One Stevens Road, Suite 201

Summersville, WV 26651

304-872-5329

Fax: 304-872-5362

Mon - Fri: 8:30 - 4:30

Closed Sat and Sun

COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL

Nicholas County Health Department

1 Stevens Road, Suite 201
Summersville, WV 26651
Phone: (304) 872-5329
Fax: (304) 872-5362

Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
After Hours Emergency: CALL 911

COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL

Outbreak Investigations

Weekly tabulations of case reports from area physicians and hospitals may detect increases or unusual patterns of communicable diseases. The sanitarian and nurse work together to identify these increases and conduct surveillance to prevent further disease.

Reporting

  • All communicable diseases in the county are reported to the State Health Department weekly or as indicated
  • Local health care providers are educated about the necessity of reporting communicable diseases to facilitate proper investigation and follow-up
  • Education on new diseases or predicted outbreaks is shared with the community and area health care providers


For more information concerning reportable diseases visit the West Virginia Office of Epidemiology and Prevention Services website.