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Category: Health

More than 200 Naloxone Rescue Kit were donated to Fayette County Health Department

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) – The Fayette County Health Department received over 200 Naloxone Rescue Kit’s today. Community connection has donated $7,000 to...

Bluefield Regional Medical Center Names New CEO

BLUEFIELD, WV (WOAY) – Bluefield Regional Medical Center has named Timothy Bess as the new Chief Executive Officer, effective February 4, 2019.  Bess joins the...

Active SWV Kids Run Club 2018 Success and 2019 Volunteer Needs

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – Southern West Virginian youth have increased free physical activity programming in 2018 through the Active Southern West Virginia Kids Run...

Mini-Med School will educate community about cancer prevention, heart attacks and more

LEWISBURG, W.Va.– The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) is accepting registrations for its annual Mini-Med School, scheduled for Monday, Feb. 11,...

WIC Announces Change in Soy-Based Infant Formula

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Bureau for Public Health today announced a change to the soy-based infant...

Golden Corral In Beckley Requiring All Employees To Get Hep A Shot

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – One local restaurant in Beckley requiring all of their workers to get vaccinated against Hepatitis A before working. Eddie Torrico, owner,...

Flu cases on rise in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia health officials say flu cases are on the rise. Lauren Spadafora is the flu coordinator for the state Department of Health...

New River Health Moves Sophia Office Effective 12/31

SOPHIA, WV (WOAY) – Effective Monday, December 31, 2018, the New River Health (NRHA) Sophia medical office will be located at the corner of Polk St. and W. Main,...

Smoking

On this week’s Medical Watch we learn the risks of smoking.

Red Cross blood donation opportunities Dec. 20-Jan. 15 in Southern West Virginia

Emergencies don’t take a holiday. The American Red Cross urgently needs blood and platelet donors to make an appointment now to give and help ensure patients can get...

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