Cokey Muth Registered Nurse Scholarship

Valley Health Systems is offering a one-time post-secondary scholarship (up to $2,000) to patients interested in pursuing a career as a professional registered nurse. Cokey Muth, RN served on the Board of Directors at Valley Health Systems and was a leader for healthcare development with her work on policy. She trained as a registered nurse […]

Back to School Thoughts From Your Friendly Neighborhood Child Psychiatrist

Whitney Fulton, MD It’s August. Ready or not, the back-to-school month is here. Summer may have passed in the blink of an eye, but we are barreling quickly toward those first days back in the classroom. Not all summers looked the same. Some kids had multiple family vacations to exotic, exciting locations. Some kids had […]

How Often Should I Get Health Screenings? A Customized Checklist

When it comes to health care, screenings and check-ups are often unsung heroes. Though these routine visits may not seem particularly significant or exciting, they are an essential tool for maintaining our overall health and wellness. Screenings and check-ups are an extension of preventative care, which aims to prevent diseases before they occur or help […]

How to Choose Your Primary Care Provider

In our journey through health care, primary care providers are often our guides, providing personalized care and continuity, critical resources, and long-term support. These providers, often referred to as PCPs, are typically our first point of contact — and first line of defense — when we have a medical concern or need an annual check-up. […]

Keeping Your Care Close to Home: Five Benefits of Community Health Centers

Local health centers are vital threads in the fabric of our communities. With more than three dozen health centers in 8 counties, Valley Health brings quality care closer to home for patients in West Virginia, Ohio, and Kentucky. Over the last three years, the coronavirus pandemic has underscored the importance of local health centers in our […]

Stay healthy today and tomorrow: Why preventative care matters

At Valley Health, we believe preventative care is a key component to staying healthy. Through routine exams, check-ups, and screenings, we work proactively to prevent chronic diseases or illnesses from developing in the first place.  By detecting and addressing health concerns early, Valley Health providers can improve our patients’ health outcomes for patients, lower health […]

Valley Health aims to assist patients with Medicaid, alternative enrollment

During Covid, the Medicaid office could not check for eligibility, and anyone with Medicaid was automatically re-enrolled. Beginning March 2023, the West Virginia DHHR (the Medicaid office) will resume examining eligibility. You may lose Medicaid coverage.  Effective April 1, 2023, certain Medicaid and WV CHIP recipients who receive care at Valley Health and other health […]

Important Notice: Update your contact information to receive information from WVDHHR about coverage redetermination

Medicaid and WV CHIP members: The Bureau for Medical Services needs your most up-to-date mailing address and phone number to make sure you receive important paperwork to continue your healthcare coverage. Update your contact information:wvpath.wv.gov | 1-877-716-1212 | dhhrbcfchangectr@wv.gov Spread the word to community members, patients, familiy friends, neighbors, and anyone else who might be enrolled in […]

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