Nicholas County declares a local State of Emergency in response to COVID-19

NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Nicholas County has declared a local State of Emergency in response to COVID, (coronavirus).

A State of Emergency just means that the county is able to tap into funding and resources for residents, if the need arises.

Today the Nicholas County Commission declared our county under a LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCY effective immediately until…

Posted by Commissioner Garrett Cole, Nicholas County on Friday, March 20, 2020

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