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The journey of a COVID-19 test result starts with this team

A team of Virginia Tech students, both undergraduates and graduates, as well as alumni and other staff, perform about 800 tests a day at the ARCpoint testing site at Lane Stadium.

Date: 04/09/2021
New River Health District begins vaccinating students

The New River Health District began providing COVID-19 vaccinations to those in Phase 2 on Friday, which includes all college students.

Date: 04/09/2021
National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins is the keynote speaker for virtual university commencement

Collins has been a key figure in the response to COVID-19. He is the only presidentially appointed NIH director to serve more than one administration. He will speak at the university’s virtual commencement ceremony Friday, May 14, at 6:15 p.m.

Date: 04/09/2021
Door to door deliveries, outdoor time, daily check-ins: New features improve campus quarantine, isolation

New features include a student advocate program, welcome desks at each residence hall for receiving deliveries and communicating with students, and an outdoor courtyard.

Date: 04/07/2021

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A message to the Virginia Tech community regarding COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

Guided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Virginia Department of Health, and Virginia Tech’s Schiffert Health Center, a number of important actions are in the process of being planned and implemented.

Date: 03/03/2020
Open letter to the Virginia Tech community: University suspending participation in all activities in Italy

Because of the continued growth in the number of COVID-19 cases in Italy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a “Warning Level 3, Avoid Nonessential Travel” for Italy earlier this afternoon. Given this development, and in accordance with Policy 1070, Virginia Tech is suspending participation in all activities in Italy immediately.

Date: 02/28/2020

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