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.
Nation Handwashing Awareness Week is observed the first week of December but using these techniques can help us be more healthy all year long. The power is in your hands to prevent the Flu and many other respiratory infections! Imagine how great it would be if you or your family were never sick again from […] Continue Reading »
The American Cancer Society marks the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November each year by encouraging smokers to use the date to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking that day. By quitting — even for one day — smokers will be taking an important […] Continue Reading »