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Students help to clear up pandemic communication

TransparenSee, a group of Master of Public Health students and a graduate engineering student, produced clear, fog-resistant face masks to allow for better communication with the deaf and hard of hearing community.

Date: 06/03/2021
From baseball games to laundromats, health district takes COVID-19 vaccine to the community

Although coronavirus cases are low in the district, “COVID-19 is still circulating,” said Noelle Bissell, district health director. “Those who are not vaccinated are at higher risk of infection and transmission.”

Date: 06/01/2021
Information on mask use for Virginia Tech students and employees

Date: 05/27/2021
Centralized distribution of personal protective equipment (PPE) to end June 25

Date: 05/26/2021
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

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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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