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350 Capitol Street
Room 125
Charleston, WV 25301

Phone: (304) 558-2195
Hotline: (800) 642-8244

Resources

        Federal Register 
        Federal Register, Vol. 66, No. 12: January 18, 2001

        Other Resources
        Body Chart

        Proper Disposal of Household      
        http://www.wvdhhr.org/wvimw/presentations/home_disposal/narrative.pdf

        Infectious Medical Waste Program
        http://www.wvdhhr.org/wvimw/

1. Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)     
Timely answers for urgent exposure management
Get rapid, expert guidance in managing healthcare worker exposures to HIV and hepatitis B and C. Find immediate recommendations on when and how to initiate PEP through our online Quick Guide for urgent PEP decision-making, or from experienced
clinicians on our telephone consultation service.
http://nccc.ucsf.edu/clinician-consultation/post-exposure-prophylaxis-pep/
or call:
Call for a Phone Consultation
(888) 448-4911
9 a.m. – 2 a.m. EST.
Seven days a week

​2. EMERGENCY NEEDLESTICK INFORMATION BLOODBORNE INFECTIOUS DISEASES: HIV/AIDS, HEPATITIS B, HEPATITIS C
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http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/bbp/

 Overview: Exposures to blood and other body fluids occur across a wide variety of occupations. Health care workers, emergency response and public safety personnel, and other workers can be exposed to blood through needlestick and other sharps injuries, mucous membrane, and skin exposures. The pathogens of primary concern are the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), and hepatitis C virus (HCV). Workers and employers are urged to take advantage of available engineering controls and work practices to prevent exposure to blood and other body fluids.

3. BLOODBORNE INFECTIOUS DISEASES: HIV/AIDS, HEPATITIS B, HEPATITIS C
​Safe Community Needle Disposal
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/bbp/disposal.html

4. BBP infectious diseases: HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B and C:
Management and Treatment Guidelines
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/bbp/guidelines.html

5. OSHA - Bloodborne Pathogens and Needlestick Prevention
https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/bloodbornepathogens/recognition.html

6. A Household Guide For The Proper Disposal Of Syringes And Sharps
Syringe Disposal

​7. The responsible disposal of syringes and sharps can be your part in protecting the public and the environment. You can help prevent injury, illness and pollution by following some simple steps when you dispose of the sharp objects and contaminated materials you use in administering health care in your home.

West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources
Bureau for Public Health
Office of Environmental Health Services
Public Health Sanitation Division
Infectious Medical Waste Program
350 Capitol Street, Room 313
Charleston, WV 25301-3713
Telephone (304) 558-2981
Fax (304) 558-1071
Web site http://www.wvdhhr.org/wvimw

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