Media Contacts

Sentara will do all we reasonably can to accommodate requests from the news media for patient conditions, interviews with patients in our facilities and general stories on health care.

Media must follow the Sentara media guidelines at all times. To obtain information for a news story or to request an interview with a Sentara physician, administrator, staff member or patient, please contact us via email or media pager. For urgent requests, please call/text the media pager as it is staffed 24/7 by a member of the Sentara Brand Engagement team. We will use and social media channels to provide proactive updates on major events involving multiple hospitals. 

Sentara media pager: 757-671-4971
If calling: After the tone, enter your number followed by #.
If texting: Send your name, number and respective media outlet.


Twitter: @SentaraHealth


If you would like to contact a hospital for a region-specific request or story, please use the following numbers.

Corporate/Hampton Roads: 757-671-4971 (pager)

Sentara Albemarle Medical Center:  252-384-4075

Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital:  434-517-8029

Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital:  434-242-8296

Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center: 703-787-5437

Sentara RMH Medical Center: 540-282-2226