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Blood Screening

Blood pressure evaluation is conducted every Friday 9-11 AM. Individuals referred for follow-up as needed.

There is no appointment needed for this service.

Communicable Disease Program

The Communicable Disease Program of the Harrison~Clarksburg Health Department assists the West Virginia Disease Epidemiology Program in management of communicable disease threats through investigations, education and prevention.
Communicable Disease Resources
WV Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology http://www.dhhr.wv.gov/oeps/disease/Pages/default.aspxisease Reportable Disease Chart http://www.dhhr.wv.gov/oeps/disease/AtoZ/Pages/default.aspx Contact: Cindy Reep (304)623-9308

HAPI

Pre natal and post natal family and infant health services are provided by the Harrison~Clarksburg Health Department HAPI program.

The Helping Appalachian Parents and Infants Project  provides preconception services and screenings to clients who indicate an intended pregnancy within the next year. This program also assists you 24 months after birth to screen you for:

  • postpartum depression
  • family stress
  • smoking cessation
  • medical risk factors

Immunizations

Our immunization clinic provides most routine childhood, adolescent, and adult immunizations. These include newborn, early childhood, school age, adolescent and adult immunization and many vaccines needed for overseas travel. TB screening is also offered.

This clinic is available on every Tuesday during the hours of 9-11 AM and 1-3 PM and by appointment (call 304-623-9308).  You must bring a copy of previous immunizations and if under 18 must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian.

Most vaccines are covered by insurance at no additional charge to the client.


Immunization Resources

Childcare, School & College Requirements

http://www.dhhr.wv.gov/oeps/immunization/requirements/Pages/default.aspx

Childhood Immunization Schedule

http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/downloads/parent-ver-sch-0-6yrs.pdf

Adolescent Immunization Schedule:

http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/who/teens/downloads/parent-version-schedule-7-18yrs.pdf

Adult Immunization schedule

http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/downloads/adult/adult-schedule.pdf

More in-depth explanation for adult immunizations

http://www.immunize.org/catg.d/p2011.pdf

Questions  Contact: Jill Stalnaker
304-623-9308

Right From the Start

The Right From the Start Program provides health services for pregnant women and infants less than one year of age. Assistance with your medical care will be provided if you have a current, active Medicaid Card or Medical coverage through the Office of Maternal Child and Family Health. Please call 304-623-9308 for more information. Other services you may receive include:

  • Classes in childbirth
  • Smoking cessation
  • Parenting, and eating healthy for you and your baby classes
  • Transportation to medical appointments- obtained through the Access to Rural Transportation (ART)

TB Screening and Control

TB Test

TB Screening is available to any person, adult or child, needing a TB test. There is a $20.00 fee for this service.  This clinic is offered every Tuesday 9-11 AM or 1-3 PM, no appointment is necessary.

This service includes providing PPD (Mantoux)TB testing. This TB test is only recommended for individuals considered at high risk (have possibly been exposed to TB), new enrollees in the public school system, school employees and volunteers, and healthcare workers. There is a risk assessment questionnaire that the individual requesting the test must complete. If this person is not considered high risk, then a TB letter will be given to the person stating they do not need a TB test at this time. This letter is good for one year. If a person receives a PPD they must return in 72 hours to have the site evaluated and documentation given. The fee for this test is $15.00.

TB Treatment

In order to be eligible for the TB Program you must be an active TB case or a positive PPD reactor. There are no income guidelines. This program provides free tuberculosis medications and monitoring for active TB cases or PPD reactors. It also provides directly observed therapy for active TB cases. An individual must have a physician’s order/referral to receive these services. In addition this program provides contact tracing and follow-up of active TB cases. Tuberculosis (TB) Program Clinic is by appointment only.

TB Resources

http://www.cdc.gov/tb/

Contact Name: Jill Stalnaker Contact Phone: (304)623-9308

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

Clinic Times:
This clinic is offered the second and fourth Wednesday by appointment.

Eligibility:
The eligibility for the BCCSP program includes the following: women 25 through 64 years of age, income eligible who are uninsured or underinsured.

Services:
BCCSP Services include: pap smears, breast exams, referrals for free mammograms and financial assistance for follow-up of abnormal results of pap smears, breast exams and/or mammograms.

Breast and Cervical Cancer Resources

http://www.wvdhhr.org/bccsp/

Contact:
Jill Stalnaker at 304-623-9308

Family Planning

This family planning clinic provides contraceptive education and counseling. A complete male exam is offered, STD screening and free condoms. In addition this clinic provides for females a complete gynecological exam including a Pap smear, breast exam and STD screening. This service offers free contraceptives including birth control pills, Depo Provera injections, Nuvaring, Ortho Evra patches, IUD insertions, diaphragms, foam and condoms. Referrals are provided for IUD insertions. Referral for emergency contraception is available for women who had unprotected intercourse within the last 72 hours and do not desire pregnancy. Pregnancy testing with referrals and counseling is offered. This clinic is offered every Thursday by appointment only.

Pregnancy testing only is offered every Monday at 10 AM with no appointment necessary.

This clinic’s fees are on a sliding fee scale based on income with most services free of charge. This clinic is for any female or male of childbearing age, including adolescents. Those that are uninsured or underinsured are also eligible.

Contact: April Custer at 304-623-9308

HIV Testing and Counseling

HIV testing is individually scheduled and is by appointment only.

This program is for high-risk individuals regardless of age. Testing is not provided for travel visa or insurance purposes.

This service provides free confidential or anonymous blood testing, counseling, and referrals.

Contact:
Jill Stalnaker or April Custer

304-623-9308

CDC Information on HIV

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/

Pregnancy Testing

The Harrison Clarksburg Health Department offers Pregnancy Testing at the center on Mondays at 9:30 am.

 

For Information or Appointments call 304-623-9308.

Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing and Treatment

The STD clinic is offered by appointment.

Any male or female, including adolescents, who desire testing/treatment for a sexually transmitted disease is eligible for this clinic. This service is completely confidential.  There are no income guidelines for this clinic service.

STD testing is provided free of charge.

This includes specific lab testing for chlamydia, gonorrhea, HIV and syphilis. Free medications for the treatment of an STD are available.

 Information on STDs

http://www.cdc.gov/std/

Contact Name: Jill Stalnaker or April Custer
Contact Phone: 304-623-9308

Health. Please call 304-623-9308 for more information. Other services you may receive include:

  • Classes in childbirth
  • Smoking cessation
  • Parenting, and eating healthy for you and your baby classes
  • Transportation to medical appointments- obtained through the Access to Rural Transportation (ART)