Local communities are doing what they can to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.

Weirton is doubling down on its preventative measures. The Weirton Transit Authority and the Millsop Community Center were the focus of those efforts yesterday.

Meanwhile, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine held a Summit on Coronavirus Preparedness; a plan was laid out by the Ohio Department of Health on what the state will do in the case of a positive test. 

Benjamin Robison, the Emergency Response Unit Supervisor said in the case of a positive result a three-prong approach will be taken.

The case will immediately have a follow up to identify anyone who was exposed to the person before and after symptoms appeared.

At the same time, the department will identify and inform key leaders in the region and will also look at what unique needs the area could have in the case of an outbreak.

Finally, a press conference will be called to inform the public of the positive result. Gov. DeWine added to be prepared, but not scared….