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Eastern Panhandle Hospitals at ‘Crisis’ Level Due to COVID Patient Surge
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Hospitals in the Eastern Panhandle are operating at ‘crisis mode’ these days due to a surge of patients coming in with COVID symptoms. Donnie Grubb is Trauma Coordinator at WVU Medicine’s Berkeley Medical Center in Martinsburg. He told the Panhandle News Network they’re seein...[read more]

New unit formed to combat health care fraud in West Virginia
WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – A new initiative to combat health care fraud in West Virginia was launched today in Wheeling, according to United States Attorney Bill Ihlenfeld. State and federal agencies gathered at the U.S. Attorney’s office Tuesday for the first meeting of the Mountaineer Health Car...[read more]

Vigil Guilty in Sex Abuse Case
MARTINSBURG, W. Va. — A Martinsburg man has been found guilty of two felony counts of 1st degree sexual abuse. Berkeley County Prosecuting Attorney Catie Wilkes Delligatti announced yesterday that 30-year-old Daniel Alonzo Vigil was found guilty by a Berkeley County jury Friday January 14th after...[read more]

War Memorial Health Expert Has Some Tips for Getting through Omicron Surge and Preventing Hospital Overcrowding
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — A local health expert is asking employers to not require their employees to see a doctor for a COVID test. War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs released some tips from Dr. Jeffrey Feit, Valley Health Population and Community Health Officer. Feit suggests using an at...[read more]

Morgan County OES: Prepare For a Big Storm Over the Weekend
  BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. — Morgan County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director Jason Hoover is not talking snowfall amounts yet. But he is warning folks in the listening area to “stay aware and stay prepared.” Morgan County Sheriff KC Bohrer shared Hoover’s admonitions ah...[read more]

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Marshall falls short at Florida International in 8th straight loss
The Thundering Herd rallied, but were upended, 70-66. The post Marshall falls short at Florida International in 8th straight loss appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

House Bill Prevents Mask Mandates in Schools
House Republicans are advancing a bill in the West Virginia Legislature that would prevent schools from imposing certain restrictions and requirements to deal with Covid. HB 4071, the Parent and Student Health Rights Act, prohibits school systems from requiring masks for students or school employ...[read more]

Parkinson’s registry, new insulin bill approved by House Health Committee
Bills advance in House. The post Parkinson’s registry, new insulin bill approved by House Health Committee appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Committee agrees with parents, updates classroom video recording law
Charleston couple details classroom abuse of son. The post Committee agrees with parents, updates classroom video recording law appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

Federal judge dismisses Bulger family lawsuit against Federal Bureau of Prisons
Notorious criminal murdered at Hazelton prison. The post Federal judge dismisses Bulger family lawsuit against Federal Bureau of Prisons appeared first on WV MetroNews.[read more]

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