September 15, 2022
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $692,060 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to the Department of Health and West Virginia Human Resources (DHHR). The funding will support student loan repayment for West Virginia healthcare workers.
“I am pleased that HHS is supporting student loan repayment for our healthcare workers as they continue to provide essential care to their fellow West Virginians,” said Senator Manchin. “It’s critical that our healthcare organizations have the resources they need to keep our communities safe and healthy, and this funding will help address the workforce shortages that plague our healthcare systems. health. As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I will continue to advocate for resources to support healthcare workers throughout Mountain State.