The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department is currently looking for talented undergraduate and graduate students interested in an exciting public health internship experience. Applications are now being accepted for the summer internship program.
Kanawha-Charleston Health Department has received accreditation from the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). KCHD is the first local health department in West Virginia to receive accreditation by PHAB and among the first 200 health departments of roughly 2,800 local, state, territorial and tribal health departments in the United States to receive such recognition.
The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department has now extended their Harm Reduction Clinic Hours to Every Wednesday from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Please see the front desk with any question and/or to make an appointment.
If your child is uninsured or underinsured they may qualify for the Vaccines for Children program that provides free vaccines to children age 18 and under without any out-of-pocket expense to the parent. Children enrolled with Medicaid or WVCHIP also receive state-supplied vaccines at no cost to the parent.
Every week our sanitarians go on location to inspect businesses to ensure they are meeting health standards of West Virginia for Housing, Water, Food, Sewage, and Clean Indoor Air Regulation of Kanawha County.
Kanawha-Charleston Board of Health meeting starts at 4:30 pm and is open to public.