No charges for shooting involving an officer; WVU Medicine CCMC Handles COVID Crisis, Officials Talk About Health Services, Masks, In Tomorrow’s Edition | News, Sports, Jobs


No charge for officer involved in shooting, WVU Medicine Camden Clark Medical Center’s handling of the COVID crisis and a discussion of increases for health department employees will be covered in tomorrow’s edition by staff reporters Evan Bevins and Brett Dunlap.

The Wood County grand jury did not indict Mr. Steward’s office after he shot Rufus Ramsey last May. A press release from Wood County District Attorney Pat Lefebure said the grand jury found the acts justified after considering all the evidence and chose not to prosecute any criminal charges.

With WVU Medicine Camden Clark treating a number of patients with COIVD, hospital officials have provided an update on hospital practices as they work on what is deemed “critical” situations.

Discussing the need for a wage hike this week to retain workers in the Ohio Valley Health Department during the COVID-19 pandemic this week, Wood County Commission Chairman Blair Couch , suggested some lawmakers might not support the measure due to recommendations from doctors in the department regarding masking. Two lawmakers he mentioned responded on Friday.

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