RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Though there are no confirmed cases of the coronavirus in West Virginia, Raleigh County Emergency Services is working with other agencies to prepare for a coordinated response.
In a news release, the 911 center says it is working with the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, the Department of Health and Human Resources and the Beckley-Raleigh County Health Department to prepare for a potential outbreak.
The 911 Center also reminds the public of a variety of ways to stay healthy amid the outbreak:
- Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use a alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water is not available.
- Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue or your sleeve when coughing or sneezing.
- Avoid exposing yourself to others who are or may be sick.
- Stay home when you are sick.