series on-line course. Those completing the on-line course will need to bring in their certificate of completion, to obtain the statewide card. There is an additional $10.00 fee to obtain the statewide food handler card.

Food handler training is held the first Monday of each month at the Upshur County Senior Center at 1:00pm. If the first Monday falls on a holiday, contact the Health Department to find out when the next Food Handler class is scheduled. There is a $10.00 (county card) $20.00 (statewide card) registration fee. Those unable to attend can go to www.tapseries.com and complete the web base course.

 

New Office Hours beginning July 9, 2018

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Wednesday 8:30 am – 8:00 pm, from 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm (NURSING ONLY) Blood pressures, PPD’s, Pregnancy tests and Immunizations

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VISION: ENSURE A SAFE, HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT FOR ALL WHO LIVE, WORK AND PLAY IN UPSHUR COUNTY.