CHARLESTON, W.Va. — U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, today announced $2,747,261 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) for Substance Abuse and Cancer Prevention Programs.

“Maintaining healthy communities has been and remains a top priority for me. This HHS funding is essential in assisting our state’s health department in delivering resources to two programs that help those recovering from substance abuse and efforts to prevent cancer,” Ranking Member Capito said. “As the top Republican on the Labor-HHS Appropriations Subcommittee, I will continue fighting for resources that provide West Virginians with the necessary tools to fight the opioid epidemic and deadly diseases like cancer.”

Individual awards listed below:

  • $2,015,000 Cancer Prevention and Control Programs
  • $732,261 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services

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