WV State Health Information Assistance Program

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Maintaining Your Health

Maintaining your health is extremely important to having an overall healthy lifestyle. 

Medicare offers many preventive services, such as flu vaccine, colonoscopies, and mammograms, at little or no cost to Medicare beneficiaries.  To view more information about Medicare's coverage of preventive services please click here or  please visit the Publications page to view more information.

Another important factor to maintaining a healthy lifestyle is being active and exercising your body.  This page is meant to connect you to different health promotion programs offered through the local County Aging Providers to help you keep active.  Use the below map to find health promotion locations near you!

WV SHIP is also a proud partner of the Million Hearts Campaign!  The Million Hearts Campaign's goal is to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes between 2011 and 2016.  Maintaining healthy lifestyle habits such as a healthy diet, exercise, and not smoking are important steps to take to prevent heart attacks and strokes.  Million Hearts. Working to prevent a million heart attacks and strokes. Proud supporter.

Please contact Rebecca Gouty, SHIP and SMP State Director, rebecca.a.gouty@wv.gov regarding any page updates.

Find Health Promotion Locations

County Map Hancock Brooke Ohio Marshall Preston Monongalia Wetzel Marion Tyler Doddridge Harrison Taylor Pleasants Wood Grant Mineral Hampshire Morgan Berkeley Jefferson Hardy Tucker Ritchie Barbour Lewis Gilmer Wirt Jackson Roane Calhoun Braxton Clay Upshur Webster Randolph Pendleton Pocahontas Nicholas Greenbrier Kanawha Mason Putnam Cabell Wayne Lincoln Mingo Logan Boone Fayette Raleigh Wyoming McDowell Mercer Summers Monroe

What's New

  • New Medicare Cards were sent to West Virginia beneficiaries between April and June 2018, Medicare does not send yearly cards and will not call you about card changes - if you get such a call, HANG UP! It is a scam!
  • Medicare Supplement Plans and Monthly Rate Comparisons (November 2021) is online.
  • Guide to Choosing a Medigap Policy is online.
  • 2022 Medicare Costs - This fact sheet provides the premiums and deductibles for Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance). It also includes information about the income-related monthly adjustment amounts for Medicare Part D (prescription drug coverage).
  • Nursing Home Compare website, rating nursing homes throughout the country, has been recently updated. 
  • Many Medicare preventive services are zero deductible and zero copay. Call 1-877-987-4463 to find out what services are covered. 




Mailing Address:

1900 Kanawha Blvd. East
Charleston, WV 25305


Town Center Mall, 3rd Level
Charleston, WV


(304) 558-3317, (877) 987-4463


(304) 558-0004

1900 Kanawha Blvd. East, Charleston, WV 25305 • Town Center Mall, 3rd Level • Phone: (304) 558-3317, (877) 987-4463 • Fax: (304) 558-0004