We have been directed by the West Virginia State Health Department to plan for response to all hazards, and to integrate the response with that of local Office of Emergency Services (OES), Law Enforcement, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC).
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Mineral County Health Department provides basic public health services which assess, promote and protect the health status, environment and individual well-being that results in greater opportunity to enjoy a quality life in healthy communities throughout Mineral County. The Mineral Country Health Department is supported by federal, state, and county funding through various contracts and grants. Health services are provided to persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, or handicap.
Free COVID-19 Testing Kits provided daily for those that are underinsured or non-insured. Vaccine available for those 5 years of age and older. Call us today for more information and availability. Click here for more WV State Data on current COVID-19 trends.
The health department is tasked with ensuring the health and well-being of the citizens and visitors to our community. This is accomplished by educating the public, offering services, and by enforcing public health laws through the various permitted programs we offer and inspect.
We offer a wide range of services that include blood pressure screening, breast and cervical cancer screening, communicable disease prevention, family planning, HIV/Aids testing and counseling, Immunizations, lab testing, STD testing and counseling, and tuberculosis screening
Regular physical activity is a must for good health. Exercise reduces the risk of multiple diseases, including several types of cancer. It also strengthens bones and joints, helps lower blood pressure, boosts immunity, improves sleep and more. Experts recommend both aerobic and muscle-strengthening activities (e.g., push-ups or weightlifting).