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 County Health Department

The mission of the Upshur County Health Department is to protect, promote, and maintain the health of the entire population of Upshur County. This is to be accomplished by providing a healthier and safer environment, promoting healthier lifestyles, and providing services (i.e. immunizations, pediatric services, etc.) which will improve the health of citizens of the county, resulting in less illness, better overall ´╗┐health and well-being and greater longevity of life.

Public Notice

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