Press Releases & Updates
05/24/2020 HEALTH TASK FORCE CONTINUES DRIVE-THRU TESTING, IN FLOYD (Press Release)
— Services are by appointment only, site is closed to the public —
(CHRISTIANSBURG, Virginia) – The New River Valley Regional Public Health Task Force will will hold drive-thru COVID-19 testing on Thursday, May 28 at the Floyd County Recreation Center Ball Field (Park Drive, off Route 8 near the Floyd town limit). The site will operate from noon to 2 p.m.
These sites are closed to the public. Please do not go there. ONLY those individuals with a letter of authorization from the Virginia Department of Health’s New River Health District will be admitted to the site, and only by pre-screening and appointment.
04/17/2020 Health Task Force Continues Drive-thru testing, in Floyd. Click Here for full press release.
04/10/2020 New River Health District Announces First Case of COVID-19 in Floyd County. Click Here for full press release.
03/31/2020 Health Task Force Activates Drive-Thru Testing for COVID-19, Services by Appointment ONLY, site is CLOSED to the PUBLIC. Click Here for full press release
03/30/2020 Governor Northam Issues Statewide Stay at Home Order
03/25/2020 Resolution of the Floyd County Board of Supervisors Declaring a Local Day of Prayer for Floyd County, Virginia on Sunday, March 29, 2020 (click here for the Resolution)
03/20/2020 Recycling & Cardboard Services--At this time, the Town of Floyd will not be collecting business recycling and cardboard or curbside recycling from residents. This will allow the highest protection for our Public Works staff so they will not be handling and sorting recycling materials. We ask that you continue to break down your cardboard and stack as much as you can into another container to help conserve your space. We will continue to collect all garbage on Tuesday and Fridays weekly.
03/20/2020 Town of Floyd-Loan Pool Amnesty Program
03/19/2020 The Floyd County Department of Social Services will be CLOSED to the Public until further notice. Please see this PDF with full instructions and resources.
03/19/2020 Health Department Hotline for COVID-19 (540-267-8240) Hours have been set: M-F 8am-8pm, Saturday 8am-12 noon, Sunday 12 noon-4pm
03/17/2020 Governor's Press Release (Detailing 10 person gather limit & DMV Closing)
03/17/2020 Health Department Hotline
03/16/2020 Board of Supervisors Press Release
03/13/2020 Board of Supervisors Press Release
Floyd County is closely monitoring events surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The situation is changing rapidly and we will continue to monitor the information as it is released.
Please do not call 911 for information regarding the Coronavirus.
Call the Health Department Hotline for COVID-19 at 540-267-8240, if you have developed a fever and/or symptoms of a respiratory illness (e.g. cough, difficulty breathing) and or traveled outside of the US within the last 14 days or to one of the areas of widespread transmission of COVID-19 (West Coast: Washington and California or New York) please contact the hotline to determine if testing for COVID-19 is needed.
Hotline Hours: M-F 8am-8pm, Saturday 8am-12 noon, Sunday 12noon-4pm
For questions related to Coronavirus, Virginia Deparment of Health (VDH) has set up a hotline 877-ASK-VDH3.