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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Board of Supervisors Special Meeting March 31, 2020 at 10:00 AM

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 10:00 AM - Special Emergency Meeting of the Board of Supervisors

The Board of Supervisors will hold a Special Meeting for the purpose of considering an ordinance to ensure continuity of operations as a result of the COVID-19 (Cor...

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See Agenda and Minutes web page for agenda. Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Carilion Clinic Asking for Donations of PPE Supplies

Carilion Clinic

Carilion Clinic is asking community organizations, corporations and individuals to donate personal protective equipment (PPE) and other surplus medical supplies to help protect our staff and patients.

Carilion will consider donations of the following unuse...

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See Carlilion Clinic for more information... Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Economic Development Launches COVID-19 Resources Portal for Businesses

Small Business Resources

Roanoke County’s Economic Development Department has launched a new web portal devoted to the needs of small businesses in the region.

The COVID-19 Resources for Businesses page contains information vital to keeping our community’s smal...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Treasurer's Office Accepting Payments at South County Library Drive-Thru

While the Roanoke County Treasurer’s Office is closed to the public, in-person, non-credit card payments, are accepted at the South County Library drive-thru window at 6303 Merriman Road, Roanoke, VA 24018, Monday through Friday, between the hou...

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Additional information... Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Roanoke County to Close All Buildings to the Public in Response to Coronavirus Concerns

County Offices Closed

(Roanoke County, VA—March 20, 2020) Beginning Monday, March 23, all Roanoke County buildings will be closed to the public. All business will be done by phone, email or online. If necessary, in-person services will be by appointment only.

The Depa...

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Download PDF News Release... Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Governor Northam Orders Statewide Closure of Certain Non-Essential Businesses, K-12 Schools

Governor Ralph Northam has issued a statewide order to protect the health and safety of Virginians and reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. Executive Order Fifty-Three orders the closure of certain non-essential businesses, bans all ga...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Roanoke Valley Resource Authority Announces Service Changes

Effective Monday, March 23, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic and in order to protect our employees, customers and the general public, the following measures have been put in place:

1. Household Hazardous Waste Events have been cancele...

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Visit Roanoke Valley Resource Authority's websi Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Regional Center for Animal Care and Protection Announces Change to Procedures Due to COVID-19

Here at the shelter, like the rest of the Roanoke Valley, we have been following the COVID-19 updates and how those updates affect our operations at the shelter.  Our most important goal is to reunite lost animals with their families, process ado...

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Download PDF News Release... Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Sheriff's Office Announces Changes to Services at Roanoke County-Salem Jail

The Roanoke County Sheriff’s Office has announced that outreach programs have been canceled until April 25. This includes gun safety classes, weekend trash pickup, and self-defense classes. Workforce programs will continue with Parks and Recreat...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Changes Effective at Roanoke County Courthouse

(March 17, 2020) In response to concerns about the health and safety of court personnel and the public arising out of potential exposure to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Chief Judges of all state courts in Roanoke City, Roanoke County, and Sale...

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Download PDF News Release... Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Board of Supervisors Approves Resolution Confirming Local Emergency

At a Special Meeting on March 17, 2020, the Board of Supervisors approved a resolution Confirming the Declaration of Local Emergency Due to the Outbreak of SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 (Coronavirus). 

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Download the Board of Supervisors' Resolution. Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2020

RVRA Stops Accepting Trash from Residents, Municipal Pick-up Continues

Effective March 23, 2020: No Residential Waste Being Accepted by the RVRA. Regular Municipal Trash Pick-Up Continues.

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic and in order protect our employees, customers and the general public the Tinker Creek T...

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Roanoke Valley Resource Authority Notice Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Governments Declare Local Emergencies in Response to Public Health Concerns Related to Coronavirus

Effective March 12, 2020, Governor Ralph S. Northam declared under the Executive Order that a State of Emergency exists in the Commonwealth of Virginia due to the potential spread of COVID-19, a communicable disease and public health threat.

In response to...

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Download PDF Joint News Release... Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Sheriff's Office Suspends Weekender/Delayed Reporting through May 22, 2020

Sheriff's Office Badge

The Roanoke County Sheriff’s Office is suspending its Weekender/Delayed Reporting program immediately.  Any person that is scheduled to report to the Roanoke County/Salem Jail with a reporting date of March 13 through the end of April n...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 15, 2020

RCPS to Provide Meals to Students Via Buses and Hot Pickup Meals at Several Schools

Roanoke County Public Schools Seal

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – With the mandated closure of schools by Governor Northam on March 13, Roanoke County Public Schools will be implementing a program beginning Monday to deliver prepared bagged meals during the regular afternoon bus routes to...

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Roanoke County Public Schools website. Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 14, 2020

Roanoke County to Close Public Libraries and Recreation Centers in Response to Coronavirus Concerns

(Roanoke County, VA—March 14, 2020) Beginning Monday, March 16 all Roanoke County Public Libraries and Parks & Recreation facilities will be closed. Like Roanoke County Public Schools, they will remain closed through at least Sunday, March 2...

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Download PDF News Release... Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 14, 2020

Library and Parks & Recreation Facility Closings

Roanoke County Closing Notice

In order to better safeguard our community and slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, Roanoke County will be closing several public facilities and making modifications to schedules, effective beginning Monday, March 16, 2020. An end date has not bee...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Coronavirus Updates from Virginia Department of Health (VDH)

Visit the Virginia Department of Health for the latest news about coronavirus in our state. The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) website is hosting up-to-date information about the status of coronavirus in the state of Virginia.

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Visit the Virginia Department of Health website. Coronavirus Updates