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New HokieBird statue honors the Class of 2020

The statue, funded by the Class of 2020 and designed by 2020 graduates, wears the university’s traditional commencement regalia, including a cap, gown, class ring, and cords. It stands as a bittersweet reminder of the disruption of campus life due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Date: 04/14/2021
Virginia Department of Health ceases distribution of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Date: 04/13/2021
Virginia Tech students answer the call at COVID-19 helpline

Every day, six to eight students gather in a cluster of offices tucked behind Lane Stadium to field questions by phone from the community about COVID-19.

Date: 04/13/2021
Cautious optimism as COVID-19 vaccine rolls out to public, cases decline

The New River Health District is hosting vaccination clinics throughout the area for the general public, but appointments are necessary due to inconsistent supplies and high demand.

Date: 04/12/2021
More than 7,000 employees receive vaccine through employer-arranged clinics

On April 8, the New River Health District announced that it had moved into Phase 2, which means everyone age 16 and older who lives or works in the district will be eligible to get the vaccine.

Date: 04/12/2021

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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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