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The Office of Epidemiology and Prevention Services (OEPS) is a part of the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau for Public Health and consists of seven divisions including Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Immunization Services, Hemophilia, Cancer Epidemiology, STD,HIV & Hepatitis and Tuberculosis. More than 85 employees help achieve the OEPS mission of tracking the occurrence of diseases, providing preventive interventions, and educating the public on protecting themselves from diseases.
December 19, 2014
Health officials in Ohio have been quick to say they’re ready for emerging health threats including Ebola, but a new national report finds that the state is among the worst-prepared for combating infectious diseases both common and rare....Read More
December 17, 2014
Ohio's health department is confirming the first flu-related pediatric death of the flu season. ...Read More
For the first time, researchers report how they discovered a new class of antibody that could lead to the development of a universal vaccine against dengue...Read More
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