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.


Viral hepatitis kills 1.5 million people worldwide each year. That’s as many people as HIV / AIDS.   HEPATITIS A Transmission: Hepatitis A is spread mainly through eating food or drinking water that has been contaminated by the faeces of an infected person. It can also be spread by eating raw shellfish that have come […] Continue Reading »

Summer Safety

Fun in the Sun Everyone enjoys a little bit of summer fun, but it’s always important to monitor the weather conditions in extreme heat— especially if you plan on being outside. Here are some tips to keep in mind: • No matter how long you plan on being out, wear sunscreen with an SPF of […] Continue Reading »

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