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COVID-19 vaccine for children available this week

Noelle Bissell, health director for the New River Health District, encouraged people to be patient as they schedule appointments for the vaccine. The district expects to receive 2,700 doses of the Pfizer vaccine for children aged 5 to 11 years old.

Date: 11/01/2021
Combating antibiotic resistance with data-driven surveillance

A team of Virginia Tech researchers was recently awarded a National Science Foundation Research Traineeship grant to provide graduate students with skills that are needed to develop and launch successful wastewater surveillance for public health monitoring and protection.

Date: 10/29/2021
Cleaning and Disinfecting with Virginia Tech Housekeeping

Join Heather Palmer, Jo Williams, and Danyel Basham from the Division of Campus Planning, Infrastructure, and Facilities as they demonstrate best-in-class cleaning and disinfecting practices in the Human and Agricultural Biosciences Building.

Date: 10/28/2021
Masks required for events in Cassell Coliseum

Date: 10/26/2021
All COVID-19 boosters available in region

With Halloween on Sunday, Noelle Bissell, director of the New River Health District, encouraged people to keep activities outdoors and to open vehicle windows when carpooling trick-or-treaters to reduce the possibility of COVID-19 transmission.

Date: 10/25/2021

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Faculty Affairs to hold open office hours via Zoom

Date: 03/23/2020
A message from Frank Shushok, interim vice president for Student Affairs

In this truly difficult time, it's important we take care of ourselves and one another.

Date: 03/23/2020
Executive Vice President and Provost acknowledges faculty efforts in moving courses online

I recognize that you are disappointed that you will not be able to teach and mentor your students in the manner that you had planned, and I know that your students are disappointed too. However, I also know that you remain committed to their education and I am confident that these students will appreciate your efforts.

Date: 03/23/2020
COVID-19 Update: Guidance for Virginia Tech faculty and staff

The increasing impact of COVID-19 is resulting in an unprecedented and rapidly changing situation for our campus and we understand that employees have many questions about these changes.

Date: 03/22/2020
Preston’s restaurant offering special takeout menus

Select chef-created breakfast, lunch, and dinner items can be ordered for pickup seven days a week at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center.

Date: 03/20/2020

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