West Virginia

Department of
Health & Human Resources

News and Announcements

Public Health Progressing with Implementation of SB373: Stakeholders are engaged in Source Water Protection Plan development tools
09/19/2014
DHHR Cabinet Secretary Karen L. Bowling today announced the Bureau for Public Health’s progress in the implementation of public health requirements of Senate Bill 373...more
DHHR Purchasing Office Globally Recognized for Excellence
09/17/2014
DHHR Cabinet Secretary Karen L. Bowling is pleased to announce the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Purchasing Office is the first West Virginia state agency to reach 100% certification......more
DHHR Wraps Up Meeting with CDC
09/12/2014
Officials with the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) Bureau for Public Health wrapped up their 3-day meeting with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). ...more
WV DHHR Meets with CDC to Protect the Health of Citizens
09/11/2014
Continuing discussions about monitoring for possible health effects...more
September is National Preparedness Month
08/28/2014
State Health Officer encourages residents to build a personal preparedness kit...more
Epi-Aid Addendum Released
08/19/2014
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
08/14/2014
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
08/04/2014
WVDHHR joins partners nationwide in recognizing August as National Immunization Awareness Month....more
Pain Clinic Patients May Need to Be Tested for Hepatitis, HIV
07/21/2014
DHHR pursuing legal action to obtain patient listing...more
DHHR Bureau for Medical Services Announces Launch of Health Homes Initiative
07/11/2014
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
07/11/2014
Shots Required for Kindergarten, 7th and 12th Grade Students in West Virginia...more
CDC CASPER Survey Released
07/08/2014
Findings Consistent with Other Data...more
Feds Reduce Black Lung Funding
07/02/2014
DHHR says clinical services will continue...more
First Case of Chikungunya Confirmed in West Virginia
07/01/2014
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

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