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Virginia Tech COVID-19 dashboard to reflect spring semester cases beginning January 2021

Date: 12/20/2020
Biostatistics expert: Don't let thousands of daily COVID-19 deaths become ‘new normal'

In light of a new report noting COVID-19 is once again the leading cause of death in the U.S., disease surveillance expert Ron Fricker says "we must redouble our efforts" to keep deaths from rising even higher than they are now.

Date: 12/17/2020
Governor's Honor Awards nominees and winner

Virginia Tech had nine employees and two teams nominated for this year’s Governor's Honor Awards. One Virginia Tech employee was selected as a winner in the category of Creative Customer Service Category. Congratulations to Joe Griffitts, director of Hokie Passport Services, part of the Division of Finance.

Date: 12/16/2020
Health district stresses holiday caution as first COVID-19 vaccine arrives

“There will not be a significant dent in this pandemic anytime soon,” said Noelle Bissell, medical director of the New River Health District.

Date: 12/16/2020
From President Tim Sands: Thank you for your outstanding work this year

2020 will be remembered for challenges the likes of which have not been seen for generations. The year will also be remembered for the way we met those challenges. We developed thoughtful and pragmatic plans, adapted to changing circumstances, and safely served the needs of the community while maintaining a focus on our mission.

Date: 12/15/2020

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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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