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Capito, Manchin Announce $4.9 Million for Six West Virginia Health Services Programs


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), both members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $4,995,609 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for six programs that will support healthcare services across West Virginia. 

“I’m thrilled to see support heading to West Virginia to help strengthen research initiatives, improve important health services, and increase access to substance abuse treatment,” Senator Capito said. “The research and medical training happening in West Virginia is vital to the future of our state, and I will continue to advocate for the resources our people need to lead healthy lives.”

“I’m pleased HHS is investing more than $4.9 million in these six critical programs to bolster health services, expand access to treatment for substance use disorder and support innovative research opportunities across West Virginia,” Senator Manchin said. “I look forward to seeing the positive impacts of this funding for years to come. As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I will continue advocating for resources to support our healthcare professionals and organizations as they care for West Virginians across the Mountain State.”

Individual awards listed below:

$2,000,095 – First Choice Services: Support Navigators

$1,386,669 – West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources: Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant

$750,000 – Southern Highlands Community Mental Health Center: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Projects

$300,000 – West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources: Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Expansion

$284,178 – West Virginia University: Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation Research

$274,667 – West Virginia Perinatal Partnership: Statewide Perinatal Quality Collaboratives

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