Wayne County Health Department
Regular hours 8AM to 4PM Monday - Friday excluding holidays.  Evening clinics from 3PM - 6PM on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month
 
217 Kenova Avenue
Wayne, WV 25570
304-272-6761
 
Dr. Kevin McCann, MD - Health Officer
J.K. Fife, Administrator
Tracey Sebastian, Director of Nursing
Promoting A Healthy Community Through Our Mission...

We are currently experiencing communication service issues at the Wayne County Health Department.  Please leave us a message if you do not reach a representative and we will call you back as soon as possible.  You can also leave a comment on this website and we will respond as soon as possible.  Thank you 

The mission of the Wayne County Health Department is to monitor, to protect, and to enhance the health of people in Wayne County.  We will enforce state and local laws and regulations and seek to be alerted to any trends or potential hazards affecting county residents.

We have several Zika Virus educational resources below under Health Department Updates and Information

Our Vision

Active people living safe, healthy, and productve lives in Wayne County

Our Values

  • Service
  • Care
  • Respect
  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork
  • Collaboration

Health Department Updates and Information

Adiction and Substance Abuse Resources

Resources

Our Services

Help 4 WV Substance Abuse Programs  (Click)
  •  Clinical Health/Nursing
  •  Environmental Health
  •  Epidemiology
  •  Food Inspections
  •  Food Handler Info
  •  General Health
  •  Immunizations
  •  Right From The Start
  •  Tobacco Coalition
  •  Threat Preparedness
*  Use Services tab above for details

Preventive Tips

Addiction Resources  (Click)

What Parents should know

Addiction Resources  (Click)

What Pregnant Women should know

Tobacco Education and Resource

Reported travel areas with Zika

As a Public Health Leader, we want to be a resource and take the lead on public education on the effects of tobacco use.  Click below link for

Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

WV Quit Line (Click for details)

Transmission and Risks

CDC Tobacco Use Resources (Click to Review)

Food Safety & Inspections

We can fill all Immunization requirements for 7th and 12th graders.  Our experienced and friendly staff will be glad to assist you.  You can utilize our walk in clinic with hours every Monday & Friday 8AM to Noon, our evening walkin clinics 1st and 3rd Monday each month from 3PM to 6PM, or by making appointments at 304-272-6761.
County Food Inspections (Click for results)

Notice of Fee Increase Proposal

Summer Grilling Food Safety(Click)
The WCHD Board of Health approved some fees for service service increases and a permit fee increase on Friday May 20, 2016.  The approved fees are currently under a 30 day public comment period.  Please click on the link below for details on how to submit a comment. 

Office & Exam Space For Rent

Local Alerts

We currently have Office & Exam Space Availble for Rent.  Includes parking, waiting area, and filing area.  Click on the link below for a schematic.  Call the Health Dapartment for more details.

Boil Water Notice Spring Valley Drive Area 7/27/2016 (Click for details)
Fee Notification Letter (Click to Review)
Rental space Schematic (Click to view)
Diabetes Prevention
Research studies have found that moderate weight loss and excerise can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes among adults at high risk of diabetes.  Learning about diabetes or sharing information is a crucial step in helping prevent and control diabetes and prediabetes.  CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Drug Use...Together We Can Win The Fight
 
The effects of Drug Use have a wide range negative effect on our population and the communities in which we live.  Drug use among our nation's youth remains a major public health problem.  Substance use and abuse can increase the risk for injuries, violence, HIV infection, and other diseases.  Strong partnerships & colaboration of our community members can fight this epidemic through Education at all levels, prevention programs, and strong treatment and counseling.
Health Effects of Smoking
 
Smokers are more likely than nonsmokers to develop heart disease, stroke, and lung cancer.
 
If you have asthma, tobacco smoke can trigger an attack or make an attach worse.
 
Quitting smoking can add years to your life.
 
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.