Entries by Laura Stickel

February is American Heart Month

Take Action for your Heart: Get Started! Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, but it can often be prevented. Adopting a heart-healthy lifestyle can help you reduce the risk of heart disease and its risk factors. Take Action to protect your heart by following these tips. *Get Enough Quality […]

Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. Announces Voluntary Recall of Limited Number of Salad Kits Due to Possible Health Risk from Listeria Monocytogenes

Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. Announces Voluntary Recall of Limited Number of Salad Kits Due to Possible Health Risk from Listeria Monocytogenes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –Monterey, CA–February 8, 2024–Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. is voluntarily recalling from the market a limited number of Dole-branded and private label salad kits described below, which were processed on the same […]

Public Health Day at the Legislature 2024

On February 1, 2024, Doddridge County Health Department (Heather Amos, Administrator) traveled to Charleston to participate in Public Health Day at the Legislature. During her visit, she was able to meet and speak with Delegate Phil Mallow, Senator Tom Takubo, Senator Charles Clements, and Senator Mike Maroney about upcoming bills concerning public health as well […]

Reaching At-Risk Population in an Emergency

Doddridge County Emergency Responders and Managers need to know how to identify, locate, and reach all affected groups in an emergency. It can be challenging to reach some of the groups of people most at risk. By completing the form below and returning to Doddridge County Health Department, this will help us put a plan […]

Free Radon Test Kits Now Available at Doddridge County Health Department

28% of West Virginia Homes Have High Levels of Cancer-Causing Radon Gas An American Lung Association report says that high levels of radon have been detected in 28.5% of West Virginia homes. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer and the “State of Lung Cancer” report reveals that it is detected at high […]

Voluntary Recall: Select Batches of Nutramigen Powder (Baby Formula)

Voluntary Recall: Select Batches of Nutramigen Powder (Baby Formula) Reckitt/Mead Johnson Nutrition (MJN), a producer of nutrition products, announced today that it has voluntarily chosen to recall from the U.S. market select batches of Nutramigen Powder, a specialty infant formula for the dietary management of Cows Milk Allergy (CMA) in 12.6 and 19.8 oz cans, […]

28% of West Virginia Homes Have High Levels of Cancer-Causing Radon Gas

28% of West Virginia Homes Have High Levels of Cancer-Causing Radon Gas An American Lung Association report says that high levels of radon have been detected in 28.5% of West Virginia homes. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer and the “State of Lung Cancer” report reveals that it is detected at high […]