The Office of Epidemiology and Prevention Services (OEPS) is a part of the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau for Public Health. Its website contains information on infectious and sexually transmitted diseases, immunizations guidelines, cancer registry, public health informatics, and important public health events. More than 85 employees help achieve the OEPS mission of tracking the occurrence of diseases, providing preventive interventions, and educating the public on protecting themselves from diseases.
OEPS is comprised of five divisions. To learn more about each division click on the links below.
Click HERE for the OEPS organizational chart.
The Division of Cancer Epidemiology (DCE) is an all-site registry, collecting data on all cancers except basal and squamous cell carcinoma of the skin and in situ cervical cancer.
The mission of the West Virginia Division of Immunization Services (DIS) is to prevent and control vaccine-preventable diseases among children, adolescents and adults of West Virginia.
The Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology (DIDE) monitors and manages communicable diseases in West Virginia through technical assistance, investigation, education and prevention.
The West Virginia Division of STD & HIV (DSH) competently and compassionately provides surveillance, intervention, testing, education (S.I.T.E) and care to prevent and control the spread of disease for the people of our state.
In West Virginia, the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination (DTBE) is tasked with managing, treating, controlling the spread of, and eventually eliminating tuberculosis (TB) in West Virginia.