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West Virginia News

News stories from the past 60 days.

May 16, 2020 - Williamson Memorial Hospital in rural West Virginia closed down in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, as it was unable to climb out of bankruptcy. Describes how hospital closures can affect the local economy and limit access to care, especially during a global pandemic.
Source: Los Angeles Times
May 8, 2020 - The President has declared a major disaster for the state of West Virginia due to the COVID-19 pandemic, effective April 3, 2020. Includes related determinations to provide disaster support to people and businesses within the state.
Source: Federal Register

Last Updated: 5/18/2020