COVID-19 Resources

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, much of the WVCBP’s research and advocacy focus has shifted to the virus’ public health and economic impacts in West Virginia. This page will serve as a home for our tracking of the economic impacts of COVID-19 in West Virginia, as well as resources for West Virginians who need them.

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COVID-19 Economic Impact in WV

COVID-19 is having major impacts on West Virginia’s revenues, state unemployment claims, and enrollment in safety net programs like Medicaid and SNAP. We are tracking all of these developments.

Click here to find all of our graphs tracking COVID-19’s economic impact.

Resources for West Virginians

WV PATH Apply for Medicaid, SNAP, TANF, and other benefits

Workforce WV Apply for unemployment insurance benefits

Rapid Response WV Find local feeding sites, recovery help, and other WV-specific resources

Have you recently lost health coverage?

Watch our Facebook Live chat on West Virginia’s unemployment insurance benefits

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