BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — The West Virginia DHHR and Bureau of Public Health is urging sufferers from Mountain Point out Vascular clinic in Beckley to get blood exams following probably becoming exposed to Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and HIV.

Right after a letter was despatched out notifying patients of attainable publicity, the Bureau for General public Health and fitness introduced the pursuing assertion:

“The West Virginia Office of Overall health and Human Resources, Bureau for Community Wellness (BPH) is conducting an investigation of a healthcare-linked an infection control breach associated with surgical procedures at Mountain Point out Vascular in Beckley. At this time, no health care-associated infections have been confirmed among individuals, nonetheless, out of an abundance of caution and as a regular apply for any an infection handle breach with prospective chance of bloodborne pathogen transmission, BPH is recommending specified individuals who could have visited the practice involving October 27, 2020 and July 7, 2021, be examined for hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV by their area health section or local health care service provider.”

Beckley Attorney Stephen New, of New, Taylor & Associates, represents some of the people.

“It’s extremely early still but our business has been contacted. We recommend all patients to heed the warnings of DHHR and be examined.  We seem ahead to getting component in the investigation of this severe and troubling problem.”

Attorney Stephen P. New of New, Taylor & Associates

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