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Flu cases up in region; health officials eye new variant

Specifically, flu cases were high among college students before Thanksgiving. With the spread of many seasonal respiratory illnesses, people should be tested for both COVID-19 and the flu if they experience symptoms, according to the New River Health District.

Date: 11/29/2021
All eligible students and employees should receive COVID-19 vaccination booster shot

Date: 11/29/2021
Appointments required for large COVID-19 vaccine clinic for children on Nov. 19 in Christiansburg

Date: 11/16/2021
New study shows differences in how men and women perceive risks of COVID-19 pandemic

When survey responders were asked during a Virginia Tech study to rate their fear of the pandemic on a sliding scale, nearly 20 percent of women chose the highest possible option compared with 9.3 percent of men. However, previous studies have shown that men are more likely to experience severe illness or die of COVID-19.

Date: 11/11/2021
Michael Mulhare recognized for service and leadership during Virginia Tech’s COVID-19 response

For the past 20 months, Mulhare has been at the forefront of the university’s response to the virus, serving as Virginia Tech’s COVID director, leader of the Incident Management Team, and advisor to President Tim Sands and his leadership team.

Date: 11/11/2021

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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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