WV and National Disaster News - September 13, 2021


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WV and National Disaster News for September 13, 2021 (WV DHHR) - There have been several deaths over the weekend. DHHR has confirmed the deaths of a 77-year old male from Putnam County, a 26-year old female from Fayette County, a 44-year old male from Wood County, an 83-year old female from Boone County, a 75-year old male from Wood County, a 72-year old female from Jefferson County, a 94-year old female from Harrison County, a 52-year old male from Raleigh County, a 72-year old male from Kanawha County, an 83-year old male from Fayette County, a 59-year old female from Taylor County, a 67-year old female from Webster County, a 57-year old male from Wood County, a 54-year old male from Marshall County, an 86-year old male from Kanawha County, a 51-year old male from Mason County, an 81-year old male from Mineral County, a 79-year old male from Wayne County, a 69-year old female from Kanawha County, a 30-year old female from Ohio County, a 76-year old male from Jefferson County, an  85-year old male from Harrison County, an  85-year old female from Harrison County, a 71-year old female from Jackson County, a 50-year old male from Roane County, a 56-year old female from Harrison County, a 67-year old male from Randolph County, a  43-year old male from Kanawha County, a 55-year old male from Mingo County, a 57-year old male from Monongalia County, and an 83-year old female from Cabell County.



Offering help when it’s needed most: After a disaster, research shows mental health services should be available in long-term recovery phase (My Buckhannon)

RISE West Virginia comes closer to completing homes for flooded residents (MetroNews-Radio)

West Virginia sets 2 daily records for positive virus cases (The Associated Press)

WVU expands indoor mask requirement to all indoor campus spaces (WVU Today)

COVID-19 Cases Continue Climbing Around Northern Panhandle (The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register)

Some local churches returning to mask requirements on their own as COVID-19 numbers surge (WCHS-TV)




Data shows Covid booster shots are ‘not appropriate’ at this time, U.S. and international scientists conclude (CNBC)

Most Americans support vaccine mandates for office work and schools, poll shows (The Washington Post)


The Federal Government Sells Flood-Prone Homes To Often Unsuspecting Buyers, NPR Finds (Delaware Public Media)

Why Ida drenched the Northeast—and what that means for future storms (Popular Science) 

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