CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Dr. Noelle Bissell, director of the New River Health District, will discuss the latest information about the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccination efforts during a Monday afternoon Q&A session.
This webinar comes after the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reported 57,703 new COVID-19 cases, 917 new virus-related hospitalizations, and 20 new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth between Friday, Jan. 7 and Monday, Jan. 10.
Of those numbers, the VDH says more than 700 new COVID-19 cases and three new hospitalizations are from the following localities within the New River Health District:
- Floyd County: 59 new cases and one new hospitalization
- Giles County: 64 new cases
- Montgomery County: 355 new cases
- Pulaski County: 140 new cases and one new hospitalization
- Radford: 111 new cases and one new hospitalization
Watch the full briefing below.
If you want to sign up to get a coronavirus or flu vaccine, or learn more about vaccinations in the New River Health District, click here. The health district also offers free COVID-19 testing throughout the region, so follow this link to learn more about testing sites near you.