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WV Recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 2nd, 2024 by WCBC Radio

The West Virginia Human Services is recognizing April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month highlighting the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect.  Governor Jim Justice also proclaimed April as Family Strengthening and Child Abuse Prevention Month in West Virginia.  To show support and give attention, West Virginians are encouraged to participate in “Wear Blue Day” on Friday, April 5th.  The colors blue and silver and blue pinwheels are the recognized symbols for child abuse prevention.