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WV and National Disaster News - April 22, 2021
04/22/2021
Justice Warns Younger WV Residents Against COVID Complacency; What To Know About The COVID-19 Vaccines; Return of severe weather to rock the South ...more
WV and National Disaster News - April 20, 2021
04/20/2021
Gov. Justice issues executive order updating and clarifying several COVID-19 regulations; New state law on harm reduction programs could end Marion County effort; Area doctors speak out about overdose rate skyrocketing during the pandemic...more
WV and National Disaster News - April 19, 2021
04/19/2021
Marsh: Rise in variants ‘call to arms’ in getting vaccinated; Sen. Capito says vaccine is the road back to normalcy; Five COVID-19-related deaths confirmed in W.Va. on Sunday ...more
WV and National Disaster News - April 16, 2021
04/16/2021
Kroger Health offers free COVID-19 vaccinations; Nearly half of US states reported an increase in COVID-19 cases this week; Nor'easter walloping parts of Northeast with cold rain, April snow ...more
WV and National Disaster News - April 14, 2021
04/14/2021
W.Va. health departments continue administering Moderna and Pfizer COVID vaccinations; FEMA Plans To Bring Back National Emergency Alert System (EAS) Test This Summer...more
WV and National Disaster news - April 13, 2021
04/13/2021
Infant tests positive for COVID; Gov. Justice In accordance with CDC and FDA, all Johnson & Johnson vaccine administration paused in West Virginia; West Virginia reports eight COVID deaths over weekend ...more
WV and National Disaster News - April 12, 2021
04/12/2021
State urges vaccines for younger population; Most counties are offering more summer programs after the pandemic school year; FEMA to start taking applicants for COVID-related funeral reimbursements...more
WV and National Disaster News - April 9, 2021
04/09/2021
West Virginia reports 13 new COVID-19 deaths; Is the Pandemic taking a mental toll? Call West Virginia’s free emotional strength line; Wide stretch of southern US on alert for severe weather outbreak ...more
WV and National Disaster News - April 8, 2021
04/08/2021
Manchin says all health centers in West Virginia can order vaccine;State leaders urge vaccinations to curb uptick in virus cases; Concerns grow as COVID-19 variants spread in West Virginia ...more
WV and National Disaster News - April 7, 2021
04/07/2021
Severe weather to continue in central, southern US; WV Daily COVID Update and Stats; WV COVID Czar Discusses Hazards of Mixing Science with Politics ...more
WV and National Disaster News - April 6, 2021
04/06/2021
Justice to West Virginia youth: Get vaccinated; Governor Jim Justice warns about UK variant; U.S. must confront COVID spike, noted epidemiologist warns; Stonerise Healthcare to offer vaccine clinics to patients' families, friends...more
WV and National Disaster News - April 5, 2021
04/05/2021
Despite Increased Vaccinations, COVID-19 Cases Remain High; New Federal Flood Insurance Rating Plan to Start Oct. 1; How long will coronavirus vaccines protect people?...more
WV and National Disaster News - March 31, 2021
03/31/2021
CVS Health to administer no-cost COVID-19 vaccines at select pharmacies ; Inmates, Families Waiting On COVID-19 Vaccine In Jails, Prisons; Don’t laminate your COVID vaccination card before doing these 5 things ...more
WV and National Disaster News - March 29, 2021
03/29/2021
Walmart to start offering vaccines in WV; More than 6,700 in W.Va. without power after strong wind, rain; W.Va.'s active COVID-19 total continues to increase, 3 deaths reported...more
WV and National Disaster News - March 26, 2021
03/26/2021
'Day of' COVID-19 test cleared by FDA for event & wedding testing; Health department to provide COVID-19 vaccines to Kanawha students in the coming weeks...more
WV and National Disaster News - March 25, 2021
03/25/2021
Middle-aged women 'worst affected by long COVID', studies find; Gov. Justice to allow all live music performances & Summer Camps to resume; Color-coded county map to no longer determine high school schedules; ...more
WV and National Disaster News - March 24, 2021
03/24/2021
COVID-19 cases are on the rise locally, medical experts share thoughts; Lingering Covid symptoms pose ‘really serious problem,’ researcher says; Strong tornadoes and severe weather will threaten millions across the South - Again ...more
WV and National Disaster News - March 23, 2021
03/23/2021
West Virginia opens vaccine sign-ups for residents 16 and older, sets return of festivals; 'U.K. variant' reported in Fayette County, health officials confirm; Back-to-back storms to unleash deluge over South ...more
WV and National Disaster News - March 12, 2021
03/12/2021
COVID-19 vaccination clinic scheduled Saturday, March 13, in Charleston; Here's why experts say the US may be fooled by improving Covid-19 numbers and what that means for the summer...more
WV and National Disaster News - March 11, 2021
03/11/2021
Marshall County vaccine clinic expands, changes and serves more people; Biden seeks to chart a path out of the pandemic in prime-time address ...more
WV and National Disaster News - March 10, 2021
03/10/2021
A safer time might be just months away. But don't abandon Covid-19 safety measures yet; Justice calls for more West Virginia residents to pre-register for COVID-19 vaccines ...more
WV and National Disaster News - March 8, 2021
03/08/2021
Volunteers pitch in to help flooded Barboursville church bounce back for Sunday service ; More Than 200K Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19 in WV; West Virginia expands vaccination eligibility, eases restrictions on businesses and gatherings...more
