Kanawha County Clerk Vera McCormick released from the hospital

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Today, Kanawha County Clerk Vera McCormick accepted the 13 Gives Back Award on behalf of all poll workers and county clerks across West Virginia who dedicated their time in the midst of the pandemic to make sure voters had a safe and authentic voting experience.

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — Kanawha County Clerk Vera McCormick was released from the hospital after she tested positive for COVID-19.

McCormick has made following statement following about her release:

“On Saturday evening, December 26th, I was released from the hospital after a two week stay as a result of complications from testing positive from COVID-19.  I am thankful for all the thoughts and prayers I received from my family, the community and Courthouse family.  Many people checked on me during my hospital stay, as well as checked on my husband to make sure he had everything he needed.  We are forever grateful.

“While it was difficult spending the holiday away from my husband, I was happy to be home and with my husband the day after Christmas.  I will continue to recuperate at home until I am fully recovered.  My staff has done an excellent job in ensuring that the office has continued to operate at its normal capacity.  I am truly thankful for a hardworking, dedicated staff.” 

Vera McCormick, Kanawha County Clerk

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