60 Pennsylvania St

West Union, WV 26456


As a result of the tragic events of September 11, 2001, our nation has had to become more aware of and better prepared for mass terrorism response. We have to prepare for a possible attack by WMD (Weapons of Mass Destruction), including Biological, Chemical, Radiological, and Nuclear weapons.

On the local level, the Doddridge County Health Department has been directed by the West Virginia State Health Department to plan for response to biological attacks (bioterrorism), and to integrate the response with that of local Office of Emergency Services (OES), Law Enforcement, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC).

The Preparedness Program of the Doddridge County Health Department wants to give you the tools to be prepared in case an emergency strikes. Preparedness is the key and here is a list of useful tools for your family:

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