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CoVid 19

Links to additional information:

The President's Coronavirus Guidelines for America





Governor Justice Stay-at-Home Order

Call the State's Toll Free Hotline at

Click here for: How to protect yourself

Click here for: If you think you are sick

Click here: If you are a Business or Employer

Click here: if you are a School or Daycare

Click here if you are a Community or Faith Based Organization

All bars and restaurants are closed in the City of Richwood except for curbside or delivery service.

Please avoid crowded areas and large groups.

City Hall is limited to one in-person customer at a time.  Please make all payments via mail or telephone if possible.

If you are sick, stay home.

Please check on your friends and neighbors, especially the elderly or at risk.


The CDC and the WHO recommend several basic measures to help prevent the spread of Covid-19:

  • Wash your hands often for at least 20 seconds.

  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.

  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects.

  • Stay home when you are sick.

  • Contact a health worker if you have symptoms; fever and a dry cough are most common.

  • DON’T touch your face.

  • DON’T travel if you have a fever and cough.

  • DON’T wear a face mask if you are well.

Click here for important announcements from Governor Justice's office.

How will Coronavirus impact the coming election?

For up to date information, click here to see the West Virginia Secretary of State website.

Click here to contact the Nicholas County Health Department

Click Here for Tips on Social Distancing




Most importantly, don't panic.  The measures being taken are precautionary to help ensure we limit or eliminate the potential spread of the Coronavirus.  These are temporary provisions to ensure long term health and safety for all.

Thank you!

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