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Welcome to the Harrison~Clarksburg Health Department

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WELCOME to the Harrison-Clarksburg  Health Department’s (HCHD) website.  The HCHD employs approximately 20 experienced public health professionals dedicated to promoting the public’s physical and environmental well-being.  The Health Department consists of four comprehensive programs:  Public Health Nursing Services, Public Health Environmental Services, Community Health Promotion, and Emergency Preparedness.  This  broad array of services and educational information is accessible and available  to all residents.  The HCHD strives to promote  a healthy and environmentally safe community through prevention, awareness, and education.

National Nutrition Month

During National Nutrition Month® and Beyond, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Everyone to ‘Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right’   Wednesday, January 22, 2014   Media Contacts: Ryan O’Malley, Allison MacMunn 800/877-1600, ext. 4769, 4802 media@eatright.org   While social, emotional and health factors play a role in the foods people choose to eat, the […] Continue Reading »

Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is cancer of the colon or rectum. It’s as common in women as it is in men. This year, over 136,830 people will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer and an estimated 50,310 will die of the disease. With certain types of screening, this cancer can be prevented by removing polyps (grape-like growths on […] Continue Reading »

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