GASSAWAY — After floods, droughts and winter storms that tax normal channels of aid beyond their limits, the West Virginia National Guard can be counted on to step up and pitch in to keep Mountain State residents safe, sustained and supplied with what’s needed to get them back on their feet.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday signed a massive $2 trillion emergency spending bill into law, which policymakers hope will blunt some of the coronavirus pandemic’s economic fallout.
The passage of the $2 trillion coronavirus economic rescue package Friday afternoon includes a pathway to fixing telehealth issues for rural Medicare patients.
Gov. Jim Justice said Friday that West Virginia has not been mentioned in discussions with the Trump White House as being part of the country that could resume normal operations as soon as April 12.
The West Virginia Attorney General is sending warning letters to landlords who are threatening to evict tenants left scrambling to pay bills during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
An unintended consequence of toilet paper hoarding during the COVID-19 era has area wastewater treatment plant workers bracing for possible blockages and overflows.
West Virginia had processed a record 41,549 unemployment claims, as of Thursday morning, in the week since Gov. Jim Justice ordered bars and sit-down restaurants closed for the coronavirus pandemic, Commerce Secretary Ed Gaunch said Thursday.
State employees don’t have to provide a doctor’s certification for being off sick for more than three days, one among other state personnel rules being suspended during the coronavirus emergency.
West Virginia health officials have been warning the federal government that if video telehealth requirements for Medicare patients aren’t waived, elderly rural patients will be at a much higher risk of exposing themselves to COVID-19.
A fourth employee from the Kanawha County judicial annex building tested positive for COVID-19 Thursday, according to a news release from the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department.
It began as a mysterious disease with frightening potential. Now, just two months after America’s first confirmed case, the country is grappling with a lethal reality: The coronavirus has killed more than 1,000 people in the United States, a toll that is increasing at an alarming rate.
Before making a hasty exit from the daily West Virginia coronavirus briefing, Gov. Jim Justice announced that he is extending the state school closure order to April 20 and said he is directing the Tax Division to push the personal income tax filing deadline to July 15, to correspond with th…
COVID-19 cases in Kanawha County more than doubled Wednesday, rising from six confirmed cases to 13 by Wednesday evening, with one in an assisted living home, according to the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department.
As a former critical care nurse in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Sara Morrison is picking up her needles and accepting a new kind of call to action: She is joining dozens of other Charleston Area Medical Center volunteers who are sewing medical masks for those on the front lines of …
Students who were set to graduate from West Virginia University’s main campus this spring will now have to wait until December for an in-person graduation ceremony, following WVU’s switch to online classes for most students for the rest of this semester.
WASHINGTON — The Senate moved Wednesday evening to pass a $2.2 trillion emergency relief package designed to flood the U.S. economy with money as households and businesses continue to reel from the coronavirus outbreak.
Seeking to safeguard employees and volunteers during the coronavirus pandemic, the Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association’s Animal Shelter staff spent Tuesday trying to connect the 73 dogs and cats in its care with people willing to foster the animals in their homes until the crisis passes.
As hospitals nationwide struggle with supply shortages, the Charleston Area Medical Center received thousands of laboratory examination gloves through a donation Tuesday from West Virginia State University.
Michael Tawney, the general manager of Park Place Stadium Cinemas, had a grim task on Monday: clearing the list of movies that would be playing right now — if the theater was open — from the two-story sign overlooking Washington Street in Charleston.
West Virginia’s medical and pharmaceutical boards are warning against hoarding and improperly distributing two medications that the Centers for Disease Control has indicated could help fight COVID-19, otherwise known as the novel coronavirus.
West Virginia wasn’t going to do public school statewide standardized testing either way this spring, the state superintendent has said, but now the U.S. Education Department has said the state won’t face repercussions.
West Virginia’s most-populous school system announced early Monday evening that it’s restarting its child feeding program Wednesday, but will now only be distributing once a week and giving out meals for multiple days.
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