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UPDATE: Former Wyoming County Man Hospitalized After Getting A Flu Shot

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Health official says hepatitis A cases on decline

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A health official in West Virginia says there’s been a drop in the number of hepatitis A cases being reported. The Gazette-Mail reports the...

Why a salmonella outbreak shouldn’t ruin your Thanksgiving

NEW YORK (AP) — There’s no reason to skip Thanksgiving dinner because of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey. That’s according to health officials who’ve...

Hepatitis A case confirmed from a food service worker at Ghent Elementary

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY)- The Beckley-Raleigh County Health Department has confirmed a case of Hepatitis A in a food service worker employed at Ghent Elementary School. The...

Hep A Cases Have Doubled In Two Weeks In Raleigh County

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – A new report from the Beckley-Raleigh County Health Department is showing a rise in Hepatitis A cases across the county. According to...

Beckley VAMC Mobile Clinic to Visit Wyoming County

WYOMING COUNTY, WV (WOAY)- The Beckley VA Medical Center’s Mobile Medical Unit will be visiting Wyoming County Friday, November 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Cook...

The Greenbrier Clinic adds a new physician

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (WOAY)- The Greenbrier Clinic is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Isaac Hurst as its new physician. Certified by the American Board of...

The American Red Cross is facing a blood shortage

WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY)- The American Red Cross is facing a severe blood shortage and urgently needs blood and platelet donors to give now to avoid delays in lifesaving...

Marshall offers clinic for Lou Gehrig’s disease patients

HUNTINGTON, WV (AP) — Marshall University is offering a clinic for patients with ALS, more commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The once-a-month clinic at...

Learn About Safety Issues With Halloween Candy

OAK HILL, WV (WOAY) – On this week’s Medical Watch we learn the safeties about Halloween and candy.

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