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.
The Mission of the Bureau for Public Health is to have healthy people and communities and to help shape the environments within which people and 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.
Watch the video: Overview of Bureau for Public Health
Rahul Gupta, MD, MPH, FACP
State Health Officer
Individuals and businesses in counties that have been declared federal disaster areas should visit www.disasterassistance.gov or call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362).
WV DHHR Customer Service hotline is 1-877-716-1212.
A Behavioral Health Services Helpline is available for members of the public by calling 1-844-HELP4WV for resources. More information is available at http://www.pds.wv.gov/Annual-Conference/2016/Documents/Sessions/McDaniel,%20Heather%20-%20Help4WV%20-%20Combined.pdf
For more information about tetanus vaccine visit www.immunization.wv.gov or contact your local health department.
To find your local health department, please visit http://www.dhhr.wv.gov/localhealth/Pages/default.aspx
Bureau for Public HealthOffice of the Commissioner350 Capitol Street, Room 702Charleston, WV 25301(304) 558-2971(304) 558-1035 (fax)
Public Health EmergencyContact Information
For Disease Reporting or Epi Consultation Call:1-800-423-1271 ext 1
or 1-304-558-5358 ext 1
You may call:(304) 925-9946.
For all other Public Health Emergencies Call: (304) 558-2971
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