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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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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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