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Kanawha Health Department Vacinne Notification

Kanawha Health Department Vacinne Notification

COVID-19 vaccination clinic set for Saturday
The Kanawha County Health Department posted the following announcement on Facebook yesterday. Based on the many comments, it appears that it is next to impossible to get someone to answer the phone because it is always busy. THERE HAS TO BE A BETTER WAY! COMMENTS?
COVID-19 vaccination clinic set for Saturday
The Kanawha-Charleston Health Department, Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority and Charleston Area Medical Center will hold a COVID-19 vaccination clinic Saturday at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center.
Appointments are available for those age 70 and older. A call center will open at 1 p.m. Thursday to set appointments for Saturday. To make an appointment, call 304-357-5157 beginning at 1 p.m.
Call volume for appointments is expected to be high. Those who want an appointment should not leave voice messages, as appointments may be filled by the time KCHD can answer them.
Free parking for Saturday’s vaccination clinic is available at the Coliseum parking garage. Those with critical mobility limitations or who are in quarantine or isolation due to COVID-19 should note that when making an appointment.
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Mandatory Water Conservation Notice

Mandatory Water Conservation Notice at Harrisville

NOTICE December 13, 2020 @ 10:20 am The Hughes River Water Board is ordering a MANDATORY Water Conservation, due to an electrical surge and water break at the Hughes River Water Plant. This will affect the following areas in Ritchie County, WV until FURTHER NOTICE. Harrisville Pullman Washburn/Mahone All citizens are asked to conserve as much water as possible, only using what is necessary. Please refrain from filling pools, watering plants, washing cars, etc. Thank you, Ronda White, Recorder

Three phases that have impacts on individual water use. The table
below describes the three drought phases of which two are voluntary water conservation objectives and a
third with a mandatory prohibition of nonessential water uses.
Drought Stage
% Reduction of Individual
Water Use
Water Conservation
Objective in Gallons per
day per person (based on
average 62 gpd per person
for residential use)
Drought Watch 5% 59 gallons/day/person
Drought Warning 10-15% 53-56 gallons/day/person
Drought Emergency Prohibition of nonessential
water uses – 15% reduction
or lower
53 gallons/day/person
Water suppliers are required to develop and maintain a valid drought contingency plan that outlines
watch, warning, and emergency stages. The drought contingency plan is valid three years from the date
of approval by the Pennsylvania Drought Coordinator. The drought stages are based on indicator criteria
or triggers tailored to the sources of supply that accurately identify the onset of drought occurrences in a
timely fashion. The triggers used to monitor a system’s key supply sources may include storage levels of
reservoirs or stream flows for surface water sources, and pumping levels or well yields for groundwater
sources. The water supplier may request voluntary or mandatory water use restrictions within its own
service area in advance of any state announcements or declaration.
When the Governor declares a drought emergency, Chapter 119 PEMA regulations on prohibition of
nonessential water uses apply to all individuals. Under a declared drought emergency, Chapter 118
requires water suppliers who provide service to 50 or more customer connections and have either a
source of water or a service area within the designated drought emergency to develop, adopt and submit
a drought contingency plan. The drought contingency plan identifies plans of action such as:
 Water Conservation Notices
 Conservation programs
 Rationing
 Development of emergency sources
 Actions to achieve phased water use reductions
The Governor has declared a Drought Emergency.
The following water uses are considered nonessential and are prohibited during this emergency.
Prohibited Water Uses
 Watering lawns, gardens, landscaped areas, trees, shrubs and outdoor plants.
 Watering golf courses without a valid Drought Emergency Operations Plan.
 Washing paved surfaces, such as streets, sidewalks, driveways, garages, parking areas, tennis
courts and patios.
 Operating water fountains, artificial waterfalls and reflecting pools.
 Washing vehicles.
 Serving water in eating places unless specifically requested by the individual.
 Filling and topping off swimming pools.

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What you need to know about the Coronavirus (COVID-19)


COVID-19 symptoms are similar to the cold or flu, and may take up to 14 days to appear after exposure to the virus. Be vigilant as severe cases may lead to pneumonia, kidney failure or death.

Mild symptoms may include:

  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Runny Nose & Sneezing
  • Cough & Sore Throat
  • Difficulty Breathing
  • Muscle Pain & Weakness
  • Chills & Fatigue
  • Impaired Liver & Kidney Function

The World Health Organization (WHO) advises the following prevention methods:

Wash Hands Frequently
Use soap and water for visibly dirty hands or an alcohol-based hand rub frequently for non-visibly dirty hands.

Practice Respiratory Hygiene
When coughing and sneezing, cover mouth and nose with flexed elbow or tissue – discard tissue immediately into a closed bin and clean your hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.

Maintain Social Distancing
Maintain at least 3 feet distance between yourself and other people, particularly those who are coughing, sneezing and have a fever. If you are too close, you can breathe in the virus.

Avoid Touching Eyes, Nose & Mouth
Hands touch many surfaces which can be contaminated with the virus. If you touch your eyes, nose or mouth with your contaminated hands, you can transfer the virus from the surface to yourself.

Seek Medical Care Early
If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early and tell your health care provider if you have traveled in an area in China where the virus has been reported, or if you have been in close contact with someone with who has traveled from China and has respiratory symptoms.

Mild Symptoms
If you have mild respiratory symptoms and no travel history to or within China, still seek medical care and be sure to carefully practice basic respiratory and hand hygiene and stay home until you are recovered, if possible.

Animal Proximity Precautions
Practice general hygiene measures when visiting farms, live animal markets, wet markets, animal product markets or contact with wild animals. Ensure regular hand washing with soap and potable water after touching animals and animal products.

Animal Consumption
Avoid eating raw or undercooked animal products. Handle raw meat, milk or animal organs with care, to avoid cross-contamination with uncooked foods, as per good food safety practices.


LAST UPDATED:   February 13, 2020

For the most up-to-date information on possible vaccines, treatments, FAQs, news and more, please visit the following official health organizations:

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

World Health Organization (WHO)