WVU Illustration by Aira Burkhart depicting a patient making repeat visits to a local health department to receive the hepatitis B vaccine.

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A study led by Stacy Tressler—who earned her doctorate in epidemiology from the School of Public Health—suggests that local health departments are vital to getting the hepatitis B vaccine to the people who need it most.

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WVU to shift undergraduate classes online ahead of holiday break, end of fall semester

Due to the increased number of COVID-19 cases within the state and on West Virginia University’s campuses, including Keyser and Beckley, all undergraduate instruction will move online Nov. 23-24. Some Health Sciences programs will be excluded, and faculty who teach graduate and professional-level courses may determine whether to teach in person on Monday and Tuesday. Students in those programs should check with their instructors.

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