Welcome to the Harrison~Clarksburg Health Department
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.
Skin cancer is an abnormal growth of skin cells. It most often develops on areas of the skin exposed to the sun’s rays. Skin cancer affects people of all colors and races, although those with light skin who sunburn easily have a higher risk. Anyone can get skin cancer, regardless of skin color. It is […] Continue Reading »
“Hepatitis” means inflammation of the liver and also refers to a group of viral infections that affect the liver . The most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. Viral hepatitis is the leading cause of liver cancer and the most common reason for liver transplantation. An estimated 4.4 million Americans are […] Continue Reading »