Health

Free kidney screenings at medical center

March 7th, 2017

The Winchester Medical Center is hosting an event Thursday to inform the community of risk factors, prevention, early detection and treatment of kidney disease.

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.

Free dental services available on Saturday

Heidi Kaus, 34, of Aldie, a dental hygienist at Lord Fairfax Community College, prepares for a trial dental checkup on classmate Dane Hooser, 23, of Toms Brook, on Tuesday at college in Middletown. The school is partnering with Valley Pediatric Dentistry to offer a variety of free dental services to children under 18 and those with special needs from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Rich Cooley/Daily

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

Dr. T. Glen Boder, medical director of Critical Care at Winchester Medical Center, chats with Dr. Sriraman Srinivasan, of New York City, inside an intensive care unit room at the hospital on Thursday.  Winchester Medical Center has partnered with Advanced ICU Care  to provide an additional layer of care for patients in the adult Critical Care unit.  Rich Cooley/Daily

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.

Organ donors remembered at service

Judy Gribble, LifeNet Health ambassador and liver transplant recipient, hangs an ornament on the Tree of Remembrance at Winchester Medical Center in honor of those who have donated an organ. Kaley Toy/Daily

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.