COVID-19 Resources & Information

COVID-19 Symptoms & Information [CDC]:
COVID-19 Resources [WVDHHR]:
DHHR's PATH Portal for Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicare Premium Insurance:
WV School Closures and Food Distribution:
WVDNR COVID-19 Response: Policy Changes and Guidelines for Hunters and Anglers
Talking to Children about COVID-19 [CDC]: Talking to Children about COVID-19
DHHR's provider guidelines for child care facilities::
Free COVID-19 Testing:

Coronavirus Rumor Control
Eligible Emergency Protective Measures
Emergency Medical Care
Public Assistance Simplified Application
Procurement Under Grants: Under Exigent or Emergency Circumstances

Tracking the Virus

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation [IHME]: COVID-19 Projections
COVID-19 Map COVID-19/Coronavirus Real Time Updates
John Hopkins University & Medicine Coronavirus Resource Center
National Institutes of Health [NIH]: Latest Research Information

Federal CARES Act Info

Legislation []: H.R.748 - CARES Act
CARES Act Summary
Checks for West Virginians
SBA Loans
Business Tax Benefits

Personal Relief Payments FAQ
Small Business Loans FAQ
Unemployment Benefits FAQ
Personal Relief Payments FAQ

Stay Involved

2020 Census:
COVID-19 Volunteer Opportunities:

Business Assistance/ Broadband Support

Resources for WV Business and Workers:
COVID-19 Small Business Resources:
West Virginia Tax Department:
Federal Communication Commission's Keep America Connected Initiative:
University of Charleston's Internet Support Resources:
Broadband Enhancement Council's Interactive Wi-Fi Map:

Legislative Press Releases

Bipartisan Legislative Leaders Encourage Governor to Close West Virginia's Schools for Remainder of Year 04/02/2020
Bipartisan Legislative Leaders Issue Guidance, Encourage Unity During COVID-19 Pandemic 3/23/2020

Executive Orders:

