Caroline MacGregor Published

W.Va. Healthcare Services To Benefit From Federal Dollars

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Nearly $4 million in federal funding has been awarded to West Virginia healthcare services. 

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, D-WV, announced $3.9 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to strengthen healthcare services throughout the state.

The money will be used to make improvements to public health infrastructure, improve maternal and child health services statewide, and support local health centers in Monroe County.

Individual awards to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources include:

$1.5 million to bolster public health infrastructure.  This includes workforce development and support facilities.

$1.3 million to support maternal and child health services statewide.

Another $1 million was set aside for the Monroe County Health Department to support the county’s local health centers.