Kanawha-Charleston Health Department

County agencies oppose PEIA rate hikes during public meeting in Charleston

BY: - November 14, 2023

During a public hearing in Charleston Monday evening, more than a dozen people spoke against proposed health insurance premiums hikes for state and local government workers.  About 50 people attended the Public Employees Insurance Agency’s public hearing at the Culture Center.  PEIA is proposing to increase premiums for state employees by 10.5% for fiscal year […]

E. coli found in residential well tainted by eastern Kanawha flood waters

BY: - August 31, 2023

Testing by the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department found E. coli bacteria in a residential water well that was exposed to flash flooding in eastern Kanawha County earlier this week, according to a Thursday news release. Staff with KCHD’s environmental health division took the sample while out in communities along State Route 60 and 61 that were […]

How to help people affected by floods in eastern Kanawha County

BY: - August 30, 2023

Homes in eastern Kanawha County were flooded when flash floods hit the area early Monday morning. Residents will need resources to help them clean up after the flood. Here are some of the ways you can help: Supplies are being distributed daily at the Belle Town Hall, 1100 E. Dupont Avenue in Belle, and at […]