Infectious Disease Epidemiology

West Virginia Bureau for Public Health

Division of Surveillance & Disease Control

350 Capitol Street, Room 125, Charleston, WV 25301
304.558.5358 800.423.1271


 West Virginia Bureau for Public Health (BPH) Division of Surveillance and Disease Control's Infectious Disease Epidemiology Program (IDEP)
The West Virginia Infectious Disease Epidemiology Program manages potential communicable disease threats to the public's health through provision of technical assistance, investigations, education, and prevention programs.

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Health Alerts, Advisories, and News Releases

  1. WV Health Alert #32 Hepatitis B Infection in Association with a Mission of Mercy Dental Clinic in Hedgesville WV June 26-27, 2009  (June 3, 2010)
  2. CDC Health Advisory - Healthcare Professional Warned Not To Use Certain Intravenous Metronidazole, Ondansetron, and Ciprofloxacin Due To Potential Contamination (June 1, 2010)
  3. WV Health Alert #31 Arbovirus Season Alert, 2010 (May 17, 2010)
  4. WV Health Alert #30 Updated Rabies Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Guidlines (April 2, 2010)
  5. WV Health Alert #29 Multi-state Mumps Outbreak among the Hasidic Jewish Community (March 19, 2010)
  6. WV Health Alert #28 Outbreak of Acute Viral Hepatitis B in West Virginia (November 17,2009)                 

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Page Last Updated: 06/09/2010



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