WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., July 17, 2020 — A member of West Liberty University’s faculty recently tested positive for COVID-19 and is isolated/quarantined at home (please see below for update). Students instructed by this individual were not impacted and were wearing the proper masks and following social distancing rules as required by the State of West Virginia.
Currently all students in this program are working remotely and WLU is working with Howard Gamble and the Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department, as well as following all CDC and West Virginia health officials’ best practices to mitigate any spread of the virus.
Additionally, all the proper sanitizing steps are being followed to ensure that the campus spaces affected will be ventilated and cleaned as CDC guidelines require.
For more information on West Virginia’s cases and response to COVID-19 please visit the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) website or call the WV Coronavirus Hotline at 1-800-887-4304.
EDITOR’S UPDATE: There were actually two members of the faculty that tested positive. We regret that the July 17 information was incorrect when originally posted.