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COVID-19 Daily Update 5-24-2022
05/24/2022
DHHR reports as of May 24, 2022, there are currently 2,236 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 14 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,932 deaths attributed to COVID-19....more
COVID-19 Daily Update 5-23-2022
05/23/2022
DHHR reports as of May 23, 2022, there are currently 2,501 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been three deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,918 deaths attributed to COVID-19....more
COVID-19 Daily Update 5-20-2022
05/20/2022
DHHR reports as of May 20, 2022, there are currently 2,296 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been three deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,915 deaths attributed to COVID-19....more
West Virginia Celebrates National Foster Care Month
05/19/2022
Gov. Jim Justice has issued a proclamation recognizing May as National Foster Care Month in West Virginia. ...more
COVID-19 Daily Update 5-19-2022
05/19/2022
DHHR reports as of May 19, 2022, there are currently 2,079 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been seven deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,912 deaths attributed to COVID-19....more
Salary Increases Approved for Direct Services Employees and Child Welfare Dashboard to be Published
05/19/2022
Gov. Jim Justice today announced that a 15% salary increase is a reality for 970 direct services employees of DHHR's Bureau for Social Services, effective June 18, 2022....more
COVID-19 Daily Update 5-18-2022
05/18/2022
DHHR reports as of May 18, 2022, there are currently 1,795 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been two deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,905 deaths attributed to COVID-19....more
COVID-19 Daily Update 5-17-2022
05/17/2022
DHHR reports as of May 17, 2022, there are currently 1,830 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been eight deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,903 deaths attributed to COVID-19....more
COVID-19 Daily Update 5-16-2022
05/16/2022
DHHR reports as of May 16, 2022, there are currently 1,964 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been two deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,895 deaths attributed to COVID-19....more
DHHR Extends Application Period for Emergency Energy Assistance Program
05/13/2022
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) today announced applications for the Emergency Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) have been extended to May 27, 2022, or until funds are exhausted....more
COVID-19 Daily Update 5-13-2022
05/13/2022
DHHR reports as of May 13, 2022, there are currently 1,658 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There were no deaths reported to DHHR over the last 24 hours, and total deaths remain at 6,893 attributed to COVID-19....more
COVID-19 Daily Update 5-12-2022
05/12/2022
DHHR reports as of May 12, 2022, there are currently 1,496 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been seven deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,893 deaths attributed to COVID-19....more
COVID-19 Daily Update 5-11-2022
05/11/2022
DHHR reports as of May 11, 2022, there are currently 1,325 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been four deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,886 deaths attributed to COVID-19....more
COVID-19 Daily Update 5-9-2022
05/09/2022
DHHR reports as of May 9, 2022, there are currently 1,343 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been two deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,882 deaths attributed to COVID-19....more
West Virginia Celebrates National Prevention Week
05/09/2022
DHHR's Bureau for Behavioral Health joins the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to celebrate National Prevention Week May 8-14, 2022....more
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