WV Gov. Justice closes state parks; orders travelers from high-risk areas to quarantine

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CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is closing all state parks and campgrounds as of today along with parks that draw large crowds. He has also directed West Virginia State Police to monitor the situation. The governor also issued an executive order for people coming from high-risk areas to quarantine for 14 days. He has also directed West Virginia State Police to monitor the situation.

Justice also declared today National Doctor’s Day in West Virginia in accordance with the National Doctor’s day to show appreciation for health care workers.

“We need to absolutely appreciate the health care community in every way,” Justice says.

Justice says it’s important to keep healthcare workers safe and healthy while treating coronavirus patients.

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