- Associated Press - Monday, April 28, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - State health officials are marking the 20th anniversary of National Infant Immunization Week with an event in Charleston.

Bureau of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Letitia Tierney visited Sacred Heart Day Care Center on Monday to talk about the importance of infant immunizations in the state. She was joined by Dr. Raheel Kahn, president of the West Virginia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and Jenny Murray with V-100 radio, whose daughter contracted whooping cough.

The national week is designed to raise awareness of infant immunizations.