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WVU School of Public Health aids state efforts to boost COVID-19 vaccination among minority communities

WVUToday MORGANTOWN, W.Va. –The West Virginia University School of Public Health is providing critical insights to help target minority communities and other key demographics as the state works to boost its vaccination rate amid the COVID-19 pandemic.   Online surveys and focus groups conducted by Linda Alexander, senior associate dean for academic, student and faculty affairs for the School of Public Health, highlighted the need[Read More…]

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West Virginia Lawmakers get vaccine exemption amendment

By Steven Allen Adams, The Weirton Daily Times CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Legislature moved quickly on a last-minute addition to the special session for private sector COVID-19 vaccine exemptions. Senate Bill 3035 and House Bill 335, both relating to COVID-19 immunization requirement for employment in the public and[Read More…]

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West Virginia fossil fuel leaders make industry’s case during presentations for state energy committee

By Mike Tony, Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia coal, oil and gas industry leaders sounded alarms about threats to the state’s fossil fuel industry during presentations Tuesday before state lawmakers on the Joint Standing Energy Committee during the Legislature’s interim session. Gas and Oil Association of West Virginia[Read More…]

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