West Virginia Advocacy

Welcome to the National Vaccine Information Center West Virginia State Team page. This page, along with the email updates you will receive, will help keep you informed of what you can do in your state to help you protect and expand your rights to informed consent to vaccination.

Note: You must first register as a NVIC Team Member before you can view action alerts, legislation to watch, and announcements.

Action Needed Now

There are no active action alerts at this time, but please check back soon.

Bills to Watch

The following table lists the active bills of interest for all states.

State Bill Number Position Status Title
WV HB 2783 4/15/2021 SUPPORT Failed to have a hearing in 2021 Allows physicians to write medical exemption statements, removes commissioner authority
WV SB 406 4/15/2021 SUPPORT Failed to have a hearing in 2021 Removes Hepatitis B from the list of vaccines required for school
WV SB 574 4/15/2021 SUPPORT Failed to have a hearing in 2021 Establishes that COVID-19 Vaccines is not mandatory for employees of county and municipal offices
WV HB 3197 4/15/2021 WATCH Failed to have a hearing in 2021 Allows exemptions from employer vaccine mandates, adds conscientious/personal exemption for schools
WV HB 2660 4/15/2021 OPPOSE Failed to have a hearing in 2021 Requires health care facilities to adopt policies requiring vaccines with no religious exemptions

Announcements

The following table lists postings about events, initiatives, people, and pretty much anything related to protecting and expanding your rights!