Communicable Disease Prevention:
Involves outbreak investigation, reporting, and providing education to providers and the community. See our Communicable Disease Control page located under the Clinical tab for more information.
Clinical staff provides blood sugar monitoring and education dealing with exercise, dietary concerns, and monitor usage
Our clinic provides DNA testing when requested by the State of West Virginia
Family Planning Program:
Clinics are conducted by contracting clinicians for women for family planning services. The women are provided a pap smear, breast exam, appropriate laboratory testing and birth control supplies. The cost of the exam is minimal and the birth control supplies are free. See our Family Planning page located under the Clinical tab for more information.
Available upon request for children 6 months and older. If needed Fluoride supplements are available on site.
General Health Services:
Services such as Vitamin B12 injections, hemoglobin testing, testing for blood in stools, weight monitoring
HIV/AIDS Testing and Counseling:
Confidential and anonymous HIV/AIDS testing, diagnosis, and treatment. Counseling and prevention education provided. Provide referrals for treatment. This service is free of charge. See our HIV Counseling and Testing page located under the Clinical tab for more information.
Home Health Program:
Through the Home Health Program the Doddridge County Health Department is able to provide needed medical care to clients in Doddridge County in the comfort of their own home. See our Home Health page located under the Clinical tab for more information.
Counseling, education, and referrals provided for those individuals with hypertension. Free or minimal charge based on income.
Immunizations for preventable childhood/adult diseases are available for eligible children and adults during our regular immunization clinic hours or by appointment. Limited adult vaccines available. Yearly flu clinic are conducted onsite and throughout the community by request. See our Immunizations page located under the Clinical tab for more information.
Screening provided . No "Walk-Ins" please, laboratory services provided by appointment only.
High risk clients are screened for lead poisoning and counseling is provided as appropriate
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD):
Confidential counseling, screening and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases is offered by appointment. See our Sexually Transmitted Diseases page located under the Clinical tab for more information.
physicals for athletics provided various times of the year by appointment
PPD skin testing for exposure to TB. Free x-ray clinic for positive results and consult with physician through state program. Screening is provided during regular immunization clinics and by appointment. If you receive a TB test, you will need to return in 48-72 hours to have the test read.Case management services for positive skin tests and active TB includes treatment and follow-up as well as contact testing/treatment as necessary. Chest X-Ray’s provided by appointment only for follow-up TB test reactor or physician’s referral. See our Tuberculosis Program page located under the Clinical tab for more information.
The Doddridge County Health Department provides a wide array of free services to all citizens of Doddridge County. The following is a list of some of the services provided:
Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program: Public Health Nurses provide this clinic for under-insured women to screen for breast and cervical cancer. The women receive a pap smear according to the program schedule and breast exams. Referral for mammograms are provided based on age and/or need. See our Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening page located under the Clinical tab for more information.
60 Pennsylvania St
West Union, WV 26456