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How to Give to Extension on WVU's Day of Giving

WVU Day of Giving - November 14, 2018

Each and every day, WVU Extension Service works to strengthen our families and communities, invest in our youths and promote good stewardship of our agricultural and natural resources. Our combination of research-based programs and local expertise in all 55 West Virginia counties has produced truly remarkable results.

West Virginia 4-H has played a formative role in the lives of youths in the state for more than 100 years. Whether through traditional offerings of club work, 4-H projects, youth agriculture or camping programs – or new experiences like computer coding, robotics, entrepreneurship, shooting sports and outdoor adventure – we are engaging young people in West Virginia with exciting opportunities and lifelong friendships like never before.

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PEIA Healthy Tomorrows Requirement

As part of PEIA’s Healthy Tomorrows program, PPB Plan (A,B,C,D) policyholders are required to visit their primary care physician annually to have their blood pressure, blood glucose, cholesterol and waist circumference within acceptable ranges.  

Policyholders must report this information directly to PEIA before May 15, which also is the Open Enrollment deadline for Plan Year 2019.

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Benefits Open Enrollment

As a reminder, Open Enrollment began on Monday, April 2, and runs through Tuesday, May 15. 
The Open Enrollment period is your only opportunity to make changes to your elected insurance benefits for the 2019 plan year without a qualifying life event. All changes for the 2019 plan year will be effective July 1, 2018.
Employees may add, drop or make changes online with the following vendors:

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Defend Your Data - Social Media Spring Cleaning

If you're worried about the recent news about the personal information of 50 million people being mined from Facebook for political purposes, you may want to clean up your online profiles. To help you defend your data, Information Technology Services provides the following tips for all social media accounts.

Learn more about managing your privacy and security settings for the things you share online at

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