COVID-19 Updates:
We continue to work to keep you safe. Universal masking remains in place across all Marshall Health locations.
Prepare for your visit | Testing information & resources

The safety of our patients, faculty, staff and students is a top priority for Marshall Health. This page has up-to-date information and resources regarding our preparation and response to the 2019 novel coronavirus known as COVID-19.

Marshall Health is prepared to respond to any potential cases of COVID-19, should they arise, and has well-established protocols for addressing outbreaks of this nature. We follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources guidelines for identification and management of outbreaks. We have procedures in place to care for any patient who meets CDC screening criteria. 

Marshall University and Marshall Health officials are continuing to closely monitor the public health situation related to the coronavirus COVID-19

Latest Updates

April 8, 2021

Marshall Health closing COVID-19 hotline

Due to declining call volume, the Marshall Health COVID-19 Information Line will close this Friday, April 9, at 4 p.m. Please direct any future questions to your primary care provider or other available call centers:

  • WV DHHR 24/7 Hotline: 800-887-4304
  • WV DHHR Vaccine Hotline: 833-734-0965
  • Cabell Huntington Health Department Call Center: 304-526-3383

Marshall Health nurses have fielded nearly 8,800 COVID-specific calls from patients and community members since the hotline opened in March 2020.

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Our Experts

As part of an academic health system, Marshall Health has a number specialists in the Division of Infectious Disease on hand who are trained to address infectious diseases. If you are a member of the media who would like to request an interview with one of our subject matter experts, please contact Michele McKnight, community and media relations coordinator at 304-691-1713. 

Hesham M. Awadh, MD

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Mariana Lanata, MD, FAAP

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WV DHHR 24/7 Hotline

WV DHHR Vaccine Hotline
8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday-Friday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday

Student Health Services

Cabell-Huntington Health Department Call Center
8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday-Friday

Public Health Links

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources
Cabell-Huntington Health Department
World Health Organization

Travel Updates

U.S. Department of State 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention