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Administrators substitute teaching bill OK’d by Senate The West Virginia Senate has passed a bill requiring that school administrators serve as substitute teachers for three days each year. The bill passed Wednesday gives exemptions to county...
The Associated PressThe White House and Republicans kept up the unrelenting mudslinging Sunday over who’s to blame for roundly condemned budget cuts set to take effect at week’s end, with the administration detailing the potential fallout in each state and...
firstname.lastname@example.orgWho knew whooping cough could influence a career choice? Not in medicine — but as an author. That was the case with romance fiction writer Mariah Stewart, who at the age of 7, spent an entire summer in bed, recuperating from the respiratory...
The West Virginia Department of Education is reminding parents that students entering seventh and 12th grades this fall will need to visit a doctor or health clinic before school begins to update their immunizations. State law and West Virginia Board...
West Virginia has some of the strictest limits on exempting children from vaccines required before they can attend school. Some parents are lobbying the Legislature to change that, while public health officials warn that the state already suffers low...
“If the paper has to check the facts about the story they print, they should do the same for Mail Call. Stories about the county commissioners cutting funds from the nursing program just doesn’t seem factual. The BOE and health department...
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Health officials in Berkeley and Morgan counties in the Eastern Panhandle and Hancock County in the state's Northern Panhandle are investigating outbreaks of whooping cough. Berkeley County Health Officer Diana Gaviria told the Berkeley County Council...
Members of the Hagerstown Rotary Club recently attended the Rotary International District 7350 and 7370 combined annual Rotary Foundation dinner at the Ramada Inn and Conference Center in State College. Rotarians were welcomed by 7350 District Gov....
If you've got your health, the cliche goes, you've got just about everything. If you've got public health duties, you're responsible for just about everything from mosquitoes (West Nile carriers) to hygiene (wash your hands for as long as it takes to sing...
WDBJ7 Anchor/ReporterSchool's almost out, but now is the time to think about next school year - at least when it comes to seeing the doctor. Pediatricians are busy doing physicals and giving the required vaccinations for next school year. Dr. Robert Gard with Physicians...
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Rabies prevention The Department of Health offers information on how to prevent the spread of rabies and what to do in the event of exposure. Rabies is most often seen in raccoons, bats, foxes and skunks. Information: 410-222-7168 or visit aahealth.org....
St. Charles The public may attend the Forest Preserve District of Kane County's grand opening celebration of the new Creek Bend Nature Center at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve in St. Charles from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 1. Participants can see interactive...
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