WHEELING-OHIO COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
August 1, 2021 (8:00pm)
Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department is announcing forty six (46) new cases of COVID-19 in Ohio County since July 25, 2021. Case surveillance, contact tracing, and monitoring continue for many of the reported cases.
Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department COVID-19 Testing Clinic
The Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department will hold free COVID-19 testing clinics starting Monday, August 2, 2021
Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department
9:00am – 3:30pm
OVMC (former main entrance/turning circle, 2000 Eoff Street, Wheeling)
The free clinics are for those with or without symptoms and no insurance is needed. Participants need to bring a driver’s license, photo ID or other proof of address. No residency restrictions. Patients under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. This is a drive-up testing clinic and participants will be tested either in their personal vehicles or at a walk-up location near the testing sites. This special clinic is being hosted by the Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department and the Wheeling-Ohio County Emergency Management Agency. For more information call the Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department at (304) 234-3682.
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 all locations. Walk-ins welcomed at all locations.
Daily Health Department Clinics
8/2/21 – Walk-in Clinic at Health Department 9-11am & 1-3pm
8/3/21 – Walk-in Clinic at Health Department 9-11am & 1-3pm
8/4/21 – Walk-in Clinic at Health Department 9-11am & 1-3pm
8/5/21 – Walk-in Clinic at Health Department 9-11am & 1-3pm
8/6/21 – Walk-in Clinic at Health Department 9-11am & 1-3pm
(Effective 6/11/21 COVID-19 vaccinations will be given at the County Health Department located at 1500 Chapline Street, Wheeling, WV.)
- 8/7/21 – Wheeling Hospital COVID-19 Survivors Picnic COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Sonnebourn Shelter/Wheeling Park, 12-1pm.
- 8/25/21 – Wheeling University Back to School COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at WU Troy Theater,9am-2pm.
- 9/1/21 – West Liberty University Back to School COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at WLU Blatnik Gym, 9am-2pm.
Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program
Individuals who are homebound can call the Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department to schedule a home COVID-19 vaccination visit. Ohio County residents can call (304) 234-3682 to set up an appointment and vaccination type.
Ohio County and Ohio Valley residents are advised to limit public contact, implement social distancing, wash their hands frequently, and contact their personal physician if they become ill with fever, cough, or difficulty breathing.
The Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department is reminding Ohio Valley residents that if they are tested for COVID-19 that they are to remain in home isolation until they 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.