WV and National Disaster News - April 14, 2021


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West Virginia

WV Daily COVID Update & Stats for April 14, 2021 (WVDHHR)

W.Va. health departments continue administering Moderna and Pfizer COVID vaccinations (WCHS-TV)

Drive-thru mass vaccination site opens at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races (WDVM-TV)

COVID-19 variant found in Randolph (The Inter-Mountain)

CAMC COVID 19 case numbers on the upswing (MetroNews-Radio)

Two W.Va. virus deaths reported Tuesday (The Parkersburg News and Sentinel)

Virus cases spiking: Easter holiday gatherings lead to rise in Mercer COVID numbers (The Bluefield Daily Telegraph – can use browser Reader view)

More than 221,000 W.Va. students receive food cards to make up for lost meals during Pandemic (WVVA-TV)

VIDEO: FEMA provides financial support for funerals during COVID-19 pandemic (WVNS-TV)


Johnson & Johnson Vaccine in local news

J&J vaccine paused; W.Va. follows CDC in waiting for review (The Parkersburg News and Sentinel)

WVU halting Johnson & Johnson vaccine administration based on federal recommendations (WBOY-TV)

Health officials adjust plans with vaccinations following Johnson & Johnson pause (MetroNews-Radio)

J&J Vaccine Pause Cuts Into Available Doses In The Ohio Valley (West Virginia Public Broadcasting-Radio)

'No reason to panic' as WV pauses J&J vaccine distribution amid 'exceedingly rare' side effects (The Charleston Gazette-Mai)

Health department responds to Johnson & Johnson pause (WSAZ-TV)

Ohio Valley health officials react to the Johnson & Johnson “vaccine pause” (WTRF-TV)

Johnson and Johnson 'pause' will not affect W.Va. ability to continue shots in arms (WCHS-TV)




FEMA Starts Accepting Applications for COVID-19 Related Funeral Reimbursements (KMJ-Radio)

U.S. recommends "pause" for Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine to review blood clot cases (CBS News)

Some Children With COVID-Related Syndrome Develop Neurological Symptoms (The New York Times)

Weather & EAS

At least one dead after severe storm capsizes ship in Gulf (AccuWeather)


Wildfire researchers have a "grim" forecast for 2021's fire season, say it could be worse than 2020 (Salon)


FEMA Plans To Bring Back National Emergency Alert System (EAS) Test This Summer (Inside Radio)

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