Short Update from the President
Wheeling University is closely monitoring reports from the Centers for Disease Control, the World Health Organization and the Ohio-Wheeling County Health Department in response to a potential COVID-19 outbreak. As of March 17, 2020, Gov. Jim Justice announced that West Virginia has its first confirmed case, which he said was identified in the state’s Eastern Panhandle. State health officials indicated the case is being treated as “outpatient,” meaning the person’s symptoms are mild enough to be quarantined and treated at home.