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Welcome to the West Virginia
Infectious Medical Waste Program


Striving to provide effective controls for the management of infectious medical waste to ensure the protection of the public health, safety and welfare and the environment in West Virginia.


On-line Application and Payment Option for Renewal of Infectious Medical Waste Facility Permit

To Complete an Online Application for Renewal of Infectious Medical Waste Facility Permit;

You will need:

● Current Infectious Medical Waste (IMW) Permit number


Click here to begin Application and Payment Page.

Procedure To Renew A Permit

       No Changes In Your Infectious Medical Waste Management Plan

To renew a permit with no changes to the Infectious Medical Waste Plan simply complete an application form and submit it with the required fee from appendix A of the Infectious Medical Waste Rule, 64CSR56.


       With Minor Changes To Your Infectious Medical Waste Management Plan

A copy of the Infectious Medical Waste Management Plan must be submitted with a completed application from and fee. A copy of the management plan will be returned with your permit if it is adequate when reviewed. If there is a problem with the plan the IMW program personnel will correspond with you until it meets the requirements. You may operate under your old plan until the new one is compliant.


       Major Changes Must Be Approved Before Implementation


Please Contact for Questions or Additional Information:

Office of Environmental Health Services, 350 Capital Street, Room 313, Charleston, WV 25301-3713

Phone No. 304-558-2981

Fax No. 304-558-1071

Or email: Donna.R.Gorbey-Michael@wv.gov

Coming Soon! On-Line Applications and Payment for Infectious Medical Waste Haulers.

We invite you to review the information available here and welcome all comments and suggestions for improving our web site. 

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Contact Information:

Office of Environmental Health Services
Public Health Sanitation Division
Infectious Medical Waste Program
350 Capital Street, Room 313
Charleston, WV 25301-3713

Donna Gorbey-Michael, R.S. -  Infectious Medical Waste Program

donna.r.gorbey-michael@wv.gov   email

(304) 368-4420 ext. 79404
(304) 367-2755 fax

Danya Canterbury - Secretary II

 danya.l.canterbury@wv.gov email

(304) 356-4288
(304) 558-1071 fax

Site Updated: April 28, 2017.