West Virginia

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News and Announcements

September is National Preparedness Month
State Health Officer encourages residents to build a personal preparedness kit...more
Epi-Aid Addendum Released
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources received the Epi-Aid Trip Report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)....more
EBTShopper™ Mobile Phone App Simplifies WIC Shopping
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Office of Nutrition Services today announced a new app to make shopping easier. ...more
August is National Immunization Awareness Month
WVDHHR joins partners nationwide in recognizing August as National Immunization Awareness Month....more
Pain Clinic Patients May Need to Be Tested for Hepatitis, HIV
DHHR pursuing legal action to obtain patient listing...more
DHHR Bureau for Medical Services Announces Launch of Health Homes Initiative
Bureau for Medical Services launched the Health Homes initiative for behavioral health on July 1, 2014 and is currently accepting eligible Medicaid members...more
Now is the Time to Check Children’s Immunization Requirements
Shots Required for Kindergarten, 7th and 12th Grade Students in West Virginia...more
CDC CASPER Survey Released
Findings Consistent with Other Data...more
Feds Reduce Black Lung Funding
DHHR says clinical services will continue...more
First Case of Chikungunya Confirmed in West Virginia
Suspected case now confirmed by CDC - The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau for Public Health has confirmed the state’s first case of chikungunya (pronounced chik-en-gun-ye)...more
Provider Reports Are Consistent With Earlier Findings
Raw data supports earlier findings by health care partners...more
First Case of Chikungunya Suspected in West Virginia
CDC indicates 13 states now have had a total of 80 confirmed cases...more
DHHR Secretary and KCHD Director Visit WV Congressional Delegation To Discuss Chemical Spill
Karen L. Bowling, secretary of the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, and Rahul Gupta, executive director and health officer for the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department...more
2014 School Clothing Voucher Applications
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Division of Family Assistance will begin accepting applications July 1, 2014 for school clothing vouchers ...more

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