West Virginia

Department of Health, Department of Health Facilities, and Department of Human Services

Department of Health
Department of Health Facilities
Department of Human Services

DH General Counsel

​​​General Counsel provides timely and accurate legal advice and counsel to the Secretary and the Department, including the responsibility to coordinate all litigation activity through the Board of Risk and Insurance Management, Attorney General’s Office, and to issue legal opinions as needed.

​WV Department of Health (DH) Interim General Counsel, Virginia Payne 

WV Department of Health
Office of the General Counsel
One Davis Square, Suite 100 East
Charleston, WV  25301
Phone: (304) 558-4972
Fax: (304) 558-7075

FOIA Requests: Pursuant to West Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act, all persons are, unless otherwise expressly provided by law, entitled to full and complete information regarding the affairs of government and the official acts of those who represent them as public officials and employees. All requests for public records containing information relating to the conduct of the public’s business, prepared, owned, and retained by DH should be directed to DHHRFOIA@wv.gov​

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