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DHHR Investigating Hepatitis A Cases Linked to National Outbreak
08/31/2016
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health is working closely with local health departments in Berkeley and Jefferson counties to investigate reports of illnesses linked to a national outbreak of hepatitis A. ...more
DHHR to Host Public Hearing on Proposed Source Water Protection Plans for City of Fairmont, Town of Monongah and Town of Fairview
08/30/2016
DHHR, Bureau for Public Health’s Office of Environmental Health Services will hold a public hearing on September 8, 2016, to discuss Source Water Protection Plans for the City of Fairmont, the Town of Monongah and the Town of Fairview....more
DHHR to Host Public Hearing on Proposed Source Water Protection Plans for Charles Town Utilities, Corporation of Harpers Ferry and Corporation of Shepherdstown
08/30/2016
DHHR, BPH's Office of Environmental Health Services will hold a public hearing on September 8, 2016, to discuss draft Source Water Protection Plans for Charles Town Utilities, Corporation of Harpers Ferry and Corporation of Shepherdstown....more
DHHR to Host Public Hearing on Proposed Source Water Protection Plans for Clarksburg Water Board, City of Shinnston and Town of Lumberport
08/29/2016
DHHR Bureau for Public Health’s Office of Environmental Health Services will hold a public hearing on September 6, 2016, to discuss draft Source Water Protection Plans for the Clarksburg Water Board, the City of Shinnston and the Town of Lumberport....more
DHHR to Host Public Hearing on Proposed Source Water Protection Plans for Pendleton County PSD - Upper Tract and Brandywine Systems, and the Town of Franklin System
08/29/2016
DHHR Bureau for Public Health’s Office of Environmental Health Services will hold a public hearing on September 7, 2016, to discuss draft Source Water Protection Plans (SWPPs) for Pendleton County PSD....more
DHHR to Host Public Hearing on Proposed Source Water Protection Plan for West Virginia American Water Huntington
08/29/2016
DHHR Bureau for Public Health’s Office of Environmental Health Services will hold a public hearing on September 7, 2016 to discuss a draft Source Water Protection Plan for West Virginia American Water Huntington. ...more
DHHR to Host Public Hearing on Proposed Source Water Protection Plan for Hughes River Water Board
08/25/2016
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Bureau for Public Health’s Office of Environmental Health Services will hold a public hearing on August 30, 2016, to discuss the Hughes River Water ...more
DHHR to Host Public Hearing on Proposed Source Water Protection Plan for Town of West Union
08/25/2016
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Bureau for Public Health’s Office of Environmental Health Services will hold a public hearing on Monday, August 29, 2016, to discuss the Town of West Union’s ...more
DHHR Announces Request for Applications for Therapeutic Foster Care Program
08/23/2016
DHHR today announced applications will be accepted to establish a Therapeutic Foster Care Program, a multi-tiered Foster Family Care Model (Model) which will broaden the continuum of foster care services for youth ages 5-17 in the legal custody of DHHR. ...more
DHHR to Host Public Hearing on Proposed Source Water Protection Plan for Taylor County PSD
08/22/2016
DHHR, Bureau for Public Health’s Office of Environmental Health Services will hold a public hearing on Thursday, August 25, 2016, to discuss the draft Source Water Protection Plan for Taylor County Public Service District. ...more
DHHR to Host Public Hearing on Proposed Source Water Protection Plans
08/22/2016
DHHR Bureau for Public Health’s Office of Environmental Health Services will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, to discuss draft Source Water Protection Plans....more
DHHR Purchasing Office Globally Recognized for Excellence for Third Consecutive Year
08/22/2016
DHHR Cabinet Secretary Karen L. Bowling today announced the Department’s Purchasing Office received the 2016 Sterling Award. ...more
DHHR to Host Public Hearing on Proposed Source Water Protection Plan for Putnam PSD
08/16/2016
DHHR Bureau for Public Health’s Office of Environmental Health Services will hold a public hearing on Monday, August 22, 2016, to discuss the Putnam Public Service District's draft Source Water Protection Plan. ...more
DHHR to Host Public Hearing on Proposed Source Water Protection Plan for City of Hurricane
08/16/2016
DHHR Bureau for Public Health’s Office of Environmental Health Services will hold a public hearing on Monday, August 22, 2016, to discuss the City of Hurricane’s draft Source Water Protection Plan. ...more
Disaster SNAP (D-SNAP) Food Benefits Help Thousands of Flood-Affected Households
08/09/2016
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Bureau for Children and Families Commissioner Nancy Exline today announced that the Disaster SNAP (D-SNAP) program provided $4,661,482 in nutrition assistance benefits to thousands of people....more
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