West Virginia grocery, retail industry is holding up amid worries over the coronavirus outbreak

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – The West Virginia Oil Marketers & Grocers Association (OMEGA) and the West Virginia Retailers Association released information on the status of the grocery and retail industry during the coronavirus outbreak.

The release encouraged residents to buy what they need, and not to go overboard with supplies.

“There’s no need to hoard food, paper products, cleaning supplies and other items,” said Traci Nelson, president of the West Virginia Oil Marketers & Grocers Association.