304 SPORTS SCORES
  • Tygarts Valley 59Hannan 8Final[ view all ]
  • Sissonville 26Liberty 7Final[ view all ]
  • Doddridge County 27Valley Wetzel 7Final[ view all ]
  • Clay-Battelle 20Van 12Final[ view all ]
  • Lewis County 42Elkins 0Final[ view all ]
  • Braxton County 13Webster County 12Final[ view all ]
  • Grafton 50Lincoln 49Final[ view all ]
  • Robert C. Byrd 56North Marion 21Final[ view all ]
  • Morgantown 21John Marshall 6Final[ view all ]
  • Pendleton County 50Tucker County 6Final[ view all ]
  • Magnolia 34Tyler Consolidated 0Final[ view all ]
  • University 29Preston 25Final[ view all ]
  • Fairmont Senior 35Buckhannon-Upshur 27Final[ view all ]
  • Notre Dame 34Gilmer County 13Final[ view all ]
  • Saint Marys 42South Harrison 7Final[ view all ]
National News | Closings | Funerals | HighScore | Monday's Most Wanted | Crime Watch | TV Listings | Lottery | Bio's | FCC File | More ›
   
 
 
 
New Unit To Be Built At William R. Sharpe Jr. Hospital
Written by Your 5News Team
Last updated on May 13, 2013 @ 7:14PM
Created on May 13, 2013 @ 1:32PM
 
WESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The state has awarded a $12 million contract to build a 50-bed forensics unit at the William R. Sharpe Jr. Hospital.
 
Work is expected to begin soon on the addition to the state-run psychiatric hospital in Weston.
 
Chief operations officer Greg Nichol with the Department of Health and Human Resources tells The Exponent Telegram that Marks Landau Construction of Wexford, Pa., has a year to complete the project.
 
Acting DHHR Secretary Rocco Fucillo says the forensics unit will help address overcrowding.
 
Sen. Doug Facemire says the expansion also will create construction jobs. But the Braxton County Democrat says he's still concerned about the hospital's employees, who are overworked and underpaid.
 
Fucillo says staffing is an issue at all medical facilities. But he says staffing has improved at the hospital.

Share
Add your Comment
You must have an active WDTV.COM user account to post comments. Please login to your account, or create your free account today!

Comments (0)
WDTV on Facebook
WDTV on Twitter
WDTV on YouTube
Contact WDTV
WDTV RSS Feeds
WDTV SMS
WDTV Mobile App