West Virginia - Wild and Wonderful

About West Virginia

West Virginia is noted for its mountains and diverse topography, its historically significant logging and coal mining industries, and its political and labor history. It is one of the most densely karstic areas in the world, making it a choice area for recreational caving and scientific research.

Business

West Virginia is full of opportunity for any business with a growing economy and a highly dedicated workforce. Whether you are running an existing business or thinking of starting a new business you can find all of the information you need throughout this business section.

Education

West Virginia is fortunate to have a tremendous education system with a high standard of excellence. Please use the information provided here to learn more about the wealth of educational opportunities in our great state.

Employment

West Virginia is home to one of the finest workforces in the country based on our hard work and commitment to quality. Whether you are looking for new job opportunities, enhancing your job skills or researching future employment trends you can find all of the information you need throughout this employment section.

Family

West Virginia offers the perfect balance of a rural and urban setting that suits a variety of lifestyles. This is a state where you can go whitewater rafting in the morning, go to an art exhibit in the afternoon and attend a concert in the evening. Whether you just moved to the Mountain State or your family has been here since it was founded, you are part of our community.

Health

Maintaining proper health is vital to ensuring the highest quality of life possible. West Virginia strives to provide one of the best health care systems in the country that is affordable and available to all residents of the state. This section contains numerous resources to assist you in accessing the health care services provided in the state.

Tourism

Exhilarate in the lasting beauty and natural wonder scattered throughout West Virginia. From unmatched outdoor recreation to world-class resorts, breathtaking scenery and a variety of cultural and historic attractions, West Virginia is an ideal spot to plan your next adventure. Discover for yourself what makes West Virginia wild and wonderful.

 Additional Healthy Kids Resources

Application to apply for free and reduced price school meals program in the State of West Virginia.
The Basic and Specialized Health Care Procedure Manual for West Virginia Public Schools shall be utilized as the minimum standard for safe practice as approved by West Virginia Board of Education Policy 2422.7 and adopted by the State Bureau for Public Health in the Specialized Health Procedures in Public Schools Rule, 64 W.Va. CSR 66.
Description of the basic health care procedures.
Specialized health care procedures.
The Office of Healthy Schools provides an array of programs and services such as health education, driver education, physical education, tobacco prevention, teen pregnancy prevention, etc. Learn more about these programs online and the site directory listed on the top of the site will help guide you to the information you are looking for.
This Federal CDC website provides a detailed overview of health subjects related to keeping youth healthy.
Tips to help parents make the best dietary and physical activity decisions to ensure children grow up healthy and strong.
The Kids First Screening Initiative unites parents, health professionals and teachers to give West Virginia’s children the positive start in life they deserve. By working together, we can help ensure that every child receives the best possible chance to be healthy and ready to learn. Here you will find information for healthcare professionals, parents and school personnel.
The Kids First Screening Initiative unites parents, health professionals and teachers to give West Virginia’s children the positive start in life they deserve. By working together, we can help ensure that every child receives the best possible chance to be healthy and ready to learn.
Website created by the Office of Healthy Schools that provides information for teachers, parents and students on programs and resources available to provide leadership, training and support for schools and their communities designed to improve collaboration and ensure the health and educational achievement of children in a safe, nurturing and disciplined environment.
We are Raze: West Virginia’s teens, tearing down the lies of Big Tobacco and fighting them with all we’ve got – our passion, our power and our minds.
This legislative rule establishes nutrition standards for foods served and/or sold to students in schools during the school day. The procedures relate both to nutritional standards of school meals and additional foods and beverages sold or served to students. Further, this rule includes recommendations pertaining to all foods offered or sold on school premises.