First Morgan County COVID case confirmed Sunday

Editor’s note: This story was updated on Tuesday, March 31 with comments from additional health officials. by Kate Shunney The head of the Berkeley-Morgan County Health Department confirmed Sunday the first positive test of COVID-19 in a Morgan County resident. That is the disease caused by the new coronavirus that has spread globally, causing a…

Locals sewing masks, making sanitizer for medical practices

A shortage of masks and other protective gear for medical personnel and first responders amid the spread of coronavirus cases has sparked an effort here and nationwide for individuals to make and donate fabric masks, booties and gowns. Helping Hands in Berkeley Springs – Let’s Sew is one such effort. Organized by Berkeley Springs resident…

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