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WV Bureau for Public Health - PHHS Block Grant
Contact: Bruce W. Adkins at 304-356-4203
Office of Community Health Services and Health Promotion

Date/Time: 6/29/2020 -- 10:00 AM
Location:
THIS MEETING IS CANCELLED - TO BE RESCHEDULED IN THE NEXT 30 DAYS
On-Line Virtual Meeting 
Meeting links:
Join meeting at:
https://meet.lync.com/westvirginiaot/a005658/S1WBR80S
Dial-In Number:  +1 - 681-245-6817, 619993572# 
Conference ID: 619993572
Purpose: The Preventive Health and Health Services (PHHS) Block Grant is the primary source of non-categorical Federal funding that provides recipients the latitude to fund projects for any of the established national health objectives available in the nations Healthy People 2020 health improvement plan.

The PHHS Block Grant is used to support clinical services, preventive screening, laboratory support, outbreak control, workforce training, public education, data surveillance, and program evaluation targeting such health problems as cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, emergency medical services, injury and violence prevention, infectious disease, environmental health, community fluoridation, and sex offenses. activities.

The states depend on the PHHS Block Grant to support public health funding where no other adequate resources are available.

States invest their PHHS Block Grant dollars in a variety of public health areas. PHHS Block Grant dollars are used to support existing programs, implement new programs, and respond to unexpected emergencies.

Notes:
Meeting was approved : 6/15/2020 8:36:16 AM

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