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HRSA’s Virtual Job Fair

Network with employers and explore loan repayment opportunities. Join us anytime between 6:45 to 10:15 PM ET on May 22, 2019 100 employers are preparing to meet with you on May 22. They will present full-time and half-time employment opportunities. They also shared...

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Aging in Appalachia: Dying with Dignity

WEST VIRGINIA PUBLIC BROADCASTING-Hollywood tells us that love stories are about the beginning -- catching an eye across a crowded room, a first date, a dramatic proposal. We see little, if anything, after the fairytale wedding. But for many, the greatest testament to...

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Upcoming Webinar: Hepatitis Surveillance in West Virginia

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Cost: Free! Webinar Description: The month of May is designated as Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States and May 19th is Hepatitis Testing Day. During May, CDC and its public health partners work to shed light on...

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CDC Releases Report on Measles Outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report on the recent increase in measles cases, including a summary of all of the measles cases reported from January 1 - April 26 this year. During that period a total...

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2019 Nurse Corps Scholarship Program

Accepting applications through Tuesday, May 21, 7:30 p.m. ET The Nurse Corps Scholarship Program (NCSP) awards funds to students enrolled in a diploma, associate, baccalaureate, or graduate degree nursing program in exchange for their commitment to serve in high-need,...

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National Infant Immunization Week

This year marks the 25th anniversary of National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW). From April 27-May 4, 2019, NIIW will highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and will celebrate the achievements of immunization programs in...

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PHI National Opioid Leadership Summit 2019

Join the Public Health Institute, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams and colleagues from across the country on June 25, 2019 in Sacramento to learn about, share and collaborate on real solutions to the opioid crisis that bridge the criminal justice, health care and...

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