Cabell-Huntington Health Department Confirms First COVID-19 Death

The Cabell-Huntington Health Department has confirmed the death of an 84-year old male from Cabell County. We send our deepest sympathy to this family and out of respect to this gentleman’s family no further information will be released.

The report of a COVID-19 death reported is a solemn reminder of the seriousness of this disease. The Cabell-Huntington Health Department strongly encourages everyone to practice the measures in place for their protection. These measures include frequent hand washing, face coverings to include a mask, avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth, avoid close contact and cover coughs and sneezes. Special measures must also be taken to protect individuals at increased risk of severe disease – people who are older or have other medical conditions like diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, chronic lung disease, and others.

As part of Cabell County’s continued preparation and response for COVID-19, the health department is operating a call center to address general questions and concerns, hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm (304) 526-6544. Calls from 4:00 – 6:00 pm are routed to our after hours answering service for distribution and return calls.

Proposed Electronic Smoking Devices Regulation

Proposed Electronic Smoking Devices Regulation

The Cabell-Huntington Board of Health located at 703 Seventh Avenue, Huntington, WV 25701 is proposing a new regulation titled; A Regulation Eliminating Electronic Smoking Devices in Workplaces and Public Places. A copy of the full proposed Regulation may also be...

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Free Outreach Flu Clinics for Cabell County Residents 2019

Free Outreach Flu Clinics for Cabell County Residents 2019

It’s that time of year again!  The time for influenza vaccination is upon us for the 2019/2020 flu season. The Cabell-Huntington Health Department is hosting their first flu clinic, Friday, September 27th from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM for ALL individuals who live, work or...

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Cabell-Huntington Health Department Adopts New Food Code

Cabell-Huntington Health Department Adopts New Food Code

Effective July 1, 2019 the State of WV Adopted the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) 2013 Food Code. On June 26th the Cabell-Huntington Board of Health adopted the 2013 Food Code at their June meeting. This mandatory adoption is a critical piece in remaining compliant...

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Free Outreach Flu Clinics for Cabell County Residents

It’s that time of year again! The time for influenza vaccination is upon us for the 2018/2019 flu season. The Cabell-Huntington Health Department is hosting their first flu clinic, Friday, September 28th from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM for ALL individuals who live, work or...

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Cabell County Hepatitis A Outbreak Update

The Cabell-Huntington Health Department continues to monitor the multistate outbreak of hepatitis A in Cabell County. Health officials are still working diligently to investigate the high case load. With students going back to school it is advised to make sure...

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