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Inclement Weather Closings and Delays

February 12, 2016

There is potential for winter weather in our area that may affect us on February 15-16, 2016.


Sentara addresses Zika virus concerns

February 02, 2016

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared Zika virus an international emergency on Feb. 1, 2016.


Understanding how chemotherapy works

December 17, 2015

Chemotherapy and radiation are two common treatment options that often are thought about after a cancer diagnosis. But what exactly is chemotherapy, and how do you know if it's right for your diagnosis?


ER online check in at Sentara Martha Jefferson

December 16, 2015

Online check in app launches at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital emergency departments.


Sentara announces new chair for Board of Directors

November 16, 2015

Bob Fort will complete his term as Chair of the Sentara Healthcare Board of Directors, but remain on the board. Sandy Harris, current Vice-Chair will assume the role of Chairman effective Nov.16, 2015.

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