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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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President Tim Sands announces plans for 2020 fall semester

Hundreds of individuals and several working groups and task forces — at the university, in our communities, and at the state level — have contributed to the shaping of fall plans for all Virginia Tech locations. Although the plans we present here will continue to evolve over the summer with additional input and data, significant elements are firm, and it is now time for our students, faculty, and staff to shift from planning to preparation.

Date: 06/08/2020
Federal CARES Act Reporting Disclosure

Date: 05/26/2020
Planning underway for strategies to protect public health in the fall semester

University leaders are reviewing operational strategies to protect public health on campus, with a goal of resuming in-person instruction and experiential learning opportunities for the fall semester. Leaders are considering the strategies as the university prepares for an expected June 8 announcement on fall semester plans.

Date: 05/22/2020
University update on fees for spring semester

Date: 05/06/2020
Planning from the peak: A message from President Tim Sands

In the U.S., we are evidently near the peak of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. We may have seen the worst that this disease can bring, but we are not yet confident that every day from here on will be better than the last.

Date: 04/26/2020

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