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News and Media: Disaster 4517

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Nick Buls, an Emergency Management Specialist

Nick Buls, an Emergency Management Specialist from FEMA Region 3 in Philadelphia, seen on March 11, 2021, was deployed to work a Charleston, W.Va., call center set up by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. Operators from FEMA, the West Virginia National Guard and DHHR contacted nearly 40,000 registrants to schedule vaccine appointments at the state’s Walgreens pharmacies.

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Leeandra Buttry

Leeandra Buttry, a FEMA reservist from Lakeland, Fla., seen on March 11, 2021, was deployed to work a Charleston, W.Va., call center set up by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. Operators from FEMA, the West Virginia National Guard and DHHR contacted nearly 40,000 registrants to schedule vaccine appointments at the state’s Walgreens pharmacies.

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West Virginia; FEMA-4517-DR

Report on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4517-DR; West Virginia as a result of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, 2020, and continuing.

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West Virginia National Guard conduct and participate in a COVID-19 vaccination

Members of the West Virginia National Guard conduct and participate in a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Joint Forces Headquarters, Charleston, West Virginia, Jan. 13, 2021. West Virginia maintains one of the highest percentages of vaccine allocation use in the United States and is rapidly expanding capacity to inoculate the population. (Edwin L Wriston/U.S. Army National Guard)