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Did you know that preventable injuries/accidents are the fourth leading cause of death in both West Virginia and the United States? In 2014, West Virginia had around 1,900 accidental deaths.

The West Virginia Violence and Injury Prevention Program (WVVIPP) is committed to the health and safety of all West Virginians. Through a coordinated, public health approach, the WVVIPP provides education, awareness, and strives to promote evidence-based activities to help prevent injuries and fatalities.



West Virginia Violence and Injury Prevention Program (WVVIPP)

Sarah K. Sanders PhD   

WVVIPP Director                                                                                                                                                                           

Toll Free:    1-800-642-9704
Direct Line: 304-356-4393 


The WV Department of Health and Human Resources Equal Employment Opportunity/Civil Rights Program is dedicated to the full and meaningful implementation of all Equal Employment Opportunity policies and applicable laws, ensuring a professional work environment free from illegal discrimination and harassment, and fostering equality, opportunity and respect for our employees, applicants and customers regardless of race, national origin, color, age, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, veteran or military service member status or filing a charge of discrimination, participating in a discrimination proceeding, or otherwise opposing discrimination. The WVDHHR EEOP Utilization Report is available upon request and at this link.

West Virginia Violence and Injury Prevention Program (WVVIPP) Room 427 350 Capitol Street Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: 1-800-642-9704