The Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department has announced that it is receiving most of a $4.5 million grant.
The grant is being announced this afternoon during a news conference at Bicentennial Park.
The grant to the state of West Virginia, $3.75 million of which is going to the Mid-Ohio Valley, will help the health department create healthy communities.
It will also help support healthy efforts to reduce childhood obesity.
The money will help the MOV Health Department in its six county region.
Stay tuned to WTAP.COM and WTAP-TV for more details.