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News and Announcements

Pregnant Mothers Urged to Get Flu Shot
10/21/2014
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Division of Immunization Services is urging pregnant women in West Virginia to get a flu shot to protect themselves and their unborn babies against the flu. ...more
CDC Presents Top Honors to West Virginia Immunization Program
10/10/2014
More teens and adults benefiting from several potentially life-saving vaccines...more
Health Officer Says Mammogram Saved Her Life
10/06/2014
DHHR program offers free or low-cost mammograms, clinical breast exams and Pap tests...more
DHHR Receives $3.6 Million for Youth Suicide Prevention
10/03/2014
DHHR Cabinet Secretary Karen L. Bowling today announced the Bureau for Behavioral Health and Health Facilities has been awarded a $3.6 million Garrett Lee Smith State and Tribal Suicide Prevention grant...more
DHHR Requires Reporting of Acute Neurologic Illness
10/01/2014
Officials with the Bureau for Public Health today filed an order requiring health care providers and health care facilities to report to the State DHHR all cases of acute neurologic illness with focal limb weakness...more
DHHR Confirms Four Cases of Enterovirus EV-D68 in West Virginia
09/22/2014
Health officials with the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources today said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed four (4) cases of Enterovirus EV-D68 in West Virginia...more
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

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