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Contact: Donna Gialluco


June 7, 2017


Hancock County Board of Health Implementing Harm Reduction Program


The regular monthly meeting of the Hancock County Board of Health was held on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. During the meeting, the Board members reviewed and approved the Harm Reduction Program to be made available for a 30-day public comment period.

The Harm Reduction Program is available for public review during normal business hours at the Hancock County Health Department in New Cumberland, WV; The Mary H. Weir Public Library in Weirton; The Swaney Memorial Library in New Cumberland; and the Lynn Murray Memorial Library in Chester.  A 30-day written comment period beginning on June 12, 2017 will exist for the submission of comments.  Written comments must contain the writer’s name, address and telephone number.  Direct all comments to:  Ms. Jackie Huff, Administrator, Hancock County Health Department, PO Box 578, New Cumberland, WV  26047.