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West Virginia has a severe shortage of direct care professionals: Here’s how you can help

West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Help your community while earning money — that’s the opportunity that the West Virginia pathways to Professional In-Home Care is offering. The West Virginia Department of Human Services has partnered with the West Virginia University Health Affairs Institute to create a new training[Read More…]

Media Advisory: Marshall School of Pharmacy to present white coats to first-year pharmacy students on Friday at 2 p.m.

WV Press Release Sharing HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University has issued the following media advisory: The Marshall University School of Pharmacy will formally welcome its first-year pharmacy students at its 12th annual White Coat Ceremony on Friday, Aug. 18, at the Brad D. Smith Foundation Hall in Huntington. During the event, students will be presented[Read More…]

Media Advisory: New River Community College Partners with Friday Night Medical Time Out to elevate safety measures for local high school athletes

WV Press Release Sharing BEAVER, W.Va. – As part of a strategic collaboration, New River Community and Technical College will be joining forces with Friday Night Medical Time Out to enhance safety protocols for local high school athletes. On Monday, Aug. 21, at Shady Spring High School, New River CTC Paramedic students will be[Read More…]

The story behind ‘Las Noticias en tu idioma con Sergio Rodriguez’

WV Press News Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Sergio Rodriguez and WV Press share the story behind ‘Las Noticias en tu idioma.’ This English language episode tells why and how this Spanish-language program is being created and shared. Viewers can share their comments about this episode See Spanish-language segments of ‘Las[Read More…]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Gov. Justice to join WVDHS to present inaugural Medal of Valor awards today at noon

WV Press Release Sharing MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The office of Gov. Jim Justice has issued the following media advisory: WHO: Gov. Jim Justice, other officials.  WHAT: Gov. Justice will join officials from the West Virginia Department of Homeland Security to present the inaugural round of Medal of Valor awards.  The following individuals will[Read More…]