Monongalia County Health Department

All clinics at the Monongalia County Health Department, 453 Van Voorhis Road, are open to the public. The Health Department accepts insurance, debit and credit cards, cash and personal checks for payment. For more information, visit monchd.org; Monongalia County Health Department, Morgantown, WV, on Facebook; or the Mon County Health Dept. mobile app.

MCHD Dentistry

Dental Clinic, preventive, therapeutic, cosmetic and Invisalign services, 8 a.m.-5:15 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.  Fridays, for West Virginians of all ages, appointments only, 304-598-5108.

Clinical Services

Most private insurance and Medicaid accepted, appointments only, 304-598-5119.  Clinicians on staff are  Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Julie Armi-stead and County Health Officer Dr. Lee Smith.

  • Family Planning Clinic, for any female or male seeking a method of birth control. Offers free and/or low cost services for those who are uninsured or underinsured.
  • Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening, for women ages 25-64 who do not desire a method of birth control. Offers free and low cost services for those who are uninsured or underinsured.
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Clinic, STD testing and treatment available, free. Tests for HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia.
  • Child immunization clinic, offers vaccines to children 18 and younger who have Medicaid/CHIP, are uninsured, underinsured, or those whose insurance does not cover immunizations.
  • Adult immunization clinic, offers vaccines for a fee to adults 18 and older.
  • Immigration and travel clinic, vaccines and exams offered for travel and immigration.
  • Pregnancy testing, offers confirmation and proof of pregnancy. Referrals and counseling given.
  • Tuberculosis (TB) pro-gram, Monongalia County residents only. Medicines free to active TB cases or positive PPD reactors with a physician’s order or referral.
  • Diabetes Clinic offered 9 a.m.-1  p.m.  Fridays by appointment only with Kendra L. Barker, DNP, CDE and ADM.
  • Hepatitis clinic, 8:30 a.m. -4  p.m. Fridays by appointment, tests and treats patients with Hepatitis B and C, with Barker and Susan R. McKenrick, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Environmental Health

The Monongalia County Health Department offers health care and training programs in addition to clinical services.

  • Radon Testing: Environmental Health can test homes and businesses for the presence of radon. Test takes 48 hours. Call 304-598-5131 to schedule a test.
  • Health promotion services provides monthly food workers training; person-in-charge (PIC) training and manager’s training are offered bi-monthly. Except for holidays, Food Workers Training is held monthly on the second Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Also, 6 p.m. Tuesday classes are held February, April, June, August, October and  December; 3:30 p.m. classes are held the fourth Tuesday during the months of January, March, May, July, September and November. The full schedule is available at monchd.org/food-safety-training.html. Registration begins 30 minutes prior to the session; $10 cash, debit, credit or business check to obtain one-year Food Workers card. For food safety training schedules, call 304-598-6702.

Offsite food workers courses are available for groups of 25 or more on a fee-for-service basis.

Email terri.a.berton@wv.gov.

Women, Infants and  Children (WIC)

  • At  the 1000 Elmer W. Prince Drive facility, adjacent to the main health department building on Van Voorhis Road, and at clinic sites at five surrounding counties. WIC  provides food, nutrition and breastfeeding education to pregnant, breastfeeding and post-partum women, infants and children up to age 5. All clinics are open to the public.

WIC Immunization Coordination Effort (ICE) offers free immunizations to eligible children participating in the local WIC program.

Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, and some evenings.

Info and appointments:

Monongalia: 304-598-5181 or 1-800-675-5181.

Preston: 304-329-1957.

Marion: 304-366-2387.

Taylor: 304-265-2890.

Harrison: 304-623-1147.

Doddridge: 304-873-1173.

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