Archive for August, 2012

Inova Loudoun Hospital Stroke Survivors and Caregivers Support Group

Beginning September 12 at 11 a.m. Leesburg, VA – (August 21, 2012) – Inova Loudoun Hospital is beginning a free Stoke Survivors and Caregivers Support Group.  The purpose of the support group is to provide a supportive and encouraging environment as a part of the stroke recovery process for those who are affected by stroke […]

Inova Fairfax Hospital Revises Patient Tower Opening to January 2013

Falls Church, VA – (August 20, 2012) – Inova Fairfax Hospital announced today that the planned opening of its new patient tower in November will now occur in January 2013. The revised timeline will give hospital staff and physicians additional time to prepare for the adoption of a campus-wide electronic medical record system, EpicCare, which […]

Dr. Jessica Mumme, Inova Cares Clinic for Children, Talks Back to School Health Issues

FOX 5 WTTG: Check Ups for Back to School (August 20, 2012) – Dr. Jessica Mumme, pediatrician at the Inova Cares Clinic for Children stopped by Fox 5 WTTG to talk about back to school health-related issues, including: Required immunizations School time sleep schedule School’s medication policy Transportation safety tips Back packs safety tips Learn […]

New Entrance for Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Opens August 25

Traffic to be rerouted from Gallows to Woodburn Road     Falls Church, VA – (August 17, 2012) – Beginning Saturday, August 25 at 9 a.m., Inova Fairfax Medical Campus will open a new main entrance road, “Wellness Boulevard,” at the south end of campus along Woodburn Road. The opening will result in the closure […]

Join Us for 2nd Annual Emergency Management & Safety Fair

(August 16, 2012) – Bring the family out to Inova Alexandria Hospital’s Emergency Management & Safety Fair. At this fun event learn ways to be ready and safe in the case of emergencies like natural disasters, terrorism and more. Local and regional agencies with information, safety kits and giveaways Family activities including a petting zoo, […]

Back-to-School Means Immunization Update

Every age has vaccination requirements FALLS CHURCH, VA – (August 13, 2012) – August, being National Immunization Awareness Month, is the perfect time to update immunizations and remind family, friends, and coworkers to get caught up on their shots. Immunizations (or vaccinations) aren’t just for babies and young kids. We all need shots to help […]

Summer Sun Risky Fun for Kids

Don’t take risks – keep kids safe in the sun with UPF clothing and sunscreen FALLS CHURCH, VA – (August 9, 2012) – Connecting with friends, free from homework, swimming, biking, hiking all make for a footloose and fancy free summer for kids everywhere, but those long days of playing outside can lead to overexposure […]

Tick, Tick, Tick…Time to Check for Ticks

Lyme disease, spreading rapidly nationwide, can be hard to diagnose as non-specific symptoms also occur in many other diseases FALLS CHURCH, VA – (August 7, 2012) – Beautiful weather and outdoor summer activities go hand in hand, but can expose people and their pets to Lyme disease – an infection caused by bacteria from ticks […]

New – More Than Just a Facelift

The new website launched on Aug 1 – but it wasn’t just a simple change in appearance. See for yourself! – (August 3, 2012)

USDA Under Secretary to Visit Mobile Farmer’s Market in Virginia

          ALEXANDRIA, VA – (August 2, 2012) – USDA Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs Ed Avalos will visit Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food & Agriculture’s Mobile Market stop at the Fairfax County South County Center in Alexandria, Virginia on Thursday, August 2 to learn about strategies for developing farmer’s […]

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