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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…]

Community engagement and partnerships the focus of Thursday’s WVSOM presentation

Online option offered; NIH to present national engagement ‘toolkit’ based on WVSOM’s CRCH model LEWISBURG W.Va. — Anyone interested in increasing community engagement and building community partnerships will want to attend or view the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine’s Center for Rural and Community Health (CRCH) —  in partnership with the National[Read More…]

Celebrating National Hospital Week (May 12-18) in West Virginia

West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. –Next week May 12-18, 2024, is National Hospital Week, which presents an opportunity to celebrate and acknowledge the many community contributions made by hospitals and hospital-based clinicians, caregivers, and support staff. “Community hospitals are essential to the people and places they serve, providing round-the-clock care[Read More…]

WV Bioscience Summit to highlight Medtech, Biotech Development in Huntington on May 29

West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – With the goal of highlighting the entrepreneurs, researchers, companies, and institutions that are making a positive difference in West Virginia’s life science community, the West Virginia Bioscience Association will host the 12th Annual West Virginia Bioscience Summit on Wednesday, May 29 in Huntington. The event will take place at Marshall[Read More…]

U.S. Senate designates April 15-21 as National Osteopathic Medicine Week

CHARLESTON, W.VA.— U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Roger Wicker (R-MS), Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and Jim Risch (R-ID) last week reintroduced a bipartisan resolution designating April 15-21, 2024, as National Osteopathic Medicine Week. The bipartisan resolution recognizes the service and dedication of Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DOs) and schools of[Read More…]

Celebrating National County Government Month: County Commissioners’ Association of West Virginia hosts annual essay contest for 8th grade students

West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The County Commissioners’ Association of West Virginia (CCAWV) is proud to announce the launch of its annual essay contest in celebration of National County Government Month. As April unfolds, the CCAWV invites 8th-grade students from across West Virginia to participate in this educational[Read More…]