Gov. Justice, health officials to hold statewide address on COVID-19 tonight at 6 p.m.


​CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice and state health officials will conduct a live, statewide address from the Governor's Reception Room in Charleston this evening, March 17, 2020, at 6 p.m. to provide West Virginians an update on COVID-19 preparedness and response plans.

How to follow the address:

On the Internet:

On TV:
*All West Virginia television stations will carry tonight's address*

The address will be broadcast live on the West Virginia Public Broadcasting Channel. Find your station here

Participants for tonight's address will include:

  • Gov. Jim Justice
  • Bill Crouch – West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Secretary
  • Dr. Cathy Slemp – West Virginia State Health Officer and West Virginia Bureau for Public Health Commissioner
  • Dr. Clay Marsh – West Virginia University Vice President and Executive Dean for Health Sciences

For more information about COVID-19 prevention and more, call the State’s toll-free hotline at 1-800-887-4304 or visit

Contact Information

Jordan Damron,


Office of the Governor
State Capitol, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E
Charleston, WV 25305

Office Phone:
304.558.2000 or 1.888.438.2731

Governor's Mansion:

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