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Simulation confirms vaccination key to safe and social return

Navid Ghaffarzadegan's COVID-19 simulation models have been predicting how human behaviors impact the spread of the virus during the pandemic. His work now shows vaccinated Hokies to be the key to safely returning to much of the in-person Virginia Tech experience.

Date: 07/02/2021
Virginia Tech pushes for vaccinated campus with new vaccine dashboard

If there is not continued progress in the vaccination rate of the Virginia Tech community, the university will require additional mitigation strategies and operations likely will be impacted.

Date: 06/30/2021
Young adults have lowest vaccination numbers in health district

"A lot of people in the younger population tend to feel that COVID may not be quite as risky for them, " said Noelle Bissell, health director for the New River Health District. "But that’s not 100 percent true."

Date: 06/28/2021
A joint message from Vice Presidents Bryan Garey and Frank Shushok Jr.

Today we launch our vaccine dashboard. With updates on Mondays and Thursdays, we can all track to see how close we are coming as a community. We have made progress, but we have work to do.

Date: 06/28/2021
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

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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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