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From Bryan Garey, vice president for Human Resources: Employee COVID-19 vaccination registration

All employees are expected to register their vaccination information no later than Aug. 15, 2021.

Date: 06/08/2021
From President Tim Sands: COVID vaccinations required for students, strongly urged for faculty and staff

Despite lower risks today and the downward trends in cases, hospitalizations, and deaths in Virginia, it is clear that the full experience we must strive to offer in the fall will only be assured with vaccine-induced population-scale immunity and low disease prevalence on our campuses and in our larger communities.

Date: 06/08/2021
Mobile Vaccine Van

Date: 06/04/2021
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

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Statements

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A message to students from Byron Hughes, dean of students

Like other offices on campus, the Dean of Students Office will be available to you as the semester proceeds.

Date: 03/16/2020
A message from SVP and CBO Dwayne Pinkney

Efforts to reduce the on-campus population of students and employees support the overall public health goal of limiting the potential spread of the virus. The reduced on-campus population reduces the public health risk for the entire community – including those working on campus and working remotely.

Date: 03/16/2020
A message from Vice President for Human Resources Bryan Garey

We have received many questions from employees about their options should the coronavirus spread more broadly across Virginia, especially with Friday’s announcement from Gov. Ralph Northam ordering all K-12 schools in the commonwealth to close for a minimum of two weeks.

Date: 03/15/2020
A message from Frank Shushok, interim vice president for Student Affairs

It’s in times like these past few days that the honor of being a Hokie feels especially amplified. With uncertainty and anxiety coming from every direction, the spirit of generosity from our students and their families has been humbling.

Date: 03/13/2020
University extends spring break, moves classes online, and more in response to COVID-19

In consultation with our partners in the Virginia Department of Health, we are adopting a range of principle-based actions, effective immediately. We are confident that these actions will lower the risk to our communities.

Date: 03/11/2020

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