West Virginia

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COVID-19 Daily Update 8-3-2020
08/03/2020
DHHR reports as of 10:00 a.m., on August 3, 2020, there have been 294,902 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 6,973 total cases and 117 deaths. ...more
Gov. Justice asks DHHR to work with Thomas Health to stand up St. Francis Hospital
08/03/2020
Gov. Jim Justice has directed DHHR Cabinet Secretary Bill J. Crouch to work with Thomas Health, the parent company of Saint Francis Hospital, to accept their earlier offer to stand up as a COVID-19 surge hospital. ...more
ODCP Launches Treatment and Recovery Resource Map
08/03/2020
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Office of Drug Control Policy announced the launch of an interactive map of West Virginia’s treatment and recovery resources. ...more
COVID-19 Daily Update 8-2-2020
08/02/2020
DHHR reports as of 10:00 a.m., on August 2, 2020, there have been 291,071 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 6,854 total cases and 117 deaths. ...more
COVID-19 Daily Update 8-1-2020
08/01/2020
DHHR reports as of 10:00 a.m., on August 1, 2020, there have been 287,084 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 6,735 total cases and 116 deaths. ...more
Gov. Justice directs DHHR and West Virginia National Guard to assist with rise in COVID-19 cases at two hospitals
08/01/2020
Gov. Jim Justice has directed DHHR and the National Guard to closely monitor rises in COVID-19 cases in both staff and patients at Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital and Logan General Hospital and to assist where needed....more
COVID-19 Daily Update 7-31-2020 - 10 AM
07/31/2020
DHHR reports as of 10:00 a.m., on July 31, 2020, there have been 281,451 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 6,578 total cases and 116 deaths. ...more
DHHR Announces Low Income Energy Assistance Program for Low Income Residents
07/31/2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, DHHR will begin mailing applications for LIEAP on July 31, 2020, to households who were approved for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) but did not receive LIEAP. ...more
COVID-19 Daily Update 7-31-2020 - 5 PM
07/31/2020
DHHR reports as of 5:00 p.m., on July 31, 2020, there have been 283,848 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 6,642 total cases and 116 deaths. ...more
DHHR Transitioning to Once a Day Reporting on COVID-19 Dashboard
07/31/2020
On July 24, 2020, Gov. Jim Justice announced that DHHR, the agency in charge of reporting the number of COVID-19 cases, will transition from providing twice-daily updates to one report every 24 hours. ...more
COVID-19 Daily Update 7-30-2020 - 10 AM
07/30/2020
DHHR reports as of 10:00 a.m., on July 30, 2020, there have been 275,284 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 6,374 total cases and 112 deaths. ...more
COVID-19 Daily Update 7-30-2020 - 5 PM
07/30/2020
DHHR reports as of 5:00 p.m., on July 30, 2020, there have been 277,343 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 6,422 total cases and 115 deaths. ...more
COVID-19 Daily Update 7-29-20 - 10 AM
07/29/2020
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of 10:00 a.m., on July 29, 2020, there have been 271,811 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 6,269 total cases and 111 deaths. ...more
COVID-19 Daily Update 7-29-2020 - 5 PM
07/29/2020
DHHR reports as of 5:00 p.m., on July 29, 2020, there have been 273,988 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 6,326 total cases and 112 deaths. ...more
COVID-19 Daily Update 7-28-2020 - 10 AM
07/28/2020
DHHR reports as of 10:00 a.m., on July 28, 2020, there have been 268,039 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 6,119 total cases and 108 deaths. ...more
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