Statement from Mayor Jim Auxer:
This statement is to address the current rumor of the confirmed case of COVID-19 and the possibility of two others in the Shepherdstown Community. I spoke with Dr. Reidy at 2:55 p.m., Sunday, March 15, 2020, Health Officer of Jefferson County Health Department, who stated the Jefferson County Health Department is unaware of any positive cases of the COVID-19 virus in not only Jefferson County, but in West Virginia.
Dr. Reidy reported that the Jefferson County Health Department will notify the Corporation of Shepherdstown if an active case is confirmed.
The Shepherdstown Community will be provided with information as we receive it. Please be mindful of the seriousness of this crisis. Please take care of your neighbors and support the local business community. We need to come together for the common good.
Please check the Town's website in partnership with Shepherd University, who will be providing a link with COVID-19 updates that will refresh twice daily. Also provided are links to the Jefferson County Health Department and the CDC. The websites are listed below: