Health Updates

Taylor County has 119th confirmed case of COVID-19

TAYLOR COUNTY—Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer today, Friday, September 18, announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s 119th positive case of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving a Taylor County resident. ... more

Taylor County has 116th, 117th & 118th confirmed cases of COVID-19

TAYLOR COUNTY--Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer today, Wednesday, September 16, announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s 116th, 117th and 118th positive cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving Taylor County residents. ... more

Taylor County has 114th & 115th confirmed cases of COVID-19

TAYLOR COUNTY—Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer today, Tuesday, September 15, announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s 114th and 115th positive cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving Taylor County residents. ... more

Taylor County has 113th confirmed case of COVID-19

TAYLOR COUNTY—Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer today announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s 113th positive case of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving a Taylor County resident. ... more

GTCHD reports 112th positive COVID case in Taylor County

TAYLOR COUNTY—While the county’s positive COVID-19 case numbers have seemed to slow somewhat, the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department (GTCHD) recently announced the 111th and 112th cases involving Taylor County residents.... more

Taylor County has 111th & 112th confirmed cases of COVID-19

TAYLOR COUNTY--Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer today announced, Wednesday, September 9, that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s 111th & 112th positive cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving Taylor County residents. ... more

Drivers reminded to be cautious in and around school zones

TAYLOR COUNTY—Back to School time is right around the corner, and while families are preparing for the new academic year, there is one thing they can do that will have a big impact.... more

Taylor County has 107th 108th & 109th confirmed cases of COVID-19

TAYLOR COUNTY--Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer today, Wednesday, September 2, announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s 107th, 108th & 109th positive cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving Taylor County residents. ... more

Nursing Home Outbreak leads to Taylor County’s 5th and 6th Covid-19 related deaths

TAYLOR COUNTY—Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer today, Tuesday, September 1, announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s 5th & 6th deaths related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving a 83 year-old female and a 84 year-old female Taylor County residents at the Genesis Rosewood nursing facility. ... more

Nursing Home Outbreak leads to Taylor County’s 4th Covid-19 related death

TAYLOR COUNTY—Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer today, Friday, August 28 announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s fourth confirmed death related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving a 70-year-old female Taylor County resident at the Genesis Rosewood nursing facility. ... more

AB men’s volleyball welcomes 2020 recruiting class

Chuck Shoemaker and the Battlers Men's Volleyball welcome seven incoming freshmen to their 2020 class at Alderson Broaddus.... more

Taylor County has 103rd confirmed case of COVID-19

TAYLOR COUNTY—Today, Tuesday, August 25, Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s 103rd positive case of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving a Taylor County resident.... more

COVID-19 woes continue for Rosewood

TAYLOR COUNTY—During the Monday morning COVID update call, county health officials discussed the current status of an outbreak at Genesis Health’s Rosewood Center and the current numbers for the county.... more

Taylor County has 101st and 102nd confirmed cases of COVID-19

TAYLOR COUNTY--Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer today, Monday, August 24, announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s 101st and 102nd positive cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving Taylor County residents. ... more

Nursing Home Outbreak leads to Taylor County’s third Covid-19 related death

TAYLOR COUNTY--Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer today, Monday, August 24, announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s third death related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving a 86-year-old female Taylor County resident at the Genesis Rosewood nursing facility. ... more

Outbreak count increases to 49 total, as Taylor County has 88th to 100th confirmed cases of COVID-19

TAYLOR COUNTY--Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer today, Friday, August 21, announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s 88th to 100th positive cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving Taylor County residents. ... more

WV National Guard to assist in Rosewood outbreak

TAYLOR COUNTY—Coronavirus cases continue to rise at Genesis Health Care’s Rosewood Facility, and the National Guard will soon be working alongside local health officials to address the issue.... more

Outbreak count increases to 33 total, as Taylor County has 87th confirmed case of COVID-19

