Judicial Employee Hospitalized with COVID-19

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia has been informed by the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department that an employee of the judicial branch who works in Kanawha County has tested positive for COVID-19.

The employee is hospitalized. The Court has contacted the family and offered any help and support needed.

The Court is working closely with the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department to directly contact all co-workers who may have been in contact with the individual. The co- workers are being notified of all recommended health and safety protocols.

The public can contact the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department at 304-348- 1088 with questions and for additional information.

The Court is committed to protecting the safety and health of its employees and the public during this public health emergency.

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