As of today (Mar. 12), there are still no confirmed or presumed positive cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Montgomery County, the New River Valley, or southwestern Virginia. However, there now 17 presumed positive cases in Virginia. Read more
Today, Governor Northam declared a State of Emergency and outlined measures to manage COVID-19 in Virginia. Read more
In addition, local educational institutions have updated plans and protocols.
Montgomery County Public Schools announced that beginning Mar. 13, 2020, field trips outside of Montgomery County, as well as to Radford University or Virginia Tech have been canceled. Updates regarding MCPS plans and protocols will be made at www.mcps.org/covid19
and Radford University
have extended Spring Break and moved to online classes. New River Community College
has also extended Spring Break.