Covid-19 Main Information Page

3/23/2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in China. COVID-19 has impacted several countries around the globe. On March 11 the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, pointing to the over 118,000 cases of the coronavirus illness in over 110 countries and territories around the world and the sustained risk of further global spread. The Centers for Disease Control provides up to date information and guidelines for Individuals & Families; Businesses, Schools & Childcare, and Communities on Covid-19 response in the United States. 

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Schools, Workplaces and Community
 
West Virginia Covid-19 Information
 
 
COVID-19 Testing
It is recommended that you seek testing ONLY when you begin exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19.
Click here to view the screening criteria. To report your symptoms and be directed to one of the available testing sites, you must contact your primary care doctor or a designated hotline for your area. Most, if not all, sites require a physician's order before testing.  WV Testing Site Locations and more information. 
 
For general questions and concerns about COVID-19, call the WV Department of Health and Human Resources HOTLINE at 1-800-887-4304 
 
WV Schools
WV Schools Feeding Sites list
County feeding sites will be updated as they become available.
Contact your county office for additional information about feeding sites or meal delivery plans.
For Other Community Resources to assist with basic needs, Call 211 or visit their website at http://www.wv211.org/   
 
Community and Volunteer Organizations
In the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, communities are looking toward social service organizations for support. So how are Volunteer Managers keeping themselves and their volunteers safe while responding to the persisting needs of their communities? Here are actionable recommendations (plus additional resources) to help Volunteer Managers respond effectively to the COVID-19 outbreak, go to:

Contact Information

gina.l.namay@wv.gov