U-BHD confirms California Variant in Upshur Co.

BUCKHANNON — The Upshur-Buckhannon Health Department has been notified that the California (CA) Variant (B.1.429) of COVID-19 in now in Upshur County. Currently, only one case has been identified and no other information is available to share. The health department will keep you informed as more information becomes available. They will not release any personal information related to this case.

U-BHD encourages everyone to follow the guidelines put out by the CDC, State of WV, and the Upshur-Buckhannon Health Department. These guidelines include proper hand and cough hygiene, mask wearing, physical distancing, and to consider being vaccinated.

The next Community Vaccine Clinic will be held on Friday, April 30, 2021 at the new National Guard Armory on the Brushy Fork Road, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome while supplies lasts.