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Welch Community Hospital to Continue Non-Emergent OB-GYN Services
07/06/2017
DHHR announced, effective today, Welch Community Hospital will begin contracting with a physician group from Beckley, West Virginia, to provide non-emergent Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN) services. ...more
Medical Cannabis Advisory Board Named
06/29/2017
Today, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Bureau for Public Health announced the members of the West Virginia Medical Cannabis Advisory Board....more
School Clothing Voucher Applications Accepted through July 31, 2017
06/28/2017
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Division of Family Assistance will begin accepting applications for school clothing vouchers on Monday, July 3, 2017 for eligible children enrolled in West Virginia schools. ...more
Secretary Crouch Comments on Jackie Withrow Hospital and Other Similar DHHR-Owned Facilities
06/23/2017
Today, West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) Cabinet Secretary Bill J. Crouch issued the following statement:...more
Secretary Crouch Comments on the Impact of Senate Bill (SB) 1013 on Vulnerable West Virginians
06/14/2017
Today, West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) Cabinet Secretary Bill J. Crouch issued the following statement on SB 1013:...more
DHHR’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit Announces Indictments
06/01/2017
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) today announced the indictment of several individuals and a corporation in Berkeley County on charges of Medicaid fraud and fraudulent schemes. ...more
DHHR Announces New WIC Income Guidelines
05/25/2017
DHHR's Office of Nutrition Services today announced new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) income eligibility guidelines for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC)....more
Health Officials Celebrate National Infant Immunization Week
04/26/2017
DHHR today celebrated National Infant Immunization Week at My Family Preschool and Child Care Center in Hurricane to encourage parents of infants to schedule an immunization check-up for their child. ...more
DHHR Announces Closure of Emergency Energy Assistance Program for Low Income Residents
04/25/2017
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) today announced applications for the Emergency Low Income Emergency Assistance Program (LIEAP) will no longer be accepted after Friday, April 28, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. ...more
Media Event for National Infant Immunization Week
04/24/2017
DHHR Media Advisory: Media Event for National Infant Immunization Week ...more
West Virginia Selected by CMS for Accountable Health Communities Model
04/18/2017
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) Cabinet Secretary Bill J. Crouch today announced the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has selected West Virginia as one of 32 participants ...more
DHHR Announces Emergency Energy Assistance Program for Low Income Residents
03/23/2017
DHHR today announced applications for the Emergency Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) will be accepted beginning Monday, March 27, 2017....more
Save Our State (SOS) Event - March 17, 2017
03/14/2017
As part of Gov. Jim Justice’s Save Our State (SOS) tour, DHHR Cabinet Secretary Bill J. Crouch will head to the Wood County Senior Citizens Association, Inc. to discuss potential cuts to the Aged and Disabled (AD) Waiver Program....more
DHHR Eliminating 33 Vehicles from its Fleet
03/06/2017
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) today announced a reduction of 33 vehicles from its fleet. ...more
Save Our State (SOS) Press Event - March 8, 2017
03/03/2017
As part of Gov. Jim Justice’s Save Our State (SOS) tour, DHHR Cabinet Secretary Bill J. Crouch will head to the Raleigh County Commission on Aging to discuss potential cuts to the Aged and Disabled (AD) Waiver Program....more
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