West Virginia public and private schools won’t reopen until Sept. 8, Gov. Jim Justice announced Wednesday during his daily COVID-19 briefing.
Free COVID-19 drive-thru testing will be offered from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Abundant Life Ministries, 1534 Washington St. E. Testing is available to everyone — with or without symptoms. For more information, contact Bishop Wayne Crozier at 304-541-9202.
Shuttered since March, West Virginia public schools are scheduled to reopen next month, but it’s unclear how that will unfold.
When the novel coronavirus pandemic collided with this year’s primary elections, states across the country raced to temporarily adjust voting procedures to make it safer for people to cast their ballots.
Gov. Jim Justice on Thursday offered the strongest indication yet that he will mandate West Virginians wear face masks, with the official order possibly coming as early as Monday.
Gov. Jim Justice defended plans to use $100 million of the state’s $1.25 billion of federal CARES Act funds for state highways funding, over criticism from Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., among others.
Cara Ellen Modisett fields the usual battery of questions every time she visits the doctor: Is she feeling well? Did she travel abroad? Has she been in contact with someone known to have the coronavirus?
A general order issued earlier this year by the West Virginia Public Service Commission urging utilities to halt service disconnections for unpaid bills was to expire Tuesday night.
Gov. Jim Justice remained on the defensive Monday over the forced resignation last Wednesday of Dr. Cathy Slemp, the former state Public Health Officer, reiterating that he had lost confidence in her leadership after discovering that the state COVID-19 dashboard had over-reported current act…
Offering few specifics or details, Gov. Jim Justice on Friday outlined plans for spending West Virginia’s $1.25 billion federal CARES Act appropriation, and said he has closed a $285 million shortfall in the state’s 2019-20 budget.
Dr. Cathy Slemp, the commissioner for the Bureau of Public Health and state health officer who helped guide West Virginia through its initial response to the COVID-19 pandemic, resigned from her post Wednesday after Gov. Jim Justice publicly criticized reporting errors at her office during h…
Despite an upward trend in COVID-19 cases and infection rates in the state, Gov. Jim Justice said again Monday that he is not prepared to institute additional measures to curtail the spread of the virus, including mandating wearing face masks in public settings.
The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department and the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority have scheduled a drive-up COVID-19 testing event Monday at the Health Department at 108 Lee St.
Desperate for respirator masks to protect first responders on the front lines of the COVID-19 fight, West Virginia officials turned to a Boone County native.
Gov. Jim Justice said Friday he is confident West Virginia will close out the 2019-20 budget year on June 30 with a balanced budget. He added that he will not need to call the Legislature into special session to transfer Rainy Day reserve funds to fill a budget shortfall.
After at least three individuals in Kanawha County from three separate groups tested positive for COVID-19 this week following trips to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department is urging anyone who has recently traveled to the vacation spot to get tested for the…
One week after detailing plans to proceed as scheduled, organizers of the State Fair of West Virginia announced Thursday that they have voted to cancel the 2020 fair.
Alarmed by COVID-19 outbreaks at six churches in six counties around the state, Gov. Jim Justice again called on West Virginians, during Wednesday’s daily coronavirus briefing, to wear face masks and practice social distancing.
When West Virginia’s state parks closed down during the height of the COVID-19 crisis, some of the parks’ kitchen staffs got really, really busy.
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