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Virginia Tech outlines expanded plan for student testing

The plan, first announced on July 1, calls for students living on campus to be tested for COVID-19 during the move-in time period from Aug. 14-23.

Date: 07/28/2020
Ten locations to savor fresh air in the New River Valley

In the spirit of physical distancing and more time spent at home studying and working, university community members are reminded of the countless locations to enjoy outdoor recreation in the New River Valley.

Date: 07/28/2020
Town hall on July 31 to discuss COVID-19 testing and tracing

Date: 07/27/2020
Mathematics' Lauren Childs models the role of testing for COVID-19 outbreaks

Childs had followed reports released by government health agencies around the world, and realized that communities would need much more information about who was being tested, who was not, and how many of the untested could be carriers of the virus.

Date: 07/27/2020
A message from Vice President for Human Resources Bryan Garey

The start of Virginia Tech’s fall 2020 semester is just around the corner. Today, I am specifically addressing our university’s valuable employees and asking for your help.

Date: 07/27/2020

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COVID-19 update: Checklist available for returning faculty, staff, and students

Students, faculty, and staff who have arrived or will be returning from a CDC Warning Level 2 or 3 travel notice area or other areas of risk identified by the university, whether studying abroad, teaching, conducting research, or on spring break, should complete the following Virginia Tech Emergency Management form to share self-quarantine plans with the university.

Date: 03/09/2020
A message to the Virginia Tech community

Amid growing concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19 infections across the world and the United States, it is important for us to pause for a moment and consider how our thoughts, our words, and our actions influence others in our community who are equally affected by this global health crisis.

Date: 03/06/2020
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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