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West Virginia American Water has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for approximately 100 customers in South Charleston on D, E, and F Streets, Oakes Avenue from 6th Avenue to MacCorkle Avenue, and 6th and 7th Avenue from D Street to F Street.   The advisory follows a water main br...
 Those entering 7th, 12th grades must be vaccinated  WALK-IN CLINICS Tuesday, March 31 8:30 a.m.— 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1 8:30 a.m.—3 p.m. ...
Ten years ago, West Virginia became one of the first 10 states in the nation to launch a statewide, three-digit, toll-free phone system linking people in need with the social programs and community services that can help them.  Last year, more than 41,000 state residents used the West Virg...
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....
Health Officer and Executive Director of KCHD, Dr. Rahul Gupta, lectured at the WVU School of Medicine this fall on public health in West Virginia.  Click here to see the presentation...