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    New COVID-19 vaccine arrives in New River Valley , article

    All three COVID-19 vaccines available are effective at preventing serious illness, hospitalization, or death, said Noelle Bissell, health director of the New River Health District.

    Date: Mar 03, 2021
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    Volunteers aged 70+ wanted for driving research study

    The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute is seeking experienced drivers aged 70+ to participate in a research study. Participants will be asked to complete two brief cognitive assessments at VTTI and then drive their own vehicles as they normally would.

    Date: Feb 23, 2021
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    Graduate School's Soles4Souls drive draws support from community , article

    The nonprofit organization collects new and gently used clothing and shoes to accomplish two goals: providing such items to those in need in the United States and other countries, and funneling gently used shoes to partners in developing countries, where people can sell them and support their families.

    Date: Feb 22, 2021
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    COVID-19 vaccine continues rollout in region , article

    Along with its own vaccination clinics, the New River Health District is partnering with about 20 local pharmacies and medical providers to administer the vaccine to people age 65 and older.

    Date: Feb 17, 2021