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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Coronavirus: A Community Conversation

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In a historic first, health care and broadcast entities across western Virginia are teaming up under a shared goal: flattening the COVID-19 curve.  On Monday, April 6 at 7 p.m., all regional television network affiliates (WDBJ, WFXR, WSET, WSLS, ...

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Read full news release.... Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 2, 2020

County Officials Host Press Conference to Update Community

(ROANOKE COUNTY, VA - April 2, 2020)  County leaders hosted a press conference at 1:00 pm on April 2 to update the community on the latest local developments as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Board of Supervisors Chairman David Radford, Count...

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April 2, 2020 Press Conference Video Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Board of Equalization Hearing for April 30 Canceled

Real Estate Assessment / Board of Equalization Hearing for April 30 CanceledThe April 30, 2020 Board of Equalization hearing has been canceled. Applicants for this hearing date will be automatically rescheduled for the next hearing date scheduled for July...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Governor Northam Issues Statewide Stay at Home Order

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today issued a statewide Stay at Home order to protect the health and safety of Virginians and mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. The executive order takes effect immediately and will remai...

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Read the Governor's News Release... 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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View the News Release from the Governor's Offic Coronavirus Updates
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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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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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

(Effective March 27, 2020) The Supreme Court of Virginia issued an Order extending the dates of modified and/or suspended services through April 26, 2020.

See the Order dated March 27, 2020.

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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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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

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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 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 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

News Flash

Posted on: April 3, 2020

Coronavirus: A Community Conversation

Coronavirus Conversation Logo

In a historic first, health care and broadcast entities across western Virginia are teaming up under a shared goal: flattening the COVID-19 curve.  On Monday, April 6 at 7 p.m., all regional television network affiliates (WDBJ, WFXR, WSET, WSLS, ...

Read on...

Read full news release.... County News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Board of Equalization Hearing for April 30 Canceled

Real Estate Assessment / Board of Equalization Hearing for April 30 CanceledThe April 30, 2020 Board of Equalization hearing has been canceled. Applicants for this hearing date will be automatically rescheduled for the next hearing date scheduled for July...

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County News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

County Officials Host Press Conference to Update Community

(ROANOKE COUNTY, VA - April 2, 2020)  County leaders hosted a press conference at 1:00 pm on April 2 to update the community on the latest local developments as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Board of Supervisors Chairman David Radford, Count...

Read on...

April 2, 2020 Press Conference Video County News
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Governor Northam Issues Statewide Stay at Home Order

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today issued a statewide Stay at Home order to protect the health and safety of Virginians and mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. The executive order takes effect immediately and will remai...

Read on...

Read the Governor's News Release... County News
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...

Read on...

See Carlilion Clinic for more information... County News
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...

Read on...

County News
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... County News
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... County News
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...

Read on...

View the News Release from the Governor's Offic County News
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 26. This includes gun safety classes, weekend trash pickup, and self-defense classes. Workforce programs will continue with Parks and Recreat...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Changes Effective at Roanoke County Courthouse

(Effective March 27, 2020) The Supreme Court of Virginia issued an Order extending the dates of modified and/or suspended services through April 26, 2020.

See the Order dated March 27, 2020.

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(March 17, 2020) In ...

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

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

Roanoke County Closing Notice

(Roanoke County, VA—March 14, 2020)  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 b...

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Download PDF News Release... County News
Posted on: November 20, 2019

2019 Community Strategic Plan Annual Report Published

2019 Community Strategic Plan Annual Report

In conjunction with the 2019 State of the County Address, Roanoke County has published the 2019 Community Strategic Plan Annual Report that highlights progress towards the seven strategic initiatives developed through the County's 2016 Community Strategic...

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Learn more about the Community Strategic Plan... County News

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