Foster Care in Giles
Apr 28 2021

Giles County Foster Care Crisis

Tune in to Blue Ridge PBS on April 28 at 7:00 pm for episode 10 of BUZZ, featuring rural Giles County’s foster care crisis. Then join us afterward at 7:30 pm for a live online Q&A to meet the people working to solve this problem that’s really plaguing all of Virginia. Join BUZZ foster care Q&A Giles County has far more children...

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School Custodian Opening

Position Description: School Custodian   Summary Position Description: The Custodian performs all janitorial duties and some light maintenance work in Giles County Public Schools.   Work Activities Include but are not limited to: Sweeping, moping, striping, buffing, waxing and vacuuming floor surfaces. Cleans and sanitizes restroom areas, fixtures and water fountains, blinds and light fixtures; dust desks, ledges and windowsills. Collects and empties trash in...

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COVID-19 vaccine appointments are available in Blacksburg and Christiansburg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                           April 14, 2021 For More Information, Contact: Robert Parker, public information officer, Western Region, robert.parker@vdh.virginia.gov   ONLINE SELF-SCHEDULING FOR COVID-19 VACCINE APPOINTMENTS NOW AVAILABLE IN THE NEW RIVER HEALTH DISTRICT   (CHRISTIANSBURG, Virginia) – COVID-19 vaccine appointments are available Thursday in Blacksburg and Friday in Christiansburg to anyone ages 18 and up, and the New River Health District (NRHD) now offers an online...

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Giles County Public Service Authority Membrane Filtration Plant Operator

General Description: Ability to understand water treatment theory and use that knowledge to the water treatment process and the distribution of water to the end user.   Duties and Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include the operation Operate a Class III filtration water treatment plant which includes but is not limited to: Troubleshooting/replacement and programming of radios involved in the SCADA system. Monitor...

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Engineering Procurement

The Giles County Industrial Development Authority is soliciting qualification statements and proposals from qualified engineering firms for services related to the design and construction of a 30,000 square feet pre-engineered metal building. ...

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What’s New – Vaccine Summary Dashboard

The Vaccine Summary Dashboard continues to show Virginia’s significant progress in vaccinations, with more than 1.2 million doses administered. As of February 11, Virginia ranks 7th among all states for percent of the population that has received at least one dose, and 9th among all states for percent of available doses administered. More than 9 in 10 available first doses...

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COVID vaccinations for Giles County residents 75 and older

On Friday, January 15th, from 9 a.m.-3p.m. COVID vaccinations for Giles County residents 75 and older will be offered at a drive up clinic at Giles High School. If you are interested in getting a vaccine, you must pre-register by calling 540-921-0035 between the hours of 8a.m. and 5 p.m. Again, this is for Giles County residents, age 75 and...

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COVID-19 Vaccines – Starting January 11th, 2021

On Monday January 11, the New River Health District begins to provide COVID-19 vaccines — by pre-registration and appointment only — to residents included in “Phase 1b.” The vaccines are limited to residents of Montgomery, Floyd, Giles, and Pulaski Counties, and the City of Radford. Who is included in Phase 1b?   Phase 1b includes frontline essential workers and persons age 75 and...

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