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Prevent. Promote. Protect.

The mission of Monongalia County Health Department (MCHD) is to prevent disease, promote healthy living and protect our community.

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Environmental Health

Environmental Health helps to protect the health of the citizens of Monongalia County by regulating the food, water, land, public spaces and businesses of Monongalia County. Learn more about Environmental Health.

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Threat Preparedness

MCHD Threat Preparedness provides public health preparedness and response capabilities to protect the community from natural and man-made threats. Learn more about Threat Preparedness.

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Dentistry

MCHD Dentistry proudly provides quality preventive, restorative, therapeutic and cosmetic dental care for children and adults in a caring, professional environment. Learn more about MCHD Dentistry.

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MCHD WIC

MCHD WIC provides nutrition, breastfeeding support, health education and other services, free of charge, to pregnant women, mothers, infants and children up to the age of 5 who qualify. Learn more about WIC.

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Clinical Services

MCHD Clinical Services has served generations of Monongalia County residents with their medical needs ranging from adult and childhood vaccines to breast and cervical cancer screenings. Learn more about Clinical Services.

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Environmental Health

Environmental Health helps to protect the health of the citizens of Monongalia County by regulating the food, water, land, public spaces and businesses of Monongalia County. Learn more about Environmental Health.

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Threat Preparedness

MCHD Threat Preparedness provides public health preparedness and response capabilities to protect the community from natural and man-made threats. Learn more about Threat Preparedness.

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Vector Control – Ticks, Mosquitoes, etc.

Some animals and insects, such as rodents, mosquitoes and ticks, can spread diseases to humans. Although these animals and insects are a natural part of the environment where we live, by minimizing our contact with them we can help to preve...

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Vector Control – Ticks, Mosquitoes, etc.

Nutrition Counseling and Education (WIC)

Nutritionists and registered dietitians provide nutrition assessments along with nutrition counseling and education for WIC participants. Nutritionists and dietitians also prescribe the WIC food package tailored to the individual participan...

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Nutrition Counseling and Education (WIC)

Naloxone/Narcan

Save lives. Naloxone HCL (Narcan) is a medication that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose, a result of consuming or using one or more opioid-related drugs. In order for those struggling with substance abuse to receive help, they ...

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Naloxone/Narcan

Food Safety Training

Monongalia County Health Department offers three levels of food safety training: food manager certification, person-in-charge training and food worker training. Download the 2023 Food Safety Training Schedule Food worker training Food wo...

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Food Safety Training

COVID-19 Vaccines and Testing

Ages 6 months and up are eligible for a COVID vaccine. Bivalent boosters are available to those who are eligible. Make an appointment for a COVID vaccine at Monongalia County Health Department by calling 304-598-5119, or watch our social me...

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COVID-19 Vaccines and Testing

Breastfeeding

There is no better food than breast milk for a baby’s first year of life. Breastfeeding provides many health, nutritional and emotional benefits to both mother and baby. Mothers enrolled in the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program are ...

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Breastfeeding

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Our diverse team of highly skilled, experienced and dedicated professionals are collectively focused on the health and well-being of our community.

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News & Announcements

Happy holidays and get a free flu shot!

Clinical Services

Dec. 7, 2022 - By Mary Wade Burnside Maybe you’ve put the lights up on the house, done some holiday shopping and started planning a fantastic meal to share with extended fami...

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MCHD’s Dr. Lee Smith attends Summit on COVID-19 Equity at White House

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Dec. 7, 2022 - MORGANTOWN, WV (Dec. 7, 2022) — As the COVID-19 pandemic continued and some populations expressed hesitancy about getting a vaccine, a group of health care work...

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World AIDS Day reminds us that awareness is key

Clinical Services

Dec. 1, 2022 - On this day in 1988, the World Health Organization (WHO) held the very first World AIDS Day. The idea was to highlight human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which...

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Monongalia County Health Department

(304) 598-5100

453 Van Voorhis Road
Morgantown, WV 26505


Dentistry

(304) 598-5108

Environmental Health

(304) 598-5131

Threat Preparedness

(304) 225-0268

Clinical Services

(304) 598-5119

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