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Latest guidance on face coverings for all employees, students, and visitors at Virginia Tech facilities

The latest information and resources around face coverings for all campus community members.

Date: 07/10/2020
Preliminary study suggests tuberculosis vaccine may be limiting COVID-19 deaths

New research suggests that Bacille Calmette-Guérin, a tuberculosis vaccine routinely given to children in countries with high tuberculosis rates, might play a significant role in mitigating mortality rates from COVID-19.

Date: 07/10/2020
Donate to COVID-19 relief through the Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign

Date: 07/09/2020
Prepare for the fall 2020 semester with Ready Resources for Employees

Date: 07/09/2020
COVID-19 changes the classroom

Here's what Hokies can expect when they return to class this fall - classrooms with fewer desks and chairs, extra space between all furniture, outdoor labs, and more.

Date: 07/09/2020

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Statements

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From President Tim Sands: An update on university response to the COVID-19 virus

Hokie Nation knows the value of assembling in large numbers to support our community. While the power of convening is extraordinary, today we can embrace our fellow Hokies and the members of our communities by respecting social distancing. This is a selfless act.

Date: 03/17/2020
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

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