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Media Requests

Media Requests

Fill out a media request form if you’d like to interview a member of our Health Department staff or want other media availability.

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Nurse 1

The Cabell-Huntington Health Department is hiring nurses. We are in need of full-time and part-time nurses. If you are interested, please apply to the position of interest. Provides entry level patient care to individuals usually within structured health care...

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Increase in Cases of COVID-19 Among Cabell County Residents

Increase in Cases of COVID-19 Among Cabell County Residents

The current pandemic of SARS CoV 2 related disease, COVID-19, has resulted in 108 confirmed and 3 probable cases among Cabell County residents through June 25, 2020. The Cabell-Huntington Health Department receives and investigates all resident cases of COVID-19 and...

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Ready. Set. Reopen.

Ready. Set. Reopen.

As we continue to prioritize our community's safety, please visit the COVID-19 Resources For Businesses page above for a list of resources to support your business or organization in serving the community as safely as possible. Ready. Set. Reopen. serves as a...

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Questions and Answers about a “Stay-At-Home” Order

Questions and Answers about a “Stay-At-Home” Order

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT A “STAY-AT-HOME” ORDER: ​Q: WHEN DOES THIS STAY-AT-HOME ORDER TAKE EFFECT? A: Gov. Justice’s order is effective 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 24. It will remain in effect until terminated by subsequent executive order. Q: WHAT DOES THIS...

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Drive-through COVID-19 testing center to open in Huntington

Drive-through COVID-19 testing center to open in Huntington

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall Health, Mountain Health Network and the Cabell-Huntington Health Department will open a drive-through testing center at St. Mary’s Center for Education (CFE) at 2853 5th Avenue, for individuals with a valid order from a physician to be...

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Public Hearing – Wednesday, January 22nd at 5:00 PM

Public Hearing – Wednesday, January 22nd at 5:00 PM

HUNTINGTON, West Virginia – The Cabell-Huntington Board of Health will host a public hearing on Wednesday, January 22nd at 5:00 PM for the proposed new regulation titled; A Regulation Eliminating Electronic Smoking Devices in Workplaces and Public Places. This is a...

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2013 Food Code Changes

2013 Food Code Changes

Terms and Code Changes to Food Code Starting July 1, 2019 West Virginia will be using the 2013 FDA Food Code.  Listed below are highlights of the changes. There are more changes than listed below. For a complete list please check...

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Volunteer

Volunteer

It takes a lot to protect the health and safety of the people in Cabell and Wayne Counties. That’s why the Cabell-Huntington and Wayne County Health Departments work daily developing programs and testing plans to protect citizens during a public health crisis. But in...

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Community

Community

Upcoming EventsCommunity Health Assessment (CHA)Community Health Improvement Plan Threat Preparedness & MRCMedia RequestsHealth Fair Requests

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Acerca del VIH/SIDA

Acerca del VIH/SIDA

El VIH es un virus que se propaga a través de determinados líquidos corporales y ataca el sistema inmunitario del cuerpo, específicamente las células CD4, también llamadas células T.

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PrevenciÓn del VIH – InformaciÓn BÁsica – VIH/SIDA

PrevenciÓn del VIH – InformaciÓn BÁsica – VIH/SIDA

En la actualidad, existen más herramientas que nunca para prevenir el VIH. Además de limitar la cantidad de parejas sexuales, no compartir nunca jeringas y usar condones de la manera correcta cada vez que tenga relaciones sexuales, también podría aprovechar los medicamentos más nuevos, como la profilaxis prexposición (PrEP) y la profilaxis posexposición (PEP).

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Prueba del VIH – InformaciÓn BÁsica – HIV/AIDS

Prueba del VIH – InformaciÓn BÁsica – HIV/AIDS

La única forma de saber con seguridad si tiene el VIH es hacerse la prueba. En esta sección se responden algunas de las preguntas más comunes con relación a las pruebas del VIH, como las que tratan sobre los tipos de pruebas que hay disponibles, los lugares donde se pueden hacer y qué esperar cuando se la haga.

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PEP (Español)

PEP (Español)

La PEP (profilaxis posexposición) significa tomar medicamentos antirretrovirales (TARV) después de una posible exposición al VIH para prevenir infectarse.

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Profilaxis de prexposición – Información Básica – HIV/AIDS

Profilaxis de prexposición – Información Básica – HIV/AIDS

La profilaxis preexposición (o PrEP) es cuando las personas con un riesgo muy alto de contraer el VIH toman medicamentos diariamente para prevenir el VIH. La PrEP puede evitar que el VIH se afiance y se propague por todo el cuerpo. Cuando se toma diariamente, la PrEP es altamente efectiva para prevenir el VIH por el sexo o el uso de drogas inyectables. La PrEP es mucho menos efectiva cuando no se toma de manera consistente.

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Living With HIV

Living With HIV

If you’ve been diagnosed with HIV, it means that you were exposed to the virus and a test has shown that you are now living with HIV in your body. Unlike some other viruses, the human body can’t get rid of HIV completely, even with treatment. So once you have HIV, you have it for life.

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Newly Diagnosed with HIV

Newly Diagnosed with HIV

It is important that you start medical care and take medicine to treat HIV as soon as possible after diagnosis. This medicine is called antiretroviral therapy, or ART.

Taking HIV medicine as prescribed can make your viral load very low. This is called viral suppression—usually defined as having less than 200 copies of HIV per milliliter of blood.

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HIV Treatment

HIV Treatment

HIV treatment involves taking medicines that slow the progression of the virus in your body. HIV is a type of virus called a retrovirus, and the combination of drugs used to treat it is called antiretroviral therapy (ART).

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Healthy Living with HIV

Healthy Living with HIV

Can my HIV or my HIV treatment affect my diet and nutrition? Yes. People with HIV sometimes face issues that can affect their nutrition,

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