Order regarding casinos, restaurants and bars and take-away food/drink Executive Order 2-20 entered March 18, 2020.
Order closing all fitness centers, gymnasiums, recreation centers and similar businesses. Executive Order 3-20 entered March 18, 2020.
Order regarding unemployment benefits. Executive Order 4-20 entered March 19, 2020.
Order regarding courthouse services and staffing. Executive Order 5-20 entered March 19, 2020.
Order regarding closure of barber shops, nail salons and hair salons. Executive Order 6-20 entered March 19, 2020.
Order suspending statutory regulations during State of Emergency. Executive Order 7-20 entered March 19, 2020.
Order regarding state park lodges and Hatfield McCoy Trail. Executive Order 8-20 entered March 20, 2020.
Order regarding suspension of statutory regulations for State of Emergency. Executive Order 10-20 entered March 23, 2020.
Stay at Home order and regarding non-essential businesses. Executive Order 9-20 entered March 24, 2020.
Order regarding suspension of statutory regulations during State of Emergency. Executive Order 11-20 entered March 25, 2020.
Order regarding re-instatement of statutory regulations to respond to COVID-19. Executive Order 12-20 entered March 26, 2020.
Order regarding suspension of tax-related statutory regulations. Executive Order 13-20 entered March 26, 2020.
Order regarding state park campground closures and individuals traveling from areas with substantial spread of COVID-19. Executive Order 14-20 entered March 30, 2020.
Order regarding suspension of statutory regulations. Executive Order 17-20 entered March 31, 2020.
Order regarding private campgrounds to be closed to new arrivals who have traveled from outside West Virginia. Executive Order 15-20 entered April 1, 2020.
Order regarding elective medical procedures. Executive Order 16-20 entered April 1, 2020.
Order moving the Primary Election to June 9, 2020. Executive Order 18-20 entered April 1, 2020.
Order regarding suspension of regulatory statues during State of Emergency. Executive Order 19-20 entered April 1, 2020.
Order regarding Berkeley, Jefferson, and Morgan counties: Executive Order 20-20 entered April 4, 2020.
Order regarding Harrison, Kanawha, and Monongalia counties: Executive Order 21-20, entered April 5, 2020.
Order regarding Marion County: Executive Order 22-20, entered April 8, 2020
Order regarding municipal elections and procedures for public and private golf courses: Executive Order 23-20, entered April 9, 2020
Order regarding Cabell, Ohio, Wayne, and Wood counties: Executive Order 24-20, entered April 10, 2020.
Order expanding the state's hotspots for COVID-19 to include Jackson County: Executive Order 25-20, entered April 13, 2020.
Order regarding suspension of statutory regulations: Executive Order 26-20, entered April 13, 2020.
Order regarding the testing of nursing home residents and staff: Executive Order 27-20, entered April 17, 2020.
Order regarding urgent elective medical procedures: Executive Order 28-20, entered April 20, 2020.
Order lifting provisions of Executive Order 20-20, regarding Morgan County only: Executive Order 29-20, entered April 25, 2020.
Order amending previous executive orders regarding certain health care providers and Chapter 30 health care boards: Executive Order 30-20, entered April 30, 2020.
Order suspending certain statutory regulations during State of Emergency: Executive Order 31-20, entered April 28, 2020.
Order Declaring Certain Provisions Of Previous Executive Orders Are Amended Or Terminated: Executive Order 32-20, entered May 4, 2020.
Order removing Jackson, Kanawha, and Ohio counties from COVID-19 hotspots: Executive Order 33-20, entered May 3, 2020.
Order removing Cabell, Wayne, and Wood counties from COVID-19 hotspots: Executive Order 34-20, entered May 5, 2020.
Order to test all people who live or work in assisted living residences and to test all people who work in child care centers: Executive Order 35-20, entered May 6, 2020.
Order allowing the reopening of wellness center facilities and drive-in movie theaters: Executive Order 36-20, entered May 11, 2020.
Order regarding reopening of fitness centers, gyms, and recreation centers: Executive Order 37-20, entered May 18, 2020.
Order removing Berkeley, Jefferson, Harrison, Monongalia, and Marion counties from COVID-19 hotspot list: Executive Order 38-20, entered May 19, 2020.
Order allowing re-opening of businesses under Week 4 phase: Executive Order 39-20, entered May 21, 2020.
Executive order allowing re-opening of state park cabins/lodges to in-state residents, indoor bars at 50% capacity, and museums and visitors centers: Executive Order 40-20, entered May 26, 2020.
Order allowing reopening of spas/massage businesses, pools, indoor amusement, and limited video lottery retailers: Executive Order 41-21, entered May 30, 2020.
Executive Order allowing reopening of theaters and casinos: Executive Order 42-20, effective June 5, 2020.
Order allowing activities including low-contact outdoor youth sports, WVSSAC-sanctioned athletics and band summer training programs, little league sports practices, and the reopenings of all remaining adult sports facilities: Executive Order 43-20, effective June 8, 2020.
Executive Order allowing re-openings of private and state park campgrounds, cabins, and lodges to out-of-state guests provided stays do not exceed 7 days: Executive Order 44-20, effective June 8, 2020.
Order regarding graduation ceremonies and racetracks: Executive Order 45-20, effective June 22, 2020.
Order suspending the regulatory statute regarding table games license renewal fees: Executive Order 46-20, effective June 30, 2020.
Order regarding the transfer of money from the Revenue Shortfall Reserve Fund to the current balance of the General Revenue Fund: Executive Order 47-20, effective June 30, 2020.
Order declaring all departments, agencies, bureaus, sections, boards, commissions, and other organizations within the executive branch to effect a spending reduction of General Revenue appropriations for the 2020 fiscal year: Executive Order 48-20, effective June 30, 2020.
Order provisions of previous executive orders are amended and supplemented regarding fairs, festivals, amusement parks, and prohibited activities: Executive Order 49-20, effective July 1, 2020.
Order all individuals age 9 and over within the state of West Virginia shall wear an adequate face covering when in confined, indoor spaces, with exceptions: Executive Order 50-20, effective July 7, 2020.
Order limiting social gatherings to 25 people and regarding fairs/festivals: Executive Order 51-20, effective July 14, 2020.
Order closing all bars in Monongalia County for 10 days: Executive Order 52-20, effective July 14, 2020.

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