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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West Virginia COVID Information
 
Unemployment & the CARES ACT (Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security Act)
 
COVID-19 Testing
To report your symptoms and be directed to one of the available testing sites, contact your primary care doctor or a designated hotline for your area. 
Click here to view the screening criteria. 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 
 
BEWARE, COVID Scams! Report suspected fraud by calling the National Center for Disaster Fraud hotline at 1-866-720-5721 or email disaster@leo.gov
PRICE GOUGING, report to WV General Attorney's website  
 
Manage Stress & Anxiety
Resources available to those who may be struggling with fear, anxiety, or stress caused by Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) include professionally trained mental health staff.
  • For PEIA Members:  Optum, part of UnitedHealth Group, has a 24/7 Emotional-Support Help Line available free of charge to all PEIA members - call 866-342-6892.
    Find more information about the help line on  Find more information about the help line on PEIA’s website.

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:

Communities and Business Resources

Volunteer Opportunities
 

Contact Information

gina.l.namay@wv.gov