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  • 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.

  • Talking to kids about COVID-19: Expert advice from WVU Medicine Children's

    Monday, March 30, 2020

    Talking to kids about COVID-19: Expert advice from WVU Medicine Children's Family Life and routines have changed greatly with the Stay at Home order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. How do you talk to your kids about this crisis? WVU Medicine Children's Pediatric Psychologist Jenna Wallace has some tips on talking with your children about COVID-19.

  • Albert L. Wright Jr.: Teamwork will continue to play key role in coming COVID-19 patient surge

    Friday, March 20, 2020

    Albert L. Wright Jr.: Teamwork will continue to play key role in coming COVID-19 patient surge Albert L. Wright Jr., president and CEO of the West Virginia University Health System, gives a video update to the employees of WVU Medicine about COVID-19 and the health system's work to ensure it is ready to respond to the crisis.

  • WVU Coronavirus: How to stay safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19

    Monday, March 16, 2020

    WVU Coronavirus: How to stay safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19 West Virginia University Infectious disease specialist Kathryn Moffett, MD, examines the way you can stay safe and stop the spread of COVID-19. For more information about West Virginia University's resources about coronavirus, visit http://coronavirus.wvu.edu.

  • Busting myths about COVID-19

    Thursday, March 12, 2020

    Busting myths about COVID-19 It can be easy to worry about COVID-19, but try not to panic. Tips from Kathryn Moffett, MD, an infectious diseases expert at WVU Medicine, dispel some of the myths proliferated on social media about the novel coronavirus.

  • COVID-19 Q&A with Dr. Kathy Moffett

    Thursday, March 5, 2020

    COVID-19 Q&A with Dr. Kathy Moffett West Virginia University and WVU Medicine officials continue to closely monitor the situation surrounding novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and are developing plans should the threat increase in the area.

  • WVU Health Report: Novel coronavirus

    Monday, March 2, 2020

    WVU Health Report: Novel coronavirus As the 2019 novel coronavirus continues to spread, it's important to understand the origin of the virus and easy techniques to fight any kind of virus from spreading.