Wayne County Health Department
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...
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 alert to any trends or potential hazards affecting county residents.
Our Services

Health Department Updates

  •  Clinical Health/Nursing
  •  Enviornmental Health
  •  Epidemiology
  •  Food Inspections
  •  Food Handler Info
  •  General Health
  •  Immunizations
  •  Right From The Start
  •  Tobacco Coalition
  •  Threat Preparedness
Click on the services tab above for more details

Local Alerts

Dental Space For Rent

We currently have Dental Exam & Office Space Availble for Rent.  Contact the Health Dept. for more details

Fort Gay Drinking Water issued 7/22
was lifted 7/24 is now ok
Boil Water Notice Kenova issued 7/22
was lifted 7/24 is now ok
New 2015-2016 Influenza and/or Pneumococcal Vaccine Patient Form (Click for Details)

The WCHD is now a Tobacco Free Property

During our Board of Health meeting on June 8, 2015, the board voted in favor of making our entire property tobacco free.
Food Inspections Link to Access Results
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.