HURRICANE, West Virginia — The Center for Rural Health Development in Hurricane is celebrating a milestone.
The center is marking 20 years of work on rural health issues. The private, not-for-profit organization started its work in 1994.
Officials held an open house on Tuesday afternoon to mark the occasion and announced the creation of the Institute for Rural Health Improvement. The new initiative aimed at improving health outcomes in communities across West Virginia.
According to its website, the center has developed and implemented programs to help improve health and strengthen health care delivery in West Virginia.
In 2003, it began providing management and technical assistance as the lead agency for the West Virginia Immunization Network.