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Elk River Chemical Spill

Medical Data - Provider Reports Consistent With Earlier Findings...More

CDC OEC Conference Call April 23, 2014

Elk River Chemical Spill Health Effects - Finding of Emergency Department Record Review
On January 9, 2014, approximately 10,000 gallons of 4-methylcyclohexanemethanol (MCHM)...More

Official Statement from Secretary Karen L. Bowling, WVDHHR
State and local health care officials have reviewed and concur...More

Dr. Tierney Statement on Formaldehyde
Scott Simonton’s presentation to the West Virginia Joint Legislative Committee today is totally unfounded...More

Testing Reveals No Detectable Levels of PPH, Indicates No Health Risks
Initial retesting concluded today has revealed no detectable levels of PPH...More 

PPH Testing Results

Water Crisis Event Important Information (Links include water test results)

CDC Information on PPH
The West Virginia Bureau of Public Health received the following statement in an email from the CDC tonight...More

CDC Information Page

Flushing Guidance Before Water Reuse
The Following are step-by-step procedures customers can use to flush their plumbing system...More

Water Advisory For Pregnant Women and Guidance from CDC
The West Virginia Bureau for Public Health advises, after consultation with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...More

FAQ - Consumption of Water by Pregnant Women
Developed by the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health in conjunction with the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)...More

Statement from the State Health Officer
The Bureau for Public Health has received numerous questions related to the advisory...More

CDC provides information regarding MCHM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today provided...More

Information from Governor Tomblin’s Office (Includes Water Distribution Sites)...More

More information is available at www.westvirginiaamwater.com; or by calling 1-800-685-8660

Poison Center number 1-800-222-1222

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