Radford helps establish COVID-19 Business Continuity team


The New River Valley Regional Commission, working in coordination with the New River Health District and the NRV Public Health Task Force, is pleased to make available the NRV Business Continuity Team (BCT), a new resource for businesses impacted by COVID-19.

The BCT is available at no cost to help advise businesses navigate questions about COVID-19 at their workplace.

“Radford has helped the New River Valley Regional Commission establish the NRV Business Continuity Team,” explained Radford Mayor David Horton via Facebook. “We dedicated some of our CARES act dollars to help make this resource available to Radford area businesses.”

Services available include:

Guidance for operating in a COVID environment

Guidance if there is a suspected case or a known positive case

Development of a Business Continuity Plan

Access to a pool of funds on a cost-shared reimbursement basis to help pay for on-site cleaning; public relations expertise; legal advisement for human resource matters; website support for pertinent messaging. Business continuity plan must be executed to receive cost-shared reimbursement for services.

Coordination of testing, if deemed necessary

Funding for the NRV Business Continuity Team is being provided by GO Virginia, NRV local government CARES Act appropriations and Community Development Block Grant funds. This is limited to businesses located in the counties of Montgomery, Pulaski, Floyd, Giles and the City of Radford.

More information about the BCT can be found at: (https://www.nrvroadtowellness.com/business-continuity) or by calling 540-639-9313 and asking for the Business Continuity Team.