Friday, January 27, 2023

Health Care

Sentara Healthcare’s First Midwifery Practice Is Accepting New Patients in Hampton

HAMPTON- A new midwifery practice in Hampton will offer personalized obstetrical care beginning Monday, January 23. The Sentara Midwifery Specialists group is the first midwifery practice for the health system, expanding access for expecting families across Hampton Roads. Certified...

Riverside Health System Welcomes New CEO

NEWPORT NEWS—Riverside Health System recently announced that Dr. Michael J. Dacey has officially assumed the role of CEO, succeeding Bill Downey, who will transition into the role of executive vice chairman and special advisor for Riverside until his retirement...

CHKD Holding Virtual Hiring Event January 19

Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters will host a virtual hiring event on Thursday, January 19 from 9am to 1pm. The hospital is currently seeking nurses, mental health specialists, psychologists, counselors, physicians, and more. CHKD offers competitive pay and benefits,...

Bacon Street Youth and Family Services Accepting New Clients

WILLIAMSBURG- Bacon Street Youth and Family Services was first established as the Drug Action Center in an office on Bacon Avenue in Williamsburg in May 1971. Commonly referred to as “Bacon Street,” it was founded by a group of...

Sentara Healthcare Membership Nears 1.2 million With Acquisition Of AvMed Inc.

Sentara Healthcare, based out of Norfolk and one of the largest not-for-profit integrated health care delivery systems in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic region, has concluded its transaction with SantaFe HealthCare Inc., for ownership of AvMed Inc., a not-for-profit health plan...

Businesses Encouraged To Become “Dementia Friendly” 

WILLIAMSBURG – That customer who is having trouble with the new-fangled credit card reader may look healthy but could be in the early stages of dementia, in need of a bit more patience. That added element of empathetic understanding...

Free Health Fair Scheduled For January 13-14 At Hampton Roads Convention Center

HAMPTON—Celebrate Healthcare LLC, a marketing events and outreach company focused on educating citizens and businesses on the benefits of the Affordable Healthcare Act, will host a free two-day event at the Hampton Roads Convention Center on Friday, January 13...

Kingsmill Hosting Wellness Fair January 14

JAMES CITY-The Kingsmill Lifestyle and Athletics departments will present the Inside and Out Health & Wellness Fair on Saturday, January 14 from 11am to 2pm. This free event is intended to help individuals reach their New Year’s resolutions and...

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Dollar Tree, Inc. CEO Mike Witynski Leaving The Company

CHESAPEAKE-Mike Witynski, CEO of Dollar Tree, Inc., is leaving the company. The announcement was made on January 24. Witynski, who has been in leadership roles...

Newport News Public Schools Superintendent Let Go Following Shooting At Richneck Elementary School

NEWPORT NEWS-On Wednesday, January 25, the school board for Newport News Public Schools (NNPS) voted to part ways with its superintendent, George Parker III,...

Hampton City Council Approves Red Light Camera Proposal

HAMPTON—At its Wednesday, January 25 meeting, Hampton City Council voted on an ordinance to amend and re-enact city codes in order to authorize traffic...