What is the WVPCA?

Formed in 1983, the West Virginia Primary Care Association (WVPCA) is a private, non-profit membership association that represents West Virginia safety-net health care providers. WVPCA is the federally-designated primary care association for the state and is the link between federal, state and local entities providing health care for 25%, or 1 in 4 of our state’s residents.
Our services assist members in providing high quality, cost-effective health care and address specific needs of administrators, clinicians, boards of directors, outreach workers and other center staff. We offer a wide variety of services targeted specifically toward the needs of West Virginia health centers in policy & advocacy, administration, cooperative purchasing, recruitment, information technology, and clinical care.


The WVPCA has released this statement on the COVID-19 vaccine allocation.  The Biden administration, with HRSA and CDC, has announced a program that will allow community health centers the ability to receive a COVID-19 vaccine allocation directly. The program will initially be a pilot of less than a fifth of the nation’s community health centers, then ramp up to include more over time. Pilot community health centers will be ones serving hard-to-reach and disproportionately-affected populations. 

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The WVPCA is working with Federal, State, and local health officials in emergency preparedness activities as well as disseminating appropriate information to our Community Health Centers.  This includes up-to-date resources and policies to ensure the continued health and safety of the communities we serve.  

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