Come see us at these upcoming educational events and learn more about fatty liver disease.
WV Minority Health Fair
October 14th, 12pm-6pm
Huntington, A.D. Lewis Community Center
WV Minority Health Fair | Marshall Health
Liver Day Event
Join patients, families, caregivers, community organizations and those interested in liver health to discuss the importance of addressing liver disease in their communities.
West Virginia State Capitol Building
1900 Kanawha Blvd E
Charleston, WV 25305
October 24, 2022
10AM to 12PM ET
Buildings Lighting Green for Liver Health
Listed alphabetically by city
Governor’s Proclamation for West Virginia declaring October as National Liver Awareness Month.
Liver Health Screenings
If you are uninsured and at risk you may be eligible for free screening. A listing of our partner sites offering screenings will be added to this page. Please check back or contact our free Helpline, 1-800-GO-LIVER/1-800-465-4837.
State Liver Disease Facts
- 389 West Virginians died of liver disease in 2020
- 206 West Virginians have liver cancer
- 13.2% of adults in West Virginia have diabetes.
- 70.5% of adults are overweight or obese.
- 27.4% of adults have no leisure-time physical activity.
- 1.4 serving of fruit is consumed daily on average by adults in West Virginia.
- 1.6 servings of vegetables are consumed daily on average by adults in West Virginia.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2020). Chronic Liver Disease/Cirrhosis Mortality by State. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/pressroom/sosmap/liver_disease_mortality/liver_disease.htm
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2019). Cancer Statistics At a Glance. Retrieved from https://gis.cdc.gov/Cancer/USCS/#/AtAGlance/
- Organ Procurement & Transplantation Network. (2022). State Data. Retrieved from https://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/data/view-data-reports/state-data/