No cases of H1N1 or swine flu have been reported in West Virginia. But Pocahontas County Emergency services and the health department are doing everything they can to be prepared just in caseRead More
After a record number of flu cases reported in WV in February, the Pocahontas County Health Nurse says you can still get vaccinatedRead More
Pocahontas Co Emergency and Health professionals prepare for a health pandemic they hope will never arriveRead More
Bath County Health Dept says don’t wait to get that flu shot – you’ll thank yourself laterRead More
The Pocahontas County Health Department is ready for flu season and has shots for those who want themRead More
Dr. George Damewood talks about flu vaccines and if you should get a shotRead More
50,000 Turkeys Will Be Killed After Testing Positive for Avian Flu AntibodiesRead More
Sixteen people in Pocahontas County would die in a pandemic flu outbreak, according to the regional epidemiologist representing West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle.
Kim Kline broke down the pandemic flu problem for a room full of health and safety planners in our community Tuesday evening.Read More
The Pocahontas County Local Emergency Planning Committee is working on a plan for what to do in the event that a Pandemic Flu outbreak should ever happen here.
During discussion at their meeting Thursday, Committee members acknowledged that – more so than terrorist attacks or other disasters – a flu outbreak is probably what people here worry about most.Read More
As PMH Director of Nursing Kyna Moore puts it, in a community this size, if we lost one person to the flu, we would miss them. And if a flu pandemic does touch our community, it will take a community-wide effort to sustain ourselves. Kyna Moore talks about what the hospital and other community leaders are doing to get ready.Read More