REGISTRATION BEGINS TOMORROW FOR HEALTHY
GRANDFAMILIES VACCINATION INCENTIVE PROGRAM
Gov. Justice also offered a reminder that tomorrow – Tuesday, Sept. 7 – marks the
beginning of registration for the recently announced Healthy Grandfamilies
vaccination incentive program.
The program will provide a $150 voucher for back-to-school supplies to all
vaccinated grandfamilies in West Virginia; families where grandparents are the
primary caregivers for their grandchildren.
To qualify, all vaccine-eligible members of the grandfamily – including
grandparents and grandchildren ages 12 and older – must have received at least
one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The family must also be enrolled in West
Virginia State University’s Healthy Grandfamilies program.
Healthy Grandfamilies – which provides information and resources to grandparents
who are raising one or more grandchildren – will assist in the administration of the
school voucher incentive. According to the organization, about 19,000 West
Virginia children live in households with a grandparent or grandparents as their
For more information, visit healthygrandfamilies.com.