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  • WVU Medicine Health Report: WVU Medicine Health Report: Phase 3 - reopening safely

    Monday, June 1, 2020

    WVU Medicine Health Report: WVU Medicine Health Report: Phase 3 - reopening safely As we’ve entered Phase 3 of reopening West Virginia, more businesses are opening as the Governor urges everyone to wear a mask in public. So how do we reopen safely while preventing a surge or second wave of COVID-19? Infectious Disease Specialist Kathy Moffett, MD, explains how in this WVU Medicine Health Report.

  • Safe Surgery during COVID-19 at WVU Medicine

    Tuesday, May 26, 2020

    Safe Surgery during COVID-19 at WVU Medicine If you've delayed elective and non-elective surgery because of the pandemic, it's time to put your health first and schedule that procedure. WVU Medicine Chief Medical Officer Judie Charlton, MD, explains how new safety protocols have made surgery during COVID-19 at WVU Medicine very safe.

  • COVID-19 in April: What We've Learned

    Friday, May 15, 2020

    COVID-19 in April: What We've Learned During the month of April, medical providers and experts raced learn as much as they could about COVID-19. WVU Medicine’s infectious disease expert, Kathy Moffett, MD, reviews some of what we’ve learned, and what we still don’t know.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: Caring for COVID 19 at Home

    Monday, May 11, 2020

    WVU Medicine Health Report: Caring for COVID 19 at Home Most patients with COVID-19 are not hospitalized, but cared for at home. Kathy Moffett, MD, explains how to care for a COVID-19 patient at home in this WVU Medicine Health Report.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: Allergy vs. virus

    Wednesday, May 6, 2020

    WVU Medicine Health Report: Allergy vs. virus Seasonal allergies are here. With COVID-19 dominating our health concerns, do you know if your symptoms are hay fever or coronavirus? David Skoner, MD, WVU Medicine Allergy and Immunology, offers some ways to tell the difference, when to look for a diagnosis, and how to get an exam during a period of social distancing.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: Finding wellness during COVID-19

    Wednesday, April 29, 2020

    WVU Medicine Health Report: Finding wellness during COVID-19 In this stressful time of the COVID-19 pandemic, are you getting enough sleep? Are you eating right and managing stress? In this WVU Medicine Health Report, Gwen Emery, MD, explains how to find and maintain wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

  • WVU Health Report: Cats and COVID-19

    Wednesday, April 22, 2020

    WVU Health Report: Cats and COVID-19 Recent reports indicate that housecats and zoo cats can contract COVID-19 from their human caregivers. WVU Medicine’s infectious disease expert, Kathy Moffett, MD, offers some views and advice on this unique new situation.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: Pandemic anxiety

    Thursday, April 16, 2020

    WVU Medicine Health Report: Pandemic anxiety Overwhelming news, distant family and friends, the loss of jobs, and the disruption of normal life are some of the many things the pandemic has brought that are causing anxiety and stress for people in West Virginia and the world. WVU Medicine psychiatrist Toni Goodykoontz, MD, JD, offers some advice to help mitigate a bit of the anxiety in this new WVU Medicine Health Report.

  • WVU Medicine Health Report: Preventing child abuse

    Friday, April 10, 2020

    WVU Medicine Health Report: Preventing child abuse Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn, there is a new concern about a spike in child abuse. Christine Haufe, a WVU Medicine Children’s expert, shares some child abuse prevention strategies parents can use right now, in this WVU Medicine Health Report.

  • COVID-19 and Pets

    Friday, April 3, 2020

    COVID-19 and Pets Our pets and the animals in our lives aren’t likely to follow social distancing guidelines. If you are worried about how COVID-19 might affect your pets in your life and your neighbors’ lives, then WVU Medicine’s Kathryn Moffett, MD, has some information and words of advice for you.