Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Continues Next Week In Pearisburg and Blacksburg
The New River Valley Public Health Task Force will hold ongoing drive-thru COVID-19 testing on Tuesday, June 9 at Giles High School, 1825 Wenonah Ave. in Pearisburg, and on Thursday, June 11 at Blacksburg High School, 3401 Bruin Lane in Blacksburg. Both sites will operate from noon to 2 p.m. These sites are closed to the public. ONLY those individuals with a letter of authorization from the Virginia Department of Health’s New River Health District will be allowed access to the sites, and only by appointment.
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New River Valley Public Health Task Force Hosts Interactive, Online Town Hall On COVID-19 and Higher Education
The New River Valley Public Health Task Force will host an interactive, virtual town hall on COVID-19 and impacts on higher education (colleges and universities) on Wednesday, June 10 from 6 to 7 p.m. All area residents are invited to participate.
This is the final installment in a six-week series of town halls. Each had a specific focus and featured a panel of local experts, who offered remarks and answered questions. This week’s panel includes representatives from New River Community College, Radford University and Virginia Tech.
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JOINT NEWS RELEASE: Montgomery County, Town of Blacksburg, and Town of Christiansburg reopening facilities to the public on June 15; Playgrounds reopen June 8
A message from County Administrator, Craig Meadows, Town of Blacksburg Manager, Marc Verniel, and Town of Christiansburg Manager, Randy Wingfield
Montgomery County and the Towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg are reopening facilities to the public on Monday, June 15, after several months of government facilities being closed due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) precautions.
The three localities’ administrative buildings – the Montgomery County Government Center, the Blacksburg Municipal Building, and Christiansburg Town Hall – will reopen with social distancing in place and face coverings required for entry, per Commonwealth of Virginia Executive Order 63
While the public is welcome in these facilities, citizens are strongly encouraged to continue using online services when possible. If you have questions about specific local government operations or alternative means for conducting business, visit the links provided below:
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