By Steven Allen Adams, The Journal
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Dr. Clay Marsh, West Virginia’s coronavirus czar, told a congressional committee Tuesday that the state’s culture of service was one reason why West Virginia has one of the best COVID-19 vaccine rates in the nation.
Marsh was among several witnesses Tuesday during a virtual hearing of the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.
During the hearing, titled “No Time to Lose: Solutions to Increase COVID-19 Vaccinations in the States,” Marsh spoke about West Virginia’s successful COVID-19 vaccination program as a guest of 1st District Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va.
Marsh, the vice president and executive dean for Health Sciences at West Virginia University, said a culture of community, volunteerism and service have helped the state come together to quickly mobilize vaccination efforts…