First, this week our Foundation was informed that West Virginia VOAD has received a shipment of PPE, which includes KN-95 masks, cloth masks, and gloves. VOAD also has blankets and basic personal hygiene kits available. All items are available free of charge to nonprofit organizations in need. If your organization has a need for these items, please reach out to Staci Boggs by phone: 304-640-5183 or through email: info@wvvoad.org.

Second, over the last year, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Office of Drug Control Policy, and the Governor’s Council on Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment have been implementing the West Virginia Substance Use Response Plan. They have put together upcoming virtual town hall meetings to provide an update and overview of year 1 progress and solicit feedback regarding updates to the plan for year 2. Each town hall meeting will focus on a different section of the plan