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Policy Forum Outlines Child Poverty Issues

September 30, 2013

Charleston Daily Mail and Beckley Register-Herald – Five years ago, Dick Wittberg and his staff at the Parkersburg-based Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department organized a massive dental operation. Read

Wittberg, director of a department that serves six West Virginia counties, had become aware of what he calls the “unbelievable need for dental services in West Virginia.”

So his staff planned a two-day blitz and recruited area dentists to provide care to all comers.

It didn’t work out that way.