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


809 Medical Drive, Suite 3
Glenville, WV  26351

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

Administration:  Carol Beam
Nursing:  Brenda Smith
Environmental:  Jack Heater
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
Charles Harold, 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 2014

All classes start at 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

There will be a $10.00 charge for the card!

January 2nd
February 6th
March 6th
April 3rd
May 1st
June 5th & 12th
July 3rd
August 7th
September 4th
October 2nd
November 6th
December 4th