HCHD Coronavirus Update (9/14/20)

The Harrison-Clarksburg Health Department regrettably announces the 5 th , 6 th , and 7 th death of Harrison County residents related to COVID-19. Our thoughts and condolences go out to these families, at this difficult time. The deceased are 66, 76, and 86 year old males, who recently resided at the Genesis (Salem) Nursing Facility
 
Click the “View Release” button below to learn more.

HCHD Coronavirus Update (9/9/20)

The Harrison-Clarksburg Health Department regrettably announces the 3rd and 4th death of Harrison County residents related to COVID-19. Our thoughts and condolences go out to these families, at this difficult time. The deceased are 69 and 59 year old females, who recently resided at the Genesis (Salem) Nursing Facility.
 
Click the “View Release” button below to learn more.

HCHD Coronavirus Update (9/1/20)

The Harrison-Clarksburg Health Department regrettably announces the 2nd death of a Harrison County resident on September 1, 2020 related to COVID-19. Our thoughts and condolences go out to the family at this difficult time. The deceased is a 73 year old female who resided at the Genesis (Salem) Nursing Facility.
 
Click the “View Release” button below to learn more.

HCHD Coronavirus Update (7/20/20)

The Harrison-Clarksburg Health Department, in accordance with Governor Jim Justice’s order to provide free COVID-19 testing, conducted 769 tests in a 7-hour period on July 14, 2020 at Robert C. Byrd High School. We currently have results for 758 with 11 still pending. There were 3 positive tests and all were notified.
 
Click the “View Release” button below to learn more.

HCHD Coronavirus Update (7/8/20)

The Harrison-Clarksburg Health Department wants to update the community regarding a spike in positive cases of COVID-19. Operational data from the 7-day period from 7/1/2020 through 7/7/2020 indicate 24 new positive case reports. Several identifiable factors are associated with risk of infection among Harrison County residents in relation to the recent increase in the spread of this disease. Travel, particularly out of state is and has been a significant risk factor for infection. Household members as well as extended family members of infected individuals are also at enhanced risk.
 
Click the “View Release” button below to learn more.

HCHD Coronavirus Update (7/6/20)

The Harrison-Clarksburg Health Department, in accordance with Governor Jim Justice’s order to provide free COVID-19 testing, conducted 358 COVID-19 tests in a 5-hour period on July 1, 2020. We currently have results for 335 tests with 23 still pending. There were 6 positives tests and all parties have been contacted and epidemiological investigations are on-going. 
 
Click the “View Release” button below to learn more.

HCHD Coronavirus Update (6/23/20)

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health (BPH) continues to respond to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in West Virginia. BPH is working closely with communities, state agencies, local and federal partners to monitor the ongoing risk of COVID-19 and ensure the health and protection of all individuals in West Virginia. COVID-19 cases and deaths have been reported in all 50 states, and the situation is constantly changing. Because travel increases risk of infection and spreading COVID-19, staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others.
 
Click the “View Release” button below to learn more.

HCHD Coronavirus Update (6/3/20)

In accordance with Governor Jim Justice’s order to provide free COVID-19 testing to minorities and vulnerable populations in designated counties, The Harrison-Clarksburg Health Department under the guidance of the Harrison County Office of Emergency Management and in partnership with the
City of Clarksburg will provide free COVID-19 testing this weekend. All are welcome and encouraged to attend this testing event.
 
Click the “View Release” button below to learn more.

HCHD Coronavirus Update (5/18/20)

Governor Justice announced today Harrison County, with only a few positives in the last few weeks and with mild illness, can be removed from the ‘hot spot’ list. Harrison-Clarksburg Health Department (HCHD) will be closely monitoring as we have gyms, fitness centers, some outdoor activities, restaurants and business cautiously reopening.
 
Click the “View Release” button below to learn more.

HCHD Coronavirus Update (5/4/20)

Having had new cases of COVID-19 in both county residents and workers that are employed in Harrison County, it was determined in an abundance of caution, to maintain the “hotspot” designation as assigned by Governor Justice through executive order 21-20 on April 4, 2020.
 
Click the “View Release” button below to learn more.

HCHD Coronavirus Update (4/30/20)

The Harrison-Clarksburg Health Department is working diligently to help and encourage the residents of Harrison County to stay as healthy and safe as possible with the reopening of some of our businesses and other public places.
 
Click the “View Release” button below to learn more.

HCHD Coronavirus Update (4/20/20)

Harrison-Clarksburg Health Department is helping to coordinate with the local nursing homes and our
state partners, as needed, to assist with the executive order by Gov. Justice to test all nursing home
residents and staff.
 
Click the “View Release” button below to learn more.

DHHR New Legislative Rule (4/16/20)

This emergency rule established uniform public health standards for businesses operating in the state during the declared state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
 
Click the “View Release” button below to learn more.

HCHD Coronavirus Update (4/09/20)

Harrison County as of Thursday, April 9, 2020 has not had a positive case of COVID-19 reported to the Health Department in the past 48 hours. We are cautiously optimistic that the increased efforts of social distancing and the commitment made by our essential services to continue operating while doing everything they possibly can to protect our community from this virus is working. Now is the time to maintain our vigilance and keep working on being Separate-Together!
 
Click the “View Release” button below to learn more.

HCHD and HCC Adopt New COVID-19 Order (4/07/20)

On April 6, 2020 Harrison-Clarksburg Health Department in conjunction with Harrison County Commission implemented additional directives to restrict public movement of all individuals to prevent and contain the spread of COVID-19 in Harrison County.

 

Click the “View Release” button below to learn more.

HCHD Coronavirus Update (4/06/20)

The Harrison-Clarksburg Health Department regrettably announces its first death due to COVID-19. 

 

Click the “View Release” button below to learn more.

HCHD Coronavirus Update (3/30/20)

Harrison County now has multiple positive cases of COVID-19 which means we have the virus spreading in our communities. 

 

Click the “View Release” button below to learn more.

DHHR Coronavirus Update (3/27/20)

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) today confirmed 20 new cases of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have been officially reported to the state, making the total positive case count 96. New cases were identified in Berkeley, Greenbrier, Hancock, Jackson, Kanawha, Marion, Mason, Ohio, Pleasants, Putnam, and Raleigh counties.

 

Click the “View Release” button below to learn more.

HCHD Coronavirus Update (3/27/20)

Harrison Clarksburg Health Department has been working closely with all of our health, emergency, and public safety agencies to get resources out and share information.

 

Click the “View Release” button below to learn more.

HCHD Coronavirus Update (3/26/20)

On March 16, 2020 Governor Jim Justice issued a Stay at Home order effective March 24, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. The order directs all West Virginians to stay at home and limit movements outside of their homes beyond essential needs.

 

Click the “View Release” button below to learn more.

HCHD Coronavirus Update (3/24/20)

Harrison County has its first diagnosed case of COVID-19, Monday evening. HCHD knew it was just a matter of time before we would hear we had a positive in our county. People shouldn’t panic.

 

Click the “View Release” button below to learn more.

HCHD Coronavirus Update (3/20/20)

The Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau for Public Health has released information to provide guidance for restaurants, bars, and casinos during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

 Click the “View Release” button below to learn more.

HCHD Coronavirus Update (3/16/20)

As of March 15th, 2020 West Virginia has tested 41 individuals with 38 negative test results and 3 tests pending. We do not have any community spread at this time.

 

Click the “View Release” button below to learn more.

HCHD Coronavirus Update (3/6/20)

This media release provides the latest information on the coronavirus and steps being taken in West Virginia in terms of preparedness.

 

Click the “View Release” button below to learn more.