May 24, 2024

Manchin Announces $3.6 Million To Strengthen Healthcare Services, Research In West Virginia

Charleston, WV – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $3,697,091 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to strengthen maternal, child and primary care health services across West Virginia, as well as advance critical substance use disorder research through Marshall University.

“I’m pleased HHS is investing more than $3.6 million to strengthen health services throughout the Mountain State and advance substance use disorder research at Marshall University," said Senator Manchin. “I look forward to seeing the positive impacts of these important initiatives for years to come. As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I will continue advocating for resources that support academic research and ensure all West Virginians have access to quality, affordable healthcare.”

Individual awards listed below:

  • $1,968,966 – West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources: Maternal and Child Health Services
  • $1,062,132 – West Virginia Primary Care Association: State and Regional Primary Care Associations
  • $665,993 – Marshall University: Substance Use Disorder Research