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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
Former Virginia Tech Football Coach Frank Beamer receives the COVID-19 vaccine

In this video from Carilion Clinic, Coach Beamer encourages all Hokies to get the vaccine.=https://video.vt.edu/media/t/1_zylzxdaq

Date: 04/12/2021
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: 04/12/2021
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
University community asked to participate in voluntary vaccine report

If you have received a vaccine (either a single dose vaccine, the first of a two-shot vaccine, or if you received both doses of a two dose vaccine), please visit our online form and tell us what you have received. Names will be held confidential.

Date: 04/11/2021

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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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