West Virginia

Department of
Health & Human Resources

Public Health Impact Task Force Meeting

7/14/2015

​What:    Public Health Impact Task Force Meeting

When:   Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Time:    12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. 
                                      
Place:    Monongalia County Health Department   
              453 Van Voorhis Road  
              Morgantown, West Virginia
            
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health (BPH) will hold a meeting of the Public Health Impact Task Force (PHITF) on Wednesday, July 15 at 12:30 p.m. at the Monongalia County Health Department. 

The attached agenda includes a presentation focused on the future of public health and opportunities for new partnerships.  PHITF will hear reports from each of the newly formed workgroups, Better Health, Better Quality, Affordable Public Health and Community Engagement. 

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 task force 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/Pages/default.aspx.

Contact Information

Allison C. Adler, DHHR Communications Director, (304) 558-7899 or Allison.C.Adler@wv.gov 

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