COVID-19 for Emergency Management

DHSEM trains with our federal, state and local partners to respond to events of all type, including public health emergencies.  
Make sure to use information from trusted sources such as WVDHHR and the CDC. Follow WV Department of Health & Human Resources on Facebook and @WV_DHHR on Twitter.  


First Responders

CDC: Resources for First Responders
(EMS and Law Enforcement)

Ready Responder

Ready Responder Toolkit

CDC: Resources for Emergency Health Professionals

CDC: Emergency Planners and Responders

WHO: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) online training 

FEMA: IS-520: Introduction to Continuity of Operations Planning for Pandemic Influenzas (1 hour) 


CDC: Getting your household ready

CDC COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

CDC: Preventing COVID-19 Spread in Communities

WVDHHR: Coronavirus (COVID-19) information page


Preparedness Planning for Your Business

Business Continuity Planning Suite

Emergency Response Plan 

U.S. Department of State

Travel Advisories

Coronavirus GIS World Map

World Map

President’s Coronavirus Task Force

National Biodefense Strategy 2018

WV Department of Health and Human Resources
The WV Department of Health and Human Resources’ Bureau for Public Health continues to monitor the Coronavirus and is working with Local Health Departments and other partners like WVDHSEM to provide the most current guidance and information received from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).