Free COVID-19 Testing in Giles

Free Covid-19 Testing           Giles County Administration is offering free COVID-19 testing by appointment only   Where: In Parking lot behind the Sheriff’s Office | 1 Taylor Ave, Pearisburg, VA 24134   Testing is offered by appointment only, 5 days a week, Monday thru Friday from 8:30am-3:00pm.     To make an appointment: People wishing to be tested should call 540-922-9004 during business hours for their appointment date, time, and location.   More information...

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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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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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COVID-19 UPDATE – September 23, 2020

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] What’s New NRV hospitals remain at normal operations, capacity & capabilities, with no interruptions to patient care. There are 11 COVID-19 positive patients hospitalized & 3 persons under investigation. Submit your questions for an upcoming video Q&A with Dr. Noelle Bissell, director of the New River Health District. Click here or call 540-391-0792. Montgomery County...

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING – Community Development Block Grant

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Giles County will hold a public hearing on Thursday, June 18st at 7:00pm to solicit public input on their intent to apply to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to support COVID-19 relief efforts. The CDBG program is offering assistance to local governments in response to the...

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Mar 20 2020

Giles County Launches “Senior Check” Program

Giles County Launches “Senior Check” Program [caption id="attachment_27037" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Photo by CDC on Unsplash[/caption] We Ask the Entire Community to Help In the interest of maximizing protection to the valuable, older and COVID-19 vulnerable citizens of Giles County, the Giles Senior Check Program is today being launched.  Senior Check consists of a network of dedicated, local service providers working alongside county, town...

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Giles County Launches “Senior Check” Program

We Ask the Entire Community to Help In the interest of maximizing protection to the valuable, older and COVID-19 vulnerable citizens of Giles County, the Giles Senior Check Program is today being launched.  Senior Check consists of a network of dedicated, local service providers working alongside county, town and school personnel. You may already be receiving benefits from some of these...

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