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Health Care

New Walk-In Chiropractic Office Coming To Williamsburg

JAMES CITY-The Joint Chiropractic, a walk-in chiropractic office, will soon open a location in the Williamsburg area. The Joint, which first began in 1999, tentatively plans to open a space on Centerville Road in Lightfoot in December. The family chiropractic facility...

Riverside Health System Hosting Free Flu and Covid-19 Vaccination Clinics

Riverside Health System will host several free vaccination clinics for both covid-19 and the flu in coming weeks across Hampton Roads. The clinics will be either drive-thru or walk-up to enable patients 12 and older to receive both the flu...

Sentara Donates $50,000 For Behavioral Health Program

Sentara Healthcare/Optima Health/Virginia Premier recently donated $50,000 to support a behavioral health program in Hampton and Newport News. The money will help provide transportation to court, to treatment appointments, and to work for defendants enrolled in the behavioral health...

Children’s Hospital Of The King’s Daughters To Host Town Hall On Covid-19 Vaccine September 16

Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) will host a virtual town hall meeting, “What Parents Need to Know About the Covid-19 Vaccine,” on Thursday, September 16 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Dr. Doug Mitchell, a pediatrician and medical director for...

Hampton Roads Businesses Potentially Affected By President Biden’s Vaccine Mandate Orders

President Joe Biden recently implemented a six-prong attack on the pandemic that “will ensure that we are using every available tool to combat covid-19 and save even more lives in the months ahead, while also keeping schools open and...

Anthem HealthKeepers Donates Bikes To Mobile Literacy Program

NEWPORT NEWS—Students across Newport News—and the Newport News Books on Bikes program—got a big boost from Anthem HealthKeepers, which donated trike bikes to 13 Newport News preschools and elementary schools on August 24. Newport News Public schools' Family and Community...

Master Center For Addiction Medicine Opens Hampton Office

HAMPTON—The Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce and the Master Center for Addiction Medicine invites the Peninsula business community to a ribbon-cutting ceremony to be held on Wednesday, September 15 at 5pm. The ceremony will be held at the Master...

Sentara Healthcare Hires Medical Director of Health Equity

To help expand the organization’s work to address health disparities and promote health equity, Sentara Healthcare has hired Dr. Keith H. Newby as an independent contractor to be the system’s Medical Director of Health Equity. Newby will work with...