WHEELING-OHIO COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
June 6, 2021 (7:00pm)
Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department is announcing six (6) new cases of COVID-19 for 6/6/21 in Ohio County. Currently, the health department reports a total of 4482 cases, including ninety (90) deaths. Case surveillance, contact tracing, and monitoring continue for many of the reported cases.
Ten (10) new cases of the COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7, or more commonly referred to as the UK Variant, have been identified in Ohio County. One (1) case of the COVID-19 variant P.1., or more commonly referred to as the Brazil Variant, has been identified in Ohio County. A total of sixty-nine (80) variant cases have been identified in Ohio County as of 6/6/21.
COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics
COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics (subject to change due to supply and demand). Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccines are available at the vaccine center, Pfizer is only available at the school clinics. Walk-ins welcomed at all locations.
- 6/07/21 – Walk-in Clinic at Health Department 9-11am & 1-3pm
- Warwood Middle School Gym, 4-7pm
- 6/08/21 – Eligible and registered residents, by appointment/walk-in Highlands, 8:00am – 4:00pm.
- Linsly School Field House, 4-7pm
- 6/09/21 – Walk-in Clinic at Health Department 9-11am & 1-3pm
- Ritchie School Gym, 4-7pm
- 6/10/21 – Eligible and registered residents, by appointment/walk-in Highlands, 8:00am -4:00pm.
- Bridge Street School Cafeteria, 4-7pm
- 6/11/21 – Walk-in Clinic at Health Department 9-11am & 1-3pm
- 6/12/21 – NO CLINIC.
- 6/13/21 – NO CLINIC.
- 6/14/21 – Walk-in Clinic at Health Department 9-11am & 1-3pm
- 6/15/21 – Walk-in Clinic at Health Department 9-11am & 1-3pm
- 6/16/21 – Walk-in Clinic at Health Department 9-11am & 1-3pm
- 6/17/21 – Walk-in Clinic at Health Department 9-11am & 1-3pm
- 6/18/21 – Walk-in Clinic at Health Department 9-11am & 1-3pm
The COVID-19 community vaccination center at the Highlands is located in the old Michaels Craft Store/Spirit Halloween Store. The address is 550 Cabela Drive, Triadelphia, West Virginia 26059. Ohio Valley residents in West Virginia can now do self-scheduling to make COVID-19 vaccine appointments. Log onto: http://www.wheelinghospital.org/vaccine. To make an appointment, users will need to provide their name, date of birth, address, email address, and phone number.
COVID-19 School Vaccination Clinics
COVID-19 School Vaccination Clinics will be held June 7-10, 2021, from 4:00-7:00 pm each day. Clinics are for children 12 years of age and older, families, and the general community. Guardian must be present for children under 18 years of age.
Ohio County and Ohio Valley residents are advised to limit public contact, implement social distancing, work at home where possible, wear a face-covering when out in public, indoors, or at work, wash your hands frequently, and contact your personal physician if you become ill with fever, cough, or difficulty breathing.
The Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department is reminding Ohio Valley residents that if you are tested for COVID-19 that you are to remain in home isolation until you receive negative test results. Individuals who test positive will be contacted by a county health department and receive further instructions in regard to care and monitoring.
If positive, you should restrict activities outside your home, except for getting medical care. Do not go to work, school, or public areas. If you have a medical appointment, call the healthcare provider and tell them that you have or may have COVID-19 prior to arriving at the facility. This will help the healthcare provider’s office take steps to keep other people from getting infected or exposed.
The off-site Wheeling Hospital COVID-19 testing clinic continues operations. Ohio Valley residents who are interested in being tested at this location should call the on-call number at (304) 221-3995. Testing is also available at Doctor’s Urgent Care, call (304) 232-0725 for more information; MedExpress is also testing for COVID-19, for more information call (304) 242-4228; Wheeling Health Right is offering testing, call (304) 233-9323 for more information.