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Category: Health

Capito, Manchin Announce $1.9 Million for Black Lung Clinics

WEST VIRGINIA  – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), members of the Appropriations Committee, today announced $1,954,576 for West...

Hepatitis C Program Launches In West Virginia To Fight Virus

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — An initiative to combat the rise of hepatitis C infections has launched in West Virginia. News outlets report a five-year program called...

AG: City’s abortion ordinance raises free speech concerns

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s top prosecutor says Charleston’s new ordinance to target protests at abortion clinics could run afoul of Constitutional...

City ordinance aims to curb abortion protesters

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s capital city has passed an ordinance aimed at curbing protests at abortion clinics. News outlets report the Charleston City...

U.S. Department Of Labor Provides Disaster Relief Employment Funding For West Virginia Communities Affected By Opioid Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WOAY)– The U.S. Department of Labor today announced an opioid-crisis Dislocated Worker Grant (DWG) to Workforce West Virginia for up to up to...

HIV Cases Rising In West Virginia

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A cluster of HIV cases in Cabell County reflects a shift in how the disease is being transmitted, West Virginia health officials say. The...

WVU Extension Service Brings in Pop-Up Farmer’s Market to Daniels Elementary

Today Daniels Elementary School had their field day. This year, the West Virginia University Extension Service set up a farmer’s market in the hallway. Students from...

Swimmers, Families Prepare for Pool Season

WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY) – Now that kids are out of school and the weather is warming up, families and public facilities are probably planning to open their pools over...

New HIV Screenings In Kanawha For At-Risk Population

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Four Kanawha County agencies are banding together to provide HIV screenings and education for at-risk populations. Covenant House Director...

DHHR Announces New WIC Income Guidelines

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Office of Nutrition Services, today announced new U.S. Department of...

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