Dear WVU Health Profession Student,
Beginning Tuesday, May 26, the Research Park lot will re-open and parking and shuttle service at the Research lot, Willowdale garage, and lot J82 will be modified to accommodate the return of additional employees. View the shuttle schedule here.
West Virginia University has awarded $6.72 million in emergency grants to students from funds provided through the federal government’s Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act.
In observance of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s order to expand Covid-19 testing, particularly for minority communities, Monongalia County Health Department (MCHD) will be providing testing on Friday, May 22, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Big Lots Parking Lot, Westover, and Saturday, May 23, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at WVU Coliseum Parking Lot, Morgantown, and at Mountainview Elementary.
Given this year’s unusual circumstances, Parkersburg’s Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 79 presented its 2020 Citizen of the Year award to a collective group of first responders and the WVU Medicine Camden Clark medical staff for their efforts in combating the novel coronavirus. FOP lodge 79 President Beniah Depue presented the Citizen award to CCMC Emergency Department’s Dr. Jennifer Auxier, Assistant Medical Director, WVU Department of Emergency Medicine, to honor doctors, nurses, paramedics, EMTs, medical techs, firefighters and police officers. Police Week runs through May 16. Congratulations to the CCMC team!
With the influx of individuals returning to campus over the next few weeks, guidance has been issued regarding what to do if students, faculty or staff feel ill or believe they may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19.
Months ago, a woman did something that in easier times would not have been unusual. She gave blood. And then it changed everything.
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.
WVU Medicine Children's has added a specialist who will be a crucial resource for the state and region.
Elkins, WV – Davis Health System emergency departments are seeing a nearly 50% drop in ED visits, and suspect public fears of exposure to coronavirus are to blame. Doctors worry that this delayed care means sicker patients coming to ED’s and worse, an increase in deaths at home.