As West Virginia begins to reopen based on Gov. Jim Justice’s West Virginia Strong: The Comeback, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Bureau for Public Health has developed a data-driven plan to identify areas experiencing a rise in COVID-19 cases.
Portal, MAP, eCampus, STAR and most other WVU services will be unavailable from 8 p.m. Friday, May 22 through noon on Sunday, May 24 while electrical equipment is replaced in the One Waterfront Place Data Center. During this time, faculty, staff and students also will be unable to log into any system requiring WVU Login credentials and Duo two-factor authentication. Passwords cannot be changed, and Duo bypass codes cannot be generated at login.wvu.edu.
‘I thought I could wait this out’: Fearing coronavirus, patients are delaying hospital visits, putting health and lives at risk
“Where have all the patients gone?” That’s what doctors in our West Virginia University hospitals began asking as the coronavirus pandemic spread.
This free weekly workshop series will cover techniques to effectively change your response to stress, the result of which is a calmer, more focused and resilient mind.
Launched earlier this month, this course aims to train a ready pool of public health investigators in West Virginia. Now available as both a free, non-credit course for volunteers and as a credit bearing course for students, all participants who complete the training are required to assist with contact tracing efforts as needed throughout the COVID-19 public health crisis.
The seminar titled COVID-19 Update will air on May 19 at 7 p.m. on the WVU Medicine East Facebook page. Matthew Simmons, M.D., infectious disease specialist with WVU Medicine East, will offer the latest information on COVID-19 as he continues to work closely with local, state and federal authorities to monitor the outbreak.
As the University begins to increase some on-campus research and clinical activities, particularly at the Health Sciences Center, it is important to remember that current COVID-19 testing capacity remains limited and that social distancing recommendations are still in place.
Billions of people could be invisible in COVID-19 contract tracing efforts utilizing smartphone apps
A West Virginia University consumer law expert says recent announcements by Apple and Google that they’re developing a system to enable widespread contact tracing in an effort to contain the COVID-19 pandemic raises significant questions beyond whether such a plan might even be effective.
A special fundraising initiative launched this week urges West Virginia University alumni, donors and friends to help boost emergency unrestricted scholarship support for students facing unprecedented need due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Community members are invited to pray for front-line workers (WVU Medicine employees and first responders) while following social distancing guidelines at an interfaith, non-denominational prayer gathering to be held at 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13, in the parking lots located directly in front of WVU Medicine J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital.