Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Read Now: Expert Opinions on HIV Cure Research
  
  • Email Email
  • Comments Comments
  • Printable Single-Page Print-Friendly
  • Glossary Glossary

U.S. News

West Virginia: $200K Cut From State's HIV/AIDS Program

January 15, 2013

Due to West Virginia's low infection rate, the government is reducing federal funding for the state's HIV/AIDS program by more than $200,000. Combined with cuts from the previous year, the reductions to the state total more than $617,000. The Department of Health and Human Resources reported that this funding is being redirected to states with higher infection rates. According to Public Health Commissioner Marian Swinker, the state will be forced to eliminate a $20 reimbursement for HIV specimen collection and counseling services, but federal funds will still enable the Office of Laboratory Services to cover lab testing. However,

View Full Article


  
  • Email Email
  • Comments Comments
  • Printable Single-Page Print-Friendly
  • Glossary Glossary

 
See Also
Quiz: Are You at Risk for HIV?
10 Common Fears About HIV Transmission
More HIV Testing News on Southern U.S. States

No comments have been made.
 

Add Your Comment:
(Please note: Your name and comment will be public, and may even show up in
Internet search results. Be careful when providing personal information! Before
adding your comment, please read TheBody.com's Comment Policy.)

Your Name:


Your Location:

(ex: San Francisco, CA)

Your Comment:

Characters remaining:

Tools
 

Advertisement