Working with the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, outbreaks will be monitored and updates provided as needed during the 2021-2022 school year.

What is a “Confirmed Outbreak?”

An outbreak in a school setting is defined as:

  • Multiple cases comprising at least 10% of students, teachers, or staff, within a specified core group (e.g. classroom, extracurricular activity, sports team).
  • OR at least three cases within a specified core group (e.g. classroom, extracurricular activity, sports team).
  • COVID-19 cases with symptom onset or positive test result within 14 days of each other that were not identified as close contacts of each other in another setting (i.e., household) AND epidemiologically linked in the school setting.

The current Outbreaks in Schools chart is based on information provided by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. The number of cases shown below represents only those connected to an outbreak, not the total number of cases per school. The chart will be updated as details are made available.

If a school has 36 positive cases, they may have a subset of 6 cases which are classified as outbreak cases.

County NameCountyLast UpdateOutbreak Cases
Scott High SchoolBoone9/22/2131
Sutton Elementary SchoolBraxton9/21/217
Braxton County High SchoolBraxton9/20/2112
Braxton County Middle SchoolBraxton9/21/2118
Nichols ElementaryCabell9/12/213
Davis Creek ElementaryCabell9/12/215
Hite Saunders ElementaryCabell9/12/216
Explorer Academy ElementaryCabell9/12/216
Calhoun County Middle High SchoolCalhoun9/22/2134
Pleasant Hill ElementaryCalhoun9/22/2132
Clay County Middle SchoolClay9/22/2118
Lizemore Elementary SchoolClay9/22/2110
Doddridge County High SchoolDoddridge9/15/2120
Doddridge County Middle SchoolDoddridge9/15/2133
Doddridge County Elementary SchoolDoddridge9/15/2130
Oak Hill High SchoolFayette9/15/213
Oak Hill High SchoolFayette9/1/214
Oak Hill Middle SchoolFayette8/26/214
Petersburg High SchoolGrant9/20/213
Ronceverte ElementaryGreenbrier9/9/214
Oak Glen High ScoolHancock9/10/213
Hancock County School Bus GarageHancock9/22/217
Bridgeport High SchoolHarrison9/22/213
Johnson Elementary SchoolHarrison9/21/216
North View Elementary SchoolHarrison9/21/213
Lincoln High School*Harrison9/22/215
Shepardstown ElementaryJefferson9/20/219
C W Shipley Elementary SchoolJefferson9/20/213
Sissonville High SchoolKanawha9/20/213
Dunbar Middle SchoolKanawha9/21/217
McKinley Middle School*Kanawha9/18/216
Herbert Hoover High School*Kanawha9/20/218
Riverside High School*Kanawha9/17/218
Bridgeview Elementary SchoolKanawha9/20/213
West Side Middle School*Kanawha9/20/218
Peterson Elementary School*Lewis9/20/2117
Duvall Middle SchoolLincoln9/18/216
Guyan Valley Middle School*Lincoln9/17/2110
Chapmansville Primary SchoolLogan9/8/213
Logan High School*Logan9/8/215
Logan Middle SchoolLogan9/8/217
Man High SchoolLogan9/7/2113
John MarshallMarshall9/15/214
Ashton ElementaryMason9/22/2135
Point Pleasant High School*Mason9/22/2185
Pikeview High SchoolMercer9/16/2110
Bluefield Intermediate SchoolMercer9/14/216
Princeton Senior HighMercer9/14/217
Gilbert Middle School*Mingo9/22/213
James Monroe High School*Monroe9/20/215
Pleasant View ElementaryMorgan9/22/215
Nicholas County High School*Nicholas9/23/2116
Pleasants Middle School*Pleasants9/23/213
Poca ElementaryPutnam9/20/213
Poca High School*Putnam9/20/213
George Washington Elementary SchoolPutnam9/20/215
Scott Teays Elementary SchoolPutnam9/20/214
Hurricane High SchoolPutnam9/20/2135
Hurricane Middle School*Putnam9/20/213
Rock Branch Elementary SchoolPutnam9/20/218
Buffalo High School*Putnam9/20/2145
Fairdale ElementaryRaleigh9/14/214
Stanford Elementary Pre-KRaleigh9/11/213
Fairdale Elementary SchoolRaleigh9/9/213
Shady Spring High SchoolRaleigh9/8/2110
Ridgeview ElementaryRaleigh9/8/2111
Shady Spring Middle SchoolRaleigh9/2/219
Independence High SchoolRaleigh9/1/2111
Independence Middle SchoolRaleigh8/31/2117
Beckley-Stratton Elementary SchoolRaleigh8/31/219
Liberty High School*Raleigh8/30/214
Spencer ElementaryRoane9/20/213
Roane County High School*Roane9/15/216
Buckhannon Academy Elementary SchoolUpshur9/16/217
Ceredo-Kenova Middle SchoolWayne9/22/216
Fort Gay PreK-8*Wayne9/22/213
Lubeck ElemWood9/23/212
Blenner Hassett ElementaryWood9/21/213
Parkersburg High School*Wood9/20/215
Blennerhassett Middle School*Wood9/16/214
*related to extracurricular activities.
County/School ClosureReason for ClosingDates of ClosureMasks Mandated?
Braxton-Braxton County High SchoolLack of staffing.9/23/21-9/24/21Yes
McDowell-Mount View High SchoolLack of staffing.9/21/21-9/23/21Yes
McDowell-River View High SchoolLack of Staffing9/20/21-9/22/21Yes
Mercer-All SchoolsLack of Staffing.9/16/21-9/24/21Yes
Mingo-Burch PK8Absences reaching double the baseline data9/21/2021Yes
Pocahontas-Green Bank Elementary/MiddleLack of Staffing9/21/21-9/24/21No
Preston-All SchoolsAbsences reaching double the baseline data9/14/21-9/24/21Yes
Summers-Comprehensive High SchoolLack of staffing.9/20/21-9/24/21Yes
Summers-Hinton Area ElementaryLack of Staffing. Absences reaching double the baseline data.9/21/21 - 9/24/21Yes