TAYLOR COUNTY--Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer today, Wednesday, August 19, announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s 87th positive case of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving a Taylor County resident. ... more

Outbreak count increases to 32 total, as Taylor County has 85th and 86th confirmed cases of COVID-19

TAYLOR COUNTY—Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer today, Tuesday, August 18, announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s 85th and 86th positive cases of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving Taylor County residents. ... more

Taylor County has 82nd, 83rd and 84th confirmed cases of COVID-19

TAYLOR COUNTY—Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer today announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s 82nd, 83rd and 84th positive cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving Taylor County residents. ... more

Nursing home outbreak increases to 27 with Taylor County’s 61st through 81st confirmed cases of COVID-19

TAYLOR COUNTY--With an ongoing outbreak at a local nursing home, Taylor County COVID numbers jump drastically.... more

Nursing home outbreak increases to five (5) total (2 staff & 3 residents) with Taylor County’s 60th confirmed case of COVID-19

TAYLOR COUNTY--Today, Thursday, August 13, Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer, announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s 60th positive case of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving a Taylor County resident. ... more

Nursing home outbreak increases to four (4) total (2 staff & 2 residents) with Taylor County’s fifty-ninth confirmed case of COVID-19 – (12 Active, 46 Recovered, 1 Death)

TAYLOR COUNTY--Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer today, Wednesday, August 12, announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s 59th positive case of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving a Taylor County resident. ... more

Small outbreak at nursing home gives Taylor County its fifty-seventh confirmed case of COVID-19 – (21 Active & 35 Recovered & 1 Death)

TAYLOR COUNTY--Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer today, Wednesday, August 5, announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed a small outbreak at Rosewood Nursing home with Taylor County’s 57th positive case of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving a Taylor County resident. ... more

Taylor County has fifty-sixth confirmed case of COVID-19 – (23 Active & 33 Recovered)

TAYLOR COUNTY— Today, Tuesday, August 4, Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s fifty-sixth positive case of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving a Taylor County resident. ... more

Taylor County has fifty-fourth and fifty-fifth confirmed case of COVID-19 – (26 Active & 28 Recovered)

TAYLOR COUNTY—Today, Tuesday, August 4, Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer today announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s fifty-fourth and fifty-fifth positive cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving Taylor County residents. ... more

The History of Taylor County: Chapter Two Hundred-Fifty-Nine

The Eleventh congressional district of which Taylor County was part met in the court house May 23,1902, at the call of Ira E. Robinson, chairman of the Republican county committee, who called the meeting to order and briefly stated the object of the meeting was selected delegates to the second congressional district convention at Martinsburg, June 5.... more

COVID numbers on rise in Taylor County

TAYLOR COUNTY—As the county’s COVID numbers begin to rise, health officials are asking residents to try and make smart decisions about out of state travel.... more

COVID-19 UPDATE: Gov. Justice says West Virginia still trending the right way on minimizing COVID-19 cases

CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice joined State health leaders at the Capitol Complex in Charleston yesterday for a virtual press briefing to once again update the public on the many measures... more

Treasury and IRS Issue Guidance on Deferring Tax Payments Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

Washington – Following President Donald J. Trump’s emergency declaration pursuant to the Stafford Act, the U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) today issued guidance allowing all individual and other non-corporate tax filers to defer up to $1 million of federal income tax (including self-emplo... more

Mon Health System hospitals and facilities suspending all non-essential treatments

MORGANTOWN, WV – Mon Health System Hospitals and facilities, including Grafton City Hospital, has suspended all non-essential treatments in order to safeguard its patients and staff and support a community response to the coronavirus outbreak. ... more

Monongalia County has its first diagnosed case of COVID-19

MORGANTOWN—Monongalia County has its first diagnosed case of COVID-19, Dr. Lee B. Smith announced Thursday evening.... more

WV DHHR confirms three additional cases of COVID-19

e West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) today confirmed three new cases of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the state, making the total positive case count at five... more