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West Virginia American Water has lifted the precautionary boil water advisory for approximately 15 residential customers on Powder Horn Road in the South Hills area of Charleston. The advisory followed a water main break, which West Virginia American Water crews have repaired. Customers we...
West Virginia American Water has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for approximately 150 customers in the lower end of London and Hughes Creek. The advisory follows a water main break, which West Virginia American Water crews are working to repair as quickly as possible. Customers...
West Virginia American Water has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for approximately 15 residential customers on Powder Horn Road in the South Hills area of Charleston. The advisory followed a water main break, which West Virginia American Water crews have repaired. Customers were...
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....