Welcome to the Bureau for Public Health website. Service, Quality, Integrity, Accountability and Collaboration are the keys to our success. We hope you find our website to be helpful and look forward to serving you. Dr. Catherine C. Slemp is the current Commissioner and State Health Officer for the Bureau for Public Health in the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. Dr. Slemp's complete bio can be found here.
Healthy People, Healthy Communities.
The Bureau for Public Health works with people, families, partners, and communities to help assure and advance safety and health.
Overview of Bureau for Public Health
Advancing a Shared Vision for Health: Our Strategic Map, 2019-2022
Strategic Map: 2019-2022
Proposed Legislation for Public Comment
Public Water Systems
Fees for Permits
Emergency Medical Services
Medical Cannabis Program - General Provisions
Medical Cannabis Program - Growers/Processors
Medical Cannabis Program - Laboratories
Medical Cannabis Program - Despensaries
Medical Cannabis Program - Safe Harbor Letter
Primary Care Center Seed Money Grants
Bureau for Public HealthOffice of the Commissioner350 Capitol Street, Room 702Charleston, WV 25301(304) 558-2971(304) 558-1035 (fax)
Public Health EmergencyContact Information
For Disease Reporting or Epi Consultation Call:1-800-423-1271 ext 1
or 1-304-558-5358 ext 1
You may call:(304) 925-9946.
For all other Public Health Emergencies Call: (304) 558-2971