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Information on mask use for Virginia Tech students and employees

Date: 05/27/2021
Health district deploys mobile vaccine clinic, pushes vaccine message

With the Pfizer vaccine now available for teenagers starting at age 12, Noelle Bissell, district health director, encouraged parents to have their children vaccinated. There is no evidence that the vaccines interfere with puberty, hormones, or fertility, she said.

Date: 05/24/2021
Summer is Here!

Date: 05/24/2021
Manage expectations for masks and face coverings in gatherings with these guidelines

Date: 05/18/2021
Vaccines key to district-wide decline in COVID-19 cases and tests

About 40 percent of the New River Health District’s population has received one vaccine dose, and 32 percent are fully vaccinated.

Date: 05/17/2021

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Statements

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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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