WV and National Disaster News - March 5, 2021
03/05/2021
Flood debris cleanup plan announced in Kanawha County; Active COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations continue downward trend in Thursday DHHR report...more
WV and National Disaster News - March 4, 2021
03/04/2021
Experts share tips for what to do after flood damage, how to avoid scammers; High-Risk Children Now Eligible For COVID Vaccine ...more
WV and National Disaster News - March 3, 2021
03/03/2021
Kanawha County recovering from flooding; Gov. Justice declares State of Emergency for 18 counties affected by flooding; Texas and other states ease COVID-19 rules despite warnings; ...more
WV and National Disaster News - March 2, 2021
03/02/2021
Swift water rescue teams help people escape flooding in Wayne County; West Virginia’s Weekly COVID-19 Vaccine Allotment Swells to 92,000 Doses; The Asymmetry of COVID-19 Vaccine Access ...more
WV and National Disaster News - February 26, 2021
02/26/2021
Marion Co., WV, Health Dept. holds vaccination clinic for local African American community; More than 5,100 in W.Va., 1,300 in Kentucky without power; WVU scientists studying and fighting COVID-19 variants ...more
WV and National Disaster News - February 24, 2021
02/24/2021
Researchers at West Virginia University discover COVID-19 variant in West Virginia; Classrooms are safe’: West Virginia students to head back to class; Drug executives: Big jump in vaccine supply is coming soon ...more
WV and Regional Disaster News - February 23, 2021
02/23/2021
Power Restoration From West Virginia Ice Storm Pushed Back; Biden Remembers 500,000 American lives lost to COVID19' ...more
WV and National Disaster news - February 22, 2021
02/22/2021
5 things to know before you delay your doctor’s appointment due to the COVID-19 pandemic; Climate Threats Could Mean Big Jumps in Insurance Costs This Year...more
WV and National Disaster News - February 19, 2021
02/19/2021
Clarksburg VA to offer COVID-19 vaccines to older veterans Saturday; More than 49,000 without power in W.Va.; Slow progress on power restoration ...more
WV and National Disaster News - February 17, 2021
02/17/2021
State of Emergency declared as counties struggle with mounting power outages; Another winter storm poised to strike the region; Partnership works to vaccinate communities of color in W.Va...more
WV and National Disaster News - February 16, 2021
02/16/2021
Another Cross-Country Winter Storm Ahead From Northwest to the South, Midwest and East; Gov. Justice: No ‘red’ counties in WV, essential workers over 50 set to be vaccinated ...more
WV and National Disaster News - February 12, 2021
02/12/2021
Winter storm causes power outages, crashes, school closings; Mayo Clinic using new treatment for COVID-19 patients; CDC alters COVID-19 quarantine guidance for vaccine recipients ...more
WV and National Disaster News - February 11, 2021
02/11/2021
Thousands lose power, travel treacherous from latest winter storm; Pleasants, Ritchie, and Wood County COVID-19 vaccine clinics changed due to bad weather; ...more
WV and National Disaster News - February 9, 2021
02/09/2021
Significant ice threat from the Southern Plains to the Mid-Atlantic starting early Wednesday; morning500 more aged 65+ to be vaccinated in Harrison County; It's very risky for states to ease Covid-19 restrictions right now, experts warn; ...more
WV and National Disaster News - February 8, 2021
02/08/2021
West Virginia's active COVID-19 cases drop for 20 consecutive days; U.K. coronavirus variant spreading rapidly through United States; US Health Experts: Vaccines Will Increase by Spring ...more
WV and National Disaster News - February 5, 2021
02/05/2021
How is West Virginia prioritizing delivery of second COVID-19 vaccine dose for seniors? North Central WV medical centers begin using COVID-19 infusion treatment; ...more
WV and National Disaster News - February 4, 2021
02/04/2021
How do you confirm you’re on the COVID-19 vaccine list? West Virginia to get 20% boost in COVID-19 vaccination supply; Increasing Numbers of U.S. Residents in High-Risk Wildfire and Flood Zones ...more
WV and National Disaster News - February 3, 2021
02/03/2021
COVID-19 vaccination clinic (for 65 & older) this Saturday in Charleston, WV; I've had my Covid-19 vaccine, now what can I safely do?; People who smoke are prioritized to get the COVID-19 vaccine before the general population - Here's why...more
WV and National Disaster News - February 2, 2021
02/02/2021
Deadly storm pummels East Coast with heavy snow and fierce wind; WV officials: Vaccination efforts showing results; COVID-19 vaccine does not cause infertility, as social media myths are claiming ...more
WV and National Disaster News - February 1, 2021
02/01/2021
Active COVID-19 cases continue to drop in West Virginia; Winter Storm Orlena; Essential Workers Get Lost in the Vaccine Scrum as States Prioritize the Elderly ...more
WV and National Disaster News - January 29, 2021
01/29/2021
WV’s rural areas feeling pinch of vaccine distribution; W.Va. COVID-19 death toll tops 2,000 Friday with 23 more deaths; West Virginia holds vaccination clinic at fairgrounds ...more
WV and National Disaster News - January 28, 2021
01/28/2021
West Virginia receiving $1.6 million for COVID-19 vaccination costs; 30 COVID deaths reported today in WV; ...more
WV and National Disaster News - January 27, 2021
01/27/2021
West Virginians can register for COVID vaccine online; ...more
FEMA Seeks Youth Preparedness Council Applications!
