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News archive: May

Thursday, May 21, 2015

DHHR celebrated Emergency Medical Services for Children Day

On May 20, 2015, DHHR celebrated Emergency Medical Services for Children Day by commending Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agencies across the state for their ongoing preparedness for pediatric emergency response. Click the title for more information

EMS for Children Honors Matt Smith, EMT, for Saving an Infant’s Life

The West Virginia Emergency Medical Services (EMS) for Children Program recognized Matt Smith, an EMT with Marion County Rescue Squad, Inc., at its annual EMS for Children Advisory Committee meeting. Click on the title for more information

Tuesday, May 19, 2015


This training will help public health personnel understand: Ebola, The African Experience; Ebola, The American Experience; Returned Traveler Monitoring in WV; Case and Contact Investigation in WV; Hospital and Healthcare Workers Safety; EMS Transport & Hospital Referral Network in WV; Laboratory Testing in WV. Training will include two breakout sessions: donning and doffing PPE, case and contact tracing. For more information click the title.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Rural Opioid Overdose Reversal Grant Program

The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy's Rural Opioid Overdose Reversal Grant Program awards funding to develop innovative community partnerships that will reduce the incidences of morbidity and mortality related to opioid usage in rural areas. They will be awarding 15 grants of up to $100,000 each. For more information, please visit

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Naloxone Administration Training

The West Virginia OEMS will be providing Naloxone administration training at the following locations beginning May 18. WV OEMS will providing the training at no charge, and it will take less than two hours to complete. Click title for more information.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

2015 NORTHEASTERN Regional

What - 2015 NORTHEASTERN Regional Ebola Training When - Thursday, May 28, 2015 7:30am-4:30pm Where - Robert H. Mollohan Research Center 1000 Galliher Drive, Fairmont

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