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.
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