01/26/2021
an opportunity for youth accross the nation to participate in disaster planning and preparedness activities. Let's get some West Virginia YOUTH involved!...more
WV and National News - January 26, 2021
01/26/2021
Walk-in COVID vaccine clinics available for West Virginia veterans; Covid-19 masks: Which mask is best for you, and when to use it...more
WV and National Disaster News - January 25, 2021
01/25/2021
Walk-in COVID vaccine clinics available for West Virginia veterans; FEED Act aimed at food insecurity in COVID-19; Storm May Dump up to a Foot of Snow Across Plains States ...more
WV and National Disaster News - January 22, 2021
01/22/2021
WV COVID-19 vaccination age moved down to 65; Study finds 60% of Americans don't know where or when to get a Covid-19 vaccine; FEMA's Emergency Alert System Coming to a Game or Gadget Near You?...more
WV and National Disaster News - January 21, 2021
01/21/2021
West Virginia Board ofEducation holds emergency session; Biden to unveil national COVID strategy ...more
WV and National Disaster news - January 20, 2021
01/20/2021
1st teenager dies of COVID-19 in Delaware, 2nd vicitim in 2 weeks under the age of 18; Biden marks nation’s COVID grief before inauguration ...more
WV and National Disaster News - January 19, 2021
01/19/2021
The leader invaccinations is … West Virginia?! Yes, and here’s why; West Virginia beginsreturn to classrooms, but plans vary by county ...more
WV and National Disaster News - January 18, 2021
01/18/2021
Paycheck Protection Program assistance available starting this week; WV House devoid of visible extra security measures leading up to inauguration; 400,000: The invisible deaths of covid-19 ...more
WV and National Disaster News - January 15, 2021
01/15/2021
IRS warns of COVID-19 scams in West Virginia; Drug Being Tested At University Of PennsylvaniaTo Treat COVID-19 Shows Promise ...more
WV and National Disaster News - January 14, 2021
01/14/2021
Sinkhole impacts traffic on Charleston’s West Side; W.Va.schools to receive $339 million in COVID-19 relief; One Person Dead, One Missing After Wind And Rain Pummel Pacific Northwest ...more
WV and National Disaster News - January 13, 2021
01/13/2021
Rental help for landlord and renters amid pandemic; DHHR confirms 37 additional COVID-19 deaths in Wednesday report ...more
WV and National Disaster News - January 12, 2021
01/12/2021
West Virginia breaks new grim record for virus cases, deaths; Governor Explains How West Virginia Became a Top State for Covid Vaccine Administration; Trump approves D.C. emergency declaration ahead of Biden inauguration ...more
WV and National Disaster News - January 11, 2021
01/11/2021
Hoyer: West Virginia on its way to being self-sufficient in PPE; Most counties red for coronavirus spread as West Virginia moves into bottom RT spot nationally ...more
WV and National Disaster News - January 8, 2021
01/08/2021
State’s New Mass Vaccination Sites Help Seniors Get Access Quicker; January on track to be deadliest yet in Mountain State as health workers rush to administer vaccines ...more
WV and National Disaster News - January 7, 2021
01/07/2021
Coronavirus vaccinations beginning this week for school employees in WV; CDC says severe allergic reactions to coronavirus vaccine are rare ...more
WV and National Disaster news - January 5, 2021
01/05/2021
Violent crime increases in West Virginia as pandemic stretches on; WV soon to start 2nd doses of vaccine & to begin vaccinating K-12 school personnel; Shooting outside a WV bar leaves 2 dead ...more
WV and National Disaster News - January 4, 2021
01/04/2021
State launching phone line for COVID-19 Vaccine information on Monday; Feds calculate riskiest, safest places in US ...more
West Virginia COVID Vaccination Information
01/01/2021
The COVID-19 Vaccine is currently being distributed in West Virginia. Vaccination is one of the strongest tools we have in the fight to slow the spread of coronavirus....more
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