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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
Fall semester plans, vaccinations are main topics at Virginia Tech town hall

Tuesday’s town hall touched on numerous topics, including the importance of COVID-19 vaccinations, the need to evolve as conditions change, and the reasons behind some of the administration’s recent decisions.

Date: 06/15/2021
Vaccines keeping district's COVID-19 cases in single digits

Noelle Bissell, district health director, said the decision by Virginia Tech and other universities to require COVID-19 vaccinations for students in the fall “makes sense.”

Date: 06/14/2021

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A message to students from Byron Hughes, dean of students

Like other offices on campus, the Dean of Students Office will be available to you as the semester proceeds.

Date: 03/16/2020
A message from SVP and CBO Dwayne Pinkney

Efforts to reduce the on-campus population of students and employees support the overall public health goal of limiting the potential spread of the virus. The reduced on-campus population reduces the public health risk for the entire community – including those working on campus and working remotely.

Date: 03/16/2020
A message from Vice President for Human Resources Bryan Garey

We have received many questions from employees about their options should the coronavirus spread more broadly across Virginia, especially with Friday’s announcement from Gov. Ralph Northam ordering all K-12 schools in the commonwealth to close for a minimum of two weeks.

Date: 03/15/2020
A message from Frank Shushok, interim vice president for Student Affairs

It’s in times like these past few days that the honor of being a Hokie feels especially amplified. With uncertainty and anxiety coming from every direction, the spirit of generosity from our students and their families has been humbling.

Date: 03/13/2020
University extends spring break, moves classes online, and more in response to COVID-19

In consultation with our partners in the Virginia Department of Health, we are adopting a range of principle-based actions, effective immediately. We are confident that these actions will lower the risk to our communities.

Date: 03/11/2020

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