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Providing health care in the digital age

A transdisciplinary research team is working to increase access to health care in underserved communities by using technology to develop training systems for telemedicine cart users.

Date: 06/22/2021
District lags behind parts of state in vaccinated percentages

Approximately 70,000 people, or 39 percent, in the district are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, said Noelle Bissell, health director of the New River Health District.

Date: 06/21/2021
June 15 Town Hall: Noelle Bissell on time-frame for getting Covid vaccination

In a town hall conversation on June 15, New River Health District Director Noelle Bissell explains the time-frame in which someone who has tested positive for Covid can receive the vaccination.

Date: 06/16/2021
June 15 Town Hall: Mike Mulhare on Covid testing for unvaccinated students and employees

In a town hall conversation on June 15, Mike Mulhare, assistant vice president for emergency management, discusses the Covid testing requirements for students and employees.

Date: 06/16/2021
June 15 Town Hall: Frank Shushok on Covid vaccine exemptions

In a town hall conversation on June 15, Frank Shushok, vice president for student affairs, explains the options when it comes to requesting an exemption from the Covid vaccine.

Date: 06/16/2021

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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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