Community members recognized for volunteer work
February 24th, 2017
MIDDLETOWN – Two community members were recognized for their contributions to United Way as Volunteer of the Year and Youth Volunteer of the Year at the United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley’s 71st annual meeting and recognition dinner held Thursday night.
Wellness festival at Winchester mall this Saturday
February 23rd, 2017
Residents can seek out health and wellness resources during this Saturday’s Community Wellness Festival at Apple Blossom Mall.
Free dental services available on Saturday
January 31st, 2017
MIDDLETOWN – Lord Fairfax Community College dental hygiene students and faculty have partnered with Valley Pediatric Dentistry to offer free dental services to children under 18 years old on Saturday.
Fundraising reaches new heights
January 31st, 2017
Thrill-seekers and nonprofit supporters are asked to attend a launch party today to unveil a unique fundraising event, rappelling down the six-and-a-half-story Aloft Winchester hotel in April.
Telehealth service debuts at Winchester Medical Center
January 19th, 2017
WINCHESTER – Valley Health Winchester Medical Center debuted its partnership with Advanced ICU Care, an independent provider of telehealth services, which will provide an additional layer ofcare for patients in its adult Critical Care unit.
United Way exceeds $1.1 million campaign goal
January 13th, 2017
WINCHESTER – United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley exceeded their $1.1 million campaign goal, raising $1,118,449, or 101.67 percent of their goal for 2016.
Valley Health limits visiting hours due to flu
January 10th, 2017
Valley Health is temporarily altering visiting policies at its six hospitals due to an increase in influenza and influenza-like illnesses in emergency departments, urgent care centers and physician offices in the region.
Valley Health unveils telephone outreach program
January 9th, 2017
Patients discharged from emergency departments in Winchester Medical Center and Shenandoah Memorial, Warren Memorial and Page Memorial hospitals are now receiving automated phone calls 24 to 72 hours after leaving the hospital about follow-up care.
Get active during First Day Hike in state parks
December 29th, 2016
Start your New Year’s resolution of more exercise and time outdoors with a free hike through one of Virginia’s state parks.
New MedExpress to offer telemedicine
December 29th, 2016
MedExpress opens a new medical center in Woodstock today that will feature physician video conferencing exams.
New practice opens to treat spine conditions
December 23rd, 2016
A new specialty practice has opened to treat spine conditions in Winchester using image-guided, non-surgical procedures.
United Way, police offering photos with Santa
December 15th, 2016
The United Way of the Northern Shenandoah Valley will be offering free photos with Santa on Saturday.
Medical Center’s heart bypass surgery receives highest rating
December 8th, 2016
Winchester Medical Center received a 3-star rating for coronary artery bypass grafting from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
United Way closing in on $1.1 million goal
December 2nd, 2016
WINCHESTER – The United Way of the Northern Shenandoah Valley is 74 percent toward its $1.1 million campaign goal.
Seventh annual Turkey Trot is Saturday in Woodstock
November 18th, 2016
Runners get ready – the annual Turkey Trot will be held Saturday in Woodstock with runs for the whole family. Proceeds will benefit a local charity organization.
Valley Health raises awareness on antibiotic use
November 17th, 2016
This week Valley Health is recognizing Get Smart about Antibiotics Week to raise awareness of antibiotic resistance and appropriate usage.
Organ donors remembered at service
November 16th, 2016
WINCHESTER – Winchester Medical Center recognized organ donors and families of organ donors recently during a remembrance service at the hospital’s chapel.
Access to care still a top health concern for community
November 15th, 2016
WOODSTOCK – Access to primary and preventative care is the top concern that Valley Health’s 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment identified in a recent survey.
Race for Seizure Freedom this Sunday
November 2nd, 2016
Winchester will hold its first Race for Seizure Freedom Sunday in support of those with epilepsy.
Free cardiology program offered at medical center
October 30th, 2016
Valley Health’s Heart & Vascular Center at Winchester Medical Center will hold a free education program, Cardiology 101, for the public to learn about heart health from local cardiovascular specialists.