BPH Office Locations

Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
Office of Community Health Systems and Health Promotion
Office of Emergency Medical Services
Office of Epidemiology and Prevention Services
Office of Environmental Health Services
Health Statistics Center
Office of Laboratory Services
Office of Maternal, Child and Family Health
Office of Nutrition Services
Center for Performance Management and Systems Development
Center for Threat Preparedness

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Welcome to the Bureau for Public Health website. Service, Quality, Integrity, Accountability and Collaboration are the keys to our success.  We hope you find our website to be helpful and look forward to serving you.

Vision and Mission

The Vision of the Bureau for Public Health is to have healthy West Virginians in healthy communities.

The Mission is to help shape the environments within which West Virginians in their communities can be safe and healthy.  A community can be as small as a neighborhood or as large as the entire state.  In fulfilling our Mission, the Bureau embraces the values of community, science and evidence-based decision making, health equity, prevention and wellness, and the protection and improvement of the health of all West Virginians.

 Letitia Tierney, M.D., J.D.
Letitia Tierney, M.D., J.D. Commissioner
State Health Officer

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Contact Information

Bureau for Public Health
Room 702
350 Capitol Street
Charleston, WV 25301

(304) 558-2971
(304) 558-1035 (fax)

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