Public Notice – FONSI document

Date of Publication: July 9, 2021 TO ALL INTERESTED AGENCIES, GROUPS AND PERSON: Giles County River/Trail Center Project   Giles County is partnering with Friends of Southwest Virginia, Mountain Lake Lodge, the Virginia Departments of Transportation (VDOT) and Housing and Community Development (DHCD), and the Appalachian Trail Conservancy to construct a new River/Trail/Visitors Center. The Center will include changing facilities, restrooms, and other amenities...

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NEW RIVER HEALTH DISTRICT HOLDS FINAL LARGE COVID-19 VACCINE CLINIC, MAY 18 AT VIRGINIA TECH’S LANE STADIUM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                          May 14, 2021 Media Contact: Robert Parker, public information officer, Western Region, robert.parker@vdh.virginia.gov   NEW RIVER HEALTH DISTRICT HOLDS FINAL LARGE COVID-19 VACCINE CLINIC, MAY 18 AT VIRGINIA TECH’S LANE STADIUM    -- Vaccines available to ages 12 and up; vaccine clinics shifting to local events --   (CHRISTIANSBURG, Va.) -- The New River Health District (Virginia Department of Health) will hold a final large-scale...

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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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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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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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Feeding Southwest Virginia

Mobile Food Pantry Distribution Friday December 4th - 1:00pm- 3:00pm Giles County High School All VA residents qualify. No ID or income requirements. Food will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis....

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Foster Families Needed
Oct 26 2020

Raise hope & foster dreams!

Consider becoming a foster parent for a child in Giles County today! Every child deserves a family! There are currently 30 Giles County children in foster care and only 8 local foster homes. Local foster families are desperately needed in order to allow children to remain in their home communities....

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