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Latest News and Notes

Health Department Launches New Site!

In an effort to better serve our community, we have upgraded its website with the latest on all our services provided.

Posted on Aug 24, 2015

Mineral County, WV Health Rankings 

Congrats to Mineral County...over the last 5 years our community's overall health has improved from 31st to 15th out of 55 counties in WV. This would not happen without our citizens, partners and my health department staff working together to improve our overall health and well being!

Posted on Apr 11, 2015

Charles Bess Named New Health Officer

Health Department has new Health Officer for the first time since 1989.
Posted on Jul 28, 2014

Our Vision

All county residents enjoy a safe environment and healthy quality of life in active, vibrant communities throughout Mineral County.

Our Mission

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.