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    New website rapidly responds to pandemic needs

    "Taking care of each other is the West Virginia way," is how the new statewide effort, Rapid Response WV, describes its mission. Through the site, anyone can view available pandemic resources or request support, become a volunteer or offer resources of their own to those in need. The site also links to CDC guidelines on what to do if you feel sick. Read more here:  http://wvhub.org/virtual-statewide-community-group-creates-new-rapid-response-support-platform/ IMAGE: Photo by ray sangga kusuma on Unsplash
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    WV school staff steps up to feed at-home students and families

    The pandemic has put students out of school and away from meals many rely upon. But West Virginia school staff and county boards of education are stepping up to prep and share meals that are driven by bus drivers to keep children fed, often stopping by the side of the road in rural West Virginia.
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    Why are West Virginia's Covid-19 test numbers so low?

    Governor Jim Justice deserves lots of credit for taking steps to reduce spread of Covid-19, but we need way more testing to be able to identify and isolate those with the virus. Most other small population states have tested way more than we have. What's different in those states?
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    Seeking West Virginia Volunteers in a Pandemic

    West Virginians are quick to help out in hard times. Volunteer West Virginia is collecting safe and creative ways to volunteer all around the Mountain State  during the pandemic and posting them on their website.  
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