Shelters in West Virginia are increasingly faced with the challenge of fewer dog adoptions. The higher cost of pet food and vet care at a time inflation is hitting the country are thought to be contributing factors.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Mildred Mitchell-Bateman Hospital
West Virginia health officials say tests show bacteria that causes the severe form of pneumonia known as Legionnaires’ disease has resurfaced at the Mildred Mitchell-Bateman Hospital in Huntington. In April the hospital replaced all faucets and a hot water heater and installed a recirculation pump after the bacteria first was detected in two sinks in the hospital’s administration building. The building did not house patients. The bacteria in the latest tests was found in the same places as in April: a CEO restroom and a former human resources break room in a basement.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
State health officials reported close to 50 cases of the coronavirus at a psychiatric hospital in Huntington on Wednesday.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A fire broke out at the Huntington State Hospital on November 26, 1952—the night before Thanksgiving—killing 17 patients.The hospital was established in…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Physician Mildred Mitchell-Bateman was born in Georgia on March 22, 1922. Her career in West Virginia began in 1947, when she became a staff physician at…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
State officials say staff vacancies have declined at West Virginia's state-run psychiatric hospitals following court-ordered pay raises.Vacancies at…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A request from the state Department of Health and Human Resources to throw out a 34-year-old psychiatric hospital case has been denied.The Charleston…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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