WV and National Disaster News - July 19, 2021


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WV Daily COVID Update and Stats for July 19, 2021 (WV DHHR) - There were no deaths reported to DHHR since the last dashboard report.



Deadline to apply for federal help from February storms is Monday, July 19 (WCHS-TV)

Federal Help Available to Residents Impacted by Storms (US News & World Report)

State Department of Education launches 'I Got Vaxxed' campaign (Yahoo News)

Federal Help Available to Residents Impacted by Storms (AP)

Deadline arrives to apply for disaster aid in 4 WVa counties (AP)

West Virginians Impacted by February/March 2021 Storms Can Apply for Federal Assistance (Governor’s Press Release)

WV DHHR COVID-19 update – July 16 (Buckhannon Record-Delta)

As COVID cases rise in all 50 states, West Virginia officials urge vaccination (Metro News)

Dr. Marsh advises West Virginians to mask up against delta variant (Charleston Gazette-Mail)

West Virginians advised to mask up against delta variant (Huntington Herald-Dispatch)

Delta variant COVID cases increasing nationally: Is Ohio County affected? (WTRF)

Justice: West Virginia has no plans for further vaccine incentives (WV News/Exponent Telegram)

West Virginia DHHR reports 2 new COVID-19 related deaths, including 86-year-old Barbour West Virginia woman (WV News/State Journal)

Storm damage reported around the MOV (WTAP)






Western Wildfires (NBC News)  - Also see: The Oregonian (OR); CBS SF (CA); CNN 

Rounds of drenching storms to produce flash flood risk in southern US  (AccuWeather)

 At least 68,000 people expected to apply for FEMA aid after severe flooding in Metro Detroit (Fox 2 Detroit)



Biden’s Covid surge teams begin rolling out to a hostile heartland (Politico)

People unvaccinated against Covid-19 risk the most serious virus of their lives, expert says (CNN)

Facebook pushes back against Biden remarks on COVID-19 misinformation (The Verge)

With The Delta Variant Spreading Fast, Is It Time To Mask Up Again? (National Public Radio)



Collapse Raises New Fears About Florida’s Shaky Insurance Market (New York Times)

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