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“Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk”
On Super Bowl Sunday, February 12, 2023, millions of fans will gather with family and friends to watch one of the nation’s most popular sporting events. There will also be lots of socializing that may include drinking. If you’re hosting a Super Bowl party or out watching the game with...Learn more
“Pink & Pearl” Pink is routinely associated with breast cancer, the most diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in West Virginia. Pearl represents lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer deaths of both men and women in West Virginia.
“Wear Teal” Friday, January 20, 2023 to help raise Cervical Cancer awareness and show support.
WV Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program (WVBCCSP) has designated Friday, January 20, 2023 as "Wear Teal Day" to help raise Cervical Cancer Awareness. Please join Doddridge County Health Department Friday, January 20, 2023, in spreading awareness and show support by wearing teal. Please feel free to share photos on...Learn more
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...Learn more
April 11-15, 2022 STD Awareness Week
April 11-15, 2022 STD Awareness Week Individuals If you are sexually active, or thinking of becoming sexually active, it is important that you Talk. Test. Treat. to protect...Learn more
Are you or someone you know interested in volunteering?
Are you or someone you know interested in becoming a Volunteer? Volunteers are a vital part of the planning process for community survival in a time of crisis. There is no age limit to be a volunteer! We will be holding a Volunteer Meeting/Training on June 22, 2023, at Doddridge...Learn more
Asthma and Allergy Awareness
Reducing Allergens in Your Home Avoiding asthma triggers may help reduce the inflammation in your lungs, reduce symptoms, and reduce your need for emergency relief medication. Indoor allergy triggers, such as dust or animal dander, could affect your asthma if you are sensitive to them, and using a strategy that...Learn more
Back to School Immunization Clinic 8/14/2023 4pm-6pm
Back to School Immunization Clinic August 14, 2023, 4pm-6pm Doddridge County Health Department Please call 304-873-1531 for information or to schedule appointment ...Learn more
Baker Farms Issues Voluntarily Recall on 16-Ounce Kroger Bagged Collard Greens Due to Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Contamination
October 20, 2023 – Baker Farms of Norman Park, GA is voluntarily recalling a single production run of Kroger 16-ounce bagged Collard Greens, due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and...Learn more