West Virginia

Department of
Health & Human Resources

Public Health Impact Task Force Meeting - Tuesday, December 22, 2015

12/21/2015

​MEDIA ADVISORY


What:    Public Health Impact Task Force Meeting

When:   Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Time:      10 a.m. – 11 a.m. 
                                      
Place:    Bureau for Public Health
              Center for Threat Preparedness Conference Room 
              505 Capitol Street, Suite 200
              Charleston, WV  25301
       

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health will hold a meeting of the Public Health Impact Task Force (PHITF) on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 10 a.m., at the Bureau for Public Health, Center for Threat Preparedness in Charleston, WV. 

The purpose of this meeting is to review and approve the final report on the PHITF process.  A full agenda is attached.

PHITF meetings are open to the public and include a public comment period.

Dr. Rahul Gupta, State Health Officer and Commissioner for the Bureau for Public Health, commissioned the PHITF with membership comprising of representatives from BPH, local health departments, private and public partner organizations, and policy makers.  The goal of the PHITF is to redefine the mission of public health in West Virginia by making recommendations to define structural and organizational changes required to revolutionize the public health system. 

More information about PHITF is available at http://www.dhhr.wv.gov/localhealth.

Contact Information

For more information contact: DHHRCommunications@wv.gov or call (304) 558-7899.

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