|Purpose: The West Virginia Bureau of Public Health will hold a public hearing on the Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant. The purpose of this hearing is to inform the public and collect any public comments on the proposed Fiscal Year 2021 2022 work plan.|
The public hearing will be conducted on:
Thursday, June 17th 9 a.m. 10 a.m.
A phone line will be available for those who wish to comment during the meeting.
Conference ID: 57586293
Phone-In number: +1 681-245-6817,,57586293#
The Preventive Health and Health Services (PHHS) Block Grant, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), supports a variety of Bureau for Public Health (BPH) programs in West Virginia. Funds are allocated to the support of initiatives and programs such as: BPH Accreditation and Quality Improvement, Cancer Prevention and State Cancer Registry, Emergency Technician Training Program, Environmental Lead Assessment Program, Healthy People Healthy Places Program, Hepatitis (A, B, & C) Testing Program, Rural Health Communities Program, Rape Crisis and Victim Services, Rural Health Provider Loan Repayment Program, the State Laboratory of Public Health, the State Center for Health Statistics, and Tuberculosis Prevention activities.
For additional information regarding the PHHS Block Grant: https://www.cdc.gov/phhsblockgrant/index.html
Comments may be presented by attending/calling in to the virtual public hearing or submitted in writing or electronically to:
Bruce W Adkins, M.S., PA
WV Bureau for Public Health
350 Capitol Street
Charleston, West Virginia 25301