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 Sentara.com 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.
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: 434-654-7000
Please ask operator to page Public Relations. Specify that you need Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital, give your name, organization and call-back number.
Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center: 703-787-5437
Sentara RMH Medical Center: 540-689-1000
Please ask operator to page Public Relations. Specify that you need Sentara RMH Medical Center, give your name, organization and call-back number.