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Bissell: Cheer on every COVID-19 vaccine given, even if it's not for you

It could be the end of March or later before the New River Health District can begin vaccinating people who are eligible in phase 1c, which includes employees of higher education institutions.

Date: 02/10/2021
Students answer calls for Virginia Tech's COVID-19 helpline

Students with the university's helpline say why it's important to help out in getting information to the community about Virginia Tech's ongoing response to COVID-19. The helpline number is 540-231-7600, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.=https://video.vt.edu/media/1_seq0ntqg

Date: 02/10/2021
From Byron Hughes: Stay vigilant, even when it's tough to do

Over the past couple of weeks, it has not been uncommon to hear people talk about hitting the wall. This kind of relentless fatigue can lead to a loss of vigilance and the desire to give up public safety practices. Please don’t.

Date: 02/10/2021
Poor and climate-vulnerable regions hard hit by nationwide lockdowns

The Sundarbans region of India, devastated by COVID-19 lockdown, tells a story for other poor and climate-vulnerable regions of the world.

Date: 02/09/2021
On the front lines of public health

Hundreds of volunteers, including many Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff, are part of the Medical Reserve Corps in the New River Valley and are serving at COVID-19 testing and vaccine sites.

Date: 02/05/2021

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Faculty Affairs to hold open office hours via Zoom

Date: 03/23/2020
A message from Frank Shushok, interim vice president for Student Affairs

In this truly difficult time, it's important we take care of ourselves and one another.

Date: 03/23/2020
Executive Vice President and Provost acknowledges faculty efforts in moving courses online

I recognize that you are disappointed that you will not be able to teach and mentor your students in the manner that you had planned, and I know that your students are disappointed too. However, I also know that you remain committed to their education and I am confident that these students will appreciate your efforts.

Date: 03/23/2020
COVID-19 Update: Guidance for Virginia Tech faculty and staff

The increasing impact of COVID-19 is resulting in an unprecedented and rapidly changing situation for our campus and we understand that employees have many questions about these changes.

Date: 03/22/2020
Preston’s restaurant offering special takeout menus

Select chef-created breakfast, lunch, and dinner items can be ordered for pickup seven days a week at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center.

Date: 03/20/2020

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