March 31, 2020

  • Spring Recreational Programs have been cancelled and refunds will be processed. Staff is working to get the signs below made and displayed in all of our Public Parks. Once again, citizens are reminded to social distance when getting outside to enjoy some fresh air and sunshine. 

PARK SIGN

  • The Montgomery County Public Health Task Force has established drive-thru testing, assessment and referral sites, as part of the regional COVID-19 public health response. The first site, open today, is at Blacksburg High School. These are closed sites, not open to the public. Please do not go there. The sites will operate in various locations and at various times, as needed. ONLY those individuals with a letter of authorization from the Virginia Department of Health’s New River Health District will be allowed access to the sites, and only by appointment, to receive appropriate testing, assessment and referral services. The full media release can be found here.
  • United States Census 2020: Tuesday, March 31 | “Text It Tuesday” Pledge to be Counted The Northam administration has partnered with CommunityConnect Labs to use mobile messaging to connect with hard-to-reach populations. On Tuesday, March 31, Virginians are encouraged to “Pledge to be Counted” by texting the word “PLEDGE” or “CENSO” (Español) to the number for their respective locality. Participants will receive a digital pledge card that can be shared on social media. Standard text messaging data rates may apply. Remember while you are at home, it is easy to take the census, you can do it online, by phone or by mail!census