WVC 27 - 1 - 6
§27-1-6. State hospital.
"State hospital" means any hospital, center or institution, or
part of any hospital, center or institution, established,
maintained and operated by the Division of Health, or by the
Division of Health in conjunction with a political subdivision of
the state, to provide inpatient or outpatient care and treatment
for the mentally ill, intellectually disabled or addicted. The
terms "hospital" and "state hospital" exclude correctional and
regional jail facilities.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session