WVC 16 - 1 - 1
It is the policy of this state to promote the physical and
mental health of all of its citizens and to prevent disease,
injury, and disability whenever possible. The state recognizes its
responsibility to assist in the provision of essential public
health services and establishes by this article a state public
health system to work in conjunction with local boards of health to
provide basic public health services that encourage healthy people
in healthy communities.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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