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Virginia Cooperative Extension expert offers tips for safely buying take-out food and packages during COVID-19

The reliance on take-out and food delivery has increased because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and, while the food supply is safe, there are ways to emphasize food safety from these sources.

Date: 04/10/2020
A student’s perspective

Nina Tarr, whose parents live in Italy, is finishing her junior year in her apartment in Blacksburg. "We’re all Hokies—and we’re all in this together."

Date: 04/09/2020
Commencement plans, summer activities among topics discussed at virtual town hall

During the hourlong event, which was streamed live, President Tim Sands and university leaders discussed Virginia Tech's response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Date: 04/09/2020
Virginia Tech history class connects 1918 flu outbreak to COVID-19 pandemic

Students in a Topics in the History of Data in Social Context course will collaborate with the National Library of Medicine on a virtual symposium to present their research.

Date: 04/09/2020
Ergonomic resources for teleworking employees

Setting up a home office? Those working remotely can implement easy ergonomic principles that will help deliver a boost to wellbeing, comfort, and productivity. Make individual adjustments, based on personal preference and comfort.

Date: 04/08/2020

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Virginia Tech moves to essential operations status

This transition will further scale back on-campus operations in response to the COVID-19 emergency. For most students and employees, the transition to essential operations will require only minor adjustments from the current status of operations.

Date: 03/31/2020
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam issues stay at home order due to COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

The order directs all Virginians to stay home except in extremely limited circumstances.

Date: 03/30/2020
A message to Blacksburg Hokies from President Tim Sands

Prior to Gov. Ralph Northam’s new executive order, President Tim Sands sent the following message to all students to reinforce social distancing practices.

Date: 03/30/2020
A March 27 message to the Virginia Tech community from President Tim Sands

I strongly encourage you to follow public health guidelines to stay at home and practice social distancing to keep our community healthy and ensure that we continue to have the capacity to care for and manage the needs of those who become ill.

Date: 03/27/2020
A message from Don Taylor: Research Resources for COVID-19

Date: 03/24/2020

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