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Category: Health

Local Doctors Become Dementia Friendly

RALEIGH COUNTY, W.Va. (WOAY) – The Raleigh County Commission on Aging is pushing to make the community more dementia-friendly, starting with healthcare providers....

Local Gym Celebrates One Year of Businesss

OAK HILL, W.Va. (WOAY) – Anytime Fitness is celebrating one year of business this week. Many say it takes two years for a business to really establish itself, but...

White Water Rafting: Safety Tips

FAYETTE COUNTY, W.Va. (WOAY) – Over the weekend, two rafting accidents could have ended tragically. In Pennsylvania, inexperienced rafters went over a waterfall...

West Virginia County Reports 144 Overdoses In A 6 Month Span

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — Social workers are providing a deep look into opioid addiction in a West Virginia county, where they say some addicts relapse as many as seven...

WV health officials confirm 1 death linked to HIV cluster

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia health officials say one person has died amid a spate of HIV cases in one county. Health Department spokeswoman Allison...

Doctors Warn Of UV Light Dangers

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WOAY) – For National Sunglasses Day, doctors want to remind you that sunglasses are more than just a fashionable accessory. Of the three...

Agreement Signed for Princeton Community Hospital to Acquire Bluefield Regional Medical Center

PRINCETON, WV (WOAY) – Princeton Community Hospital Association has signed an agreement to acquire Bluefield Regional Medical Center from subsidiaries of Community...

Hepatitis outbreak slowing in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia health officials say cases of Hepatitis A are slowing compared to last year, but they won’t declare the outbreak over...

HIV Cases Rise to 53 in West Virginia County

CABELL COUNTY, W.Va. (WOAY) – West Virginia health officials say the number of HIV cases in Cabell County has risen to 53. The total increased by four cases in...

UPDATE: Page-Kincaid Water Problems

FAYETTE COUNTY, W.Va. (WOAY) –  Despite a petition with over 200 signatures, the Page-Kincaid PSD says they will not turn service over to American Water....

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