Community leaders at Virginia Tech and throughout the New River Valley met Friday night to talk more about what the COVID-19 vaccine rollout will look like. This comes as classes are set to begin next week.
Governor Ralph Northam has proposed a $50 million budget amendment that would help extend passenger rail service to the New River Valley. On Friday, Virginia Transportation Secretary Shannon Valentine said negotiations with Norfolk Southern are very close to producing an agreement.
AmeriCare Plus folks normally work in home care settings, helping people with their medical challenges, but as staff at care facilities have been reduced by workers being quarantined by COVID exposure, they’re helping out there through contracts with the care facilities’ operators.
Heart failure affects roughly 5.7 million Americans and that’s why doctors at the University of Virginia are working on a therapy to improve the quality of life for their patients suffering from this disease.
Virginia Tech has seen a slight grade point average increase this semester compared to Fall of 2019. It comes during a time when many K-through-12 schools across our hometowns see more failing grades due to the pandemic.