Mission Statement/About Us

The mission of the Gilmer County Health Department is to protect, promote, and maintain the health of the entire population of Gilmer County.  This is to be accomplished by providing a healthier and safer environment, promoting healthier lifestyles, and providing services (i.e., immunizations, cancer screenings, etc.) which will improve the health of citizens of the county, resulting in less illness, better overall health and well-being and greater longevity of life.


WV Health & Human Resources
WV Threat Preparedness
WV Environmental Health
WV Immunization
Office of Epidemiology and Prevention Services (OEPS)
WV Family Planning

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809 Medical Drive, Suite 3
Glenville, WV  26351

Phone: 304 462-7351
Fax:   304 462-8956

Administration:  Carol Beam
Nursing:  Brenda Smith
Environmental:  Chris Garrett, R.S.
Threat Preparedness: Carol Beam or Patty Thrasher
Office Clerk:  Laura Self
Health Officer:  Carl E. Nichols, M.D.
BOH Chair:  Amanda Frymier

Board of Health:

Amanda Frymier, Board Chairman
Alecia Edwards, Vice-Chairman
Betty Smith,  member
David Bishop, member
Larry Gerwig, member


Monday:  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday:  8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday:  Closed


Food Handlers Classes for 2016

 Foodhandlers cards will be issued to those who attend a class that is held once a month in the Health Department Conference Room.

Please Call the Gilmer County Health Department at 304-462-7351 for the next scheduled Foodhandlers Class.

Gilmer County Foodhandlers cards are $10.00 & Statewide Foodhandlers cards are $20.00