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Justice Lowers Vaccination Eligibility to 16

March 22nd, 2021 by WCBC Radio

At a news briefing today, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice said he would be opening the state's COVID-19 vaccination program to everyone over the age of 16.

Registration of those newly eligible can begin online at  

Even with the lower age group, Justice said that those over the age of 65 would still be given priority.  Over two out of three of those in the upper age group have been fully vaccinated.  

Governor Justice also announced that fairs, festivals and other large events would be allowed beginning May 1.