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West Virginia American Water has lifted a precautionary boil water advisory for approximately 40 customers in Belle. The advisory was issued Tuesday for 4th Street and parts of Riverview Drive and Central Avenue following a water main break, which crews have repaired.  ...
West Virginia American Water has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for approximately 500 customers in Sissonville. The affected area includes 7600-8850 Sissonville Drive, Grapevine Road, North Grapevine Road, Sisson Lane, Sisson Terrace, Shirkley Lane and Tolley Hollow Road.  The ...
West Virginia American Water has lifted a precautionary boil water advisory for customers in the Knollwood Subdivison on Brynwood Road, Skyline Drive and Redwood Drive. The advisory was issued Monday following a water main break, which West Virginia American Water crews have repaired. ...
West Virginia American Water has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for approximately 75 customers in the Knollwood Subdivison on Brynwood Road, Skyline Drive and Redwood Drive. The advisory follows a main break which caused a storage tank to drain, which West Virginia American Wat...
West Virginia American Water has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for approximately 40 customers in Belle. The affected area includes 4th Street Avenue and parts of Riverview Drive and Central Avenue that have experienced a water outage or low water pressure today. The advisory f...
Millions of lives around the world have been saved since the start of an international effort to address maternal and child mortality. A new study by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington reveals the encouraging statistics.  Dr. Rahul Gupta, M.D., ...
 Members of the West Virginia Senate took time on the final day of the legislative session to honor Dr. Rahul Gupta for "leading the charge" on health care issues. ...
The CDC has released information on an emerging "superbug" that is spreading through hospitals and other healthcare facilities around the country, including Kanawha County....
On Thursday, February 7, 2013, the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department will launch the on-line access to Kanawha County food service inspection reports. ...
In recent weeks, Kanawha County has seen a rise in cases of gastrointestinal illness, or the "stomach bug," possibly caused by a virus known as norovirus. ...
The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department is announcing a recent rise in influenza cases in Kanawha County....
Health Officer and Executive Director of KCHD, Dr. Rahul Gupta, lectured at the West Virgina University School of Medicine this fall on public health in our state.  Click here to watch his full lecture....