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Health district expects vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds

Once approved, the New River Health District could deliver first doses of the Pfizer vaccine in a matter of weeks to children, with parental consent, through on-site school clinics.

Date: 05/10/2021
Returning students can upload vaccination cards into Schiffert portal

Date: 05/06/2021
From President Tim Sands: Cooperation and Hokie spirit helped us finish the year strong

We had a plan in place to protect our community, maintain operations, and safely return to in-person learning. Our success depended on you — our students, parents, faculty, employees, and alumni — and the support of key partners, including the Town of Blacksburg and the New River Valley Public Health Task Force.

Date: 05/05/2021
Center for Food Systems and Community Transformation works to address food system inequities

Since its creation in 2019, the Center for Food Systems and Community Transformation has collaborated to offer a variety of resources and trainings.

Date: 05/04/2021
Clearing up misinformation drives district's vaccine outreach

The New River Health District is going door-to-door in some communities and to local events, answering questions and offering vaccines on the spot to those who want them.

Date: 05/03/2021

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President Tim Sands announces plans for 2020 fall semester

Hundreds of individuals and several working groups and task forces — at the university, in our communities, and at the state level — have contributed to the shaping of fall plans for all Virginia Tech locations. Although the plans we present here will continue to evolve over the summer with additional input and data, significant elements are firm, and it is now time for our students, faculty, and staff to shift from planning to preparation.

Date: 06/08/2020
Federal CARES Act Reporting Disclosure

Date: 05/26/2020
Planning underway for strategies to protect public health in the fall semester

University leaders are reviewing operational strategies to protect public health on campus, with a goal of resuming in-person instruction and experiential learning opportunities for the fall semester. Leaders are considering the strategies as the university prepares for an expected June 8 announcement on fall semester plans.

Date: 05/22/2020
University update on fees for spring semester

Date: 05/06/2020
Planning from the peak: A message from President Tim Sands

In the U.S., we are evidently near the peak of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. We may have seen the worst that this disease can bring, but we are not yet confident that every day from here on will be better than the last.

Date: 04/26/2020

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