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New COVID-19 variant not yet found in region

Labs in the state, including Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC in Roanoke, are sequencing about one in seven COVID-19 PCR tests in search of the variant.

Date: 12/06/2021
Winter break COVID-19 testing schedule for employees

Date: 12/06/2021
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

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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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