COVID-19 for Emergency Management

WVEM Fayette Testing-Decon 5-7-20 (3).JPGWVEMD trains with our federal, state and local partners to respond to events of all type, including public health emergencies. 

The Statewide Indoor Face Covering Requirement is still in effect for all West Virginians who are not yet fully vaccinated and will remain in effect for these individuals until June 20, 2021.

Latest Updates to the Governor's Comeback Plan April 19, 2021

During the COVID-19 pandemic, please follow the Governor's Executive Orders and those from local officials. Make sure to use information from trusted sources such as WVDHHR and the CDC.
Follow WV Department of Health & Human Resources on Facebook and @WV_DHHR on Twitter

FEMA COVID-19 Funeral Assistance
Phone 844-684-6333 | TTY: 800-462-7585

Governor's Updates
To contact Governor Justice's Office: 304-558-2000 or

COVID-19 Actions and Executive Orders

West Virginia Strong - The ComebackClick to download the slide deck.  

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)-Case Counts and DHHR Reports, Governor Justice's Stay-a-Home Order  

WV Resources
  • For resources or assistance: Dial 211 or visit  About 211
  • For health or medical questions1-800-887-4304 
  • HELP304 Crisis Counseling for COVID-19 related stress. Call or text 1-877-HELP-304 (1-877-435-7304) or chat online at to receive free help from trained crisis counselors who can listen to concerns, help sort out emotions, and provide connections to community resources. 
  • Apply for unemployment benefits at or call 1-800-252-JOBS
  • WV Public Service Commission 1-800-344-5113 General Order 262.5 Regarding Extraordinary Events Related to COVID-19. Utility termination notices may resume on July 1, 2020. 

Related Information
  • FEMA: Strategic and Operational Planning for individuals, families, communities, the private and nonprofit sectors, faith-based organizations, and federal, state, local, and territorial governments.

This page updated 5/16/2022