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Coronavirus Update: County officials across West Virginia dealing with numerous challenges
By July 10, 2020 Read More →

Coronavirus Update: County officials across West Virginia dealing with numerous challenges

By Lexi Browning West Virginia Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Across West Virginia, government officials in all 55 counties are responding to a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic. Though each region faces individual challenges, these officials say they are working to find the best solutions for local residents. Serving the public: From the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak in […]

Coronavirus Update: W.Va. with 3,882 positive cases, 95 deaths as of 10 a.m. today
By July 10, 2020 Read More →

Coronavirus Update: W.Va. with 3,882 positive cases, 95 deaths as of 10 a.m. today

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Here are the totals from the West Virginia Health and Human Resources website as of 10 a.m. on Friday, July 10. West Virginia Cases Total Positive Cases – 3,882 Total Lab Results reported – 199,383 Cumulative positive test percentage – 1.95 Total Deaths – 95 After 3,428 more tests, the number of new […]

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WVU opposes new  U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement guidance, underscores commitment to international students
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WVU opposes new U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement guidance, underscores commitment to international students

From WVU Today: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Maryanne Reed and Amber Brugnoli, associate vice president and executive director of the Office of Global Affairs, addressed new guidance issued from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement regarding international students on F-1 visas in a letter to the campus community today […]

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Coronavirus Update: W.Va. Governor’s press briefing at 12:30 p.m.
By July 10, 2020 Read More →

Coronavirus Update: W.Va. Governor’s press briefing at 12:30 p.m.

CHARLESTON, W.Va.— The office of West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has announced a press briefing for today at 12:30 p.m. WHO: Gov. Jim Justice, other state officials. WHAT: Gov. Justice will provide an update for media on COVID-19 preparedness and response plans. WHEN: Today, Friday, July 10. West Virginians can watch the live stream of this briefing at the […]

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Coronavirus Update: W.Va. with 3,751 positive cases, 95 deaths as of 10 a.m. today
By July 9, 2020 Read More →

Coronavirus Update: W.Va. with 3,751 positive cases, 95 deaths as of 10 a.m. today

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Here are the totals from the West Virginia Health and Human Resources website as of 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 9. West Virginia Cases Total Positive Cases – 3,751 Total Lab Results reported – 195,955 Cumulative positive test percentage – 1.91 Total Deaths – 95 After 3,106 more tests, the number of new […]

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Coronavirus Update: West Virginia sets free COVID-19 testing locations for July 10-17
By July 9, 2020 Read More →

Coronavirus Update: West Virginia sets free COVID-19 testing locations for July 10-17

Counties include Barbour, Harrison, Marshall, Mercer, Monongalia, Preston, Upshur and Wayne Information from the WV DHHR: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — To increase COVID-19 testing opportunities in West Virginia, the Governor’s Office, the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs, WV Department of Health and Human Resources, WV National Guard and community partners are providing free testing for residents […]

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Coronavirus Update: West Virginia looking at Sept. 8 as start of school year
By July 9, 2020 Read More →

Coronavirus Update: West Virginia looking at Sept. 8 as start of school year

Governor talking with WVSSAC about potentially pushing back the fall sports calendar CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gov. Jim Justice joined West Virginia health leaders and State education leaders to announce West Virginia are now targeting Sept. 8, 2020, as the date to resume student instruction in school buildings in all 55 counties across West Virginia. “No one […]

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Media Advisory: WVU health, policy experts say Americans face greater risks if U.S. pulls from World Health Organization
By July 9, 2020 Read More →

Media Advisory: WVU health, policy experts say Americans face greater risks if U.S. pulls from World Health Organization

From WVU Today: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The Trump administration’s plan to withdraw the United States from the World Health Organization, effective July 6, 2021, could reshape global diplomacy and weaken public health efforts at home, particularly amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to West Virginia University experts in health and public policy.  Editor’s Note: West Virginia University experts can […]

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By July 9, 2020 Read More →

Highmark ranked #1 nationally for Medicare Advantage Plan overall satisfaction

Improves from #2 National Ranking in J.D. Power Study Release from Highmark: PITTSBURGH, Pa. (July 7, 2020) – Many consumers unknowingly choose a health insurance plan that may not offer the best coverage for their medical condition, or that may cost them more in the long run. That’s why trusted, objective information can be helpful […]

Opinion: Congress must step up to stop nursing home deaths
By July 8, 2020 Read More →

Opinion: Congress must step up to stop nursing home deaths

By Gaylene Miller State Director, AARP West Virginia Less than one percent of the nation’s population lives in nursing homes. But, residents and staff of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities account for 40 percent of COVID-19 deaths nationally. Weeks before cities and states began closing down, COVID-19 was already ravaging America’s long-term care facilities. The […]

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