|[August 22, 2013]
New Website Helps to Keep Campers Safe in West Virginia
CHARLESTON, W. Va. --(Business Wire)--
West Virginia Bureau of Public Health, a division of the West
Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, has launched a
new website to provide camping safety information at: http://www.dhhr.wv.gov/campsafety.
The new website provides valuable information for parents, camp staff
and campers of all ages on how to stay safe while camping in the
of West Virginia along with comprehensive information on a variety
of important topics such as water safety, wildlife safety, food safety,
and heat safety.
"Camping is a fun way to get family and friends together to enjoy the
outdoors," said Loretta Haddy, Office of Epidemiology and Prevention
Services director and State Epidemiologist. "This new website combines
important camping safety information and guidelines from offices and
divisions throughout the Bureau of Public Health in one place so that
everyone can ensure their camping trip is a safe and happy one."
The goal of the West
Virginia Camp Safety website is to provide a one stop source to
educate campers on how to make informed decisions regarding safety while
camping. Visit http://www.dhhr.wv.gov/campsafety
for more information.
The new website was developed by the Bureau for Public Health in
partnership with WV.gov.
is the official Web site of the State of West Virginia (http://www.wv.gov)
and is the result of an innovative public-private partnership between
the state and West Virginia Interactive. West Virginia Interactive works
with state and local government agencies to build and manage interactive
online services and is a subsidiary of eGovernment firm NIC
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