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WVa health partnership includes products preparedness center

A public-private health care partnership will launch a products preparedness center in West...
A public-private health care partnership will launch a products preparedness center in West Virginia.(Gov. Justice Office)
Published: Jan. 13, 2022 at 11:19 AM EST
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MORGANTOWN, W. Va. (AP) - A public-private health care partnership will launch a products preparedness center in West Virginia.

Gov. Jim Justice says the center will be located in Morgantown, involves a more than $50 million investment for the state and will create more than 125 jobs.

The previously announced partnership is between the West Virginia University Health System and Richmond, Virginia-based global health care logistics company Owens & Minor.

The company produces surgical products and personal protective equipment.

Justice says the COVID-19 pandemic has taught that preparedness and resiliency are incredibly important.

He says the partnership will have a positive impact for West Virginians.

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