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Inova Health System Offering Flu Shots throughout the Region

Vaccine Highly Recommended for Children, Seniors   FALLS CHURCH, VA – September 16, 2014 – Inova Health System’s HealthSource is now offering influenza vaccinations to children and adults throughout the Washington region. As with previous years, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is recommending that anyone six months and older be vaccinated annually. Each year, about […]

Inova to Host FREE Youth Sports Safety and Health Expo

Learn what you need to know to keep your young athletes safe and healthy Parents, coaches, and youth athletes are invited to attend a free one-of-a-kind event focusing on keeping young athletes safe and healthy. The event is being held Saturday, July 26, 2014 at the Patriot Center at George Mason University. The day will […]

U.S. News Ranks Inova Children’s Hospital among the Best in the Nation in Neonatology

Only hospital in the region to be nationally ranked in both women’s and children’s care FALLS CHURCH, VA – June 10, 2014 – Today, U.S. News & World Report released its annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, citing Inova Children’s Hospital as 42nd in the nation in Neonatology. This year’s Best Children’s Hospitals, the eighth annual edition, […]

Inova Releases Updated Mobile Application; Addresses Emergency Readiness for Community

Falls Church, VA – May 21, 2014 – Serving one of the most mobile-connected communities in the US, Inova has recently released the latest update of its already popular suite of free mobile applications. Focusing on the distinct needs of the community, the new Inova app helps users stay prepared by providing direct access to the […]

Inova’s Northern Virginia Healthy Kids Coalition, Mosaic and Junior League of Northern Virginia to Celebrate 2nd Annual Rev Your Bev Day

Inova’s Northern Virginia Healthy Kids Coalition, Mosaic and Junior League of Northern Virginia to Celebrate 2nd Annual Rev Your Bev Day at Mosaic on May 14, 2014 What: Rev Your Bev Day Where: Mosaic, 2910 District Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22031, at Lee Highway & Gallows Road When: May 14, 2014, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM […]

Inova Alexandria and Fairfax Hospitals Institutes Temporary Changes to Visitation Policy

Update March 12, 2014: With the exception of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, we have lifted the temporary visitation limitations at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus due to decreasing influenza-like cases. We will continue to monitor the influenza-like cases reported, but do not anticipate the need to activate visitation limitations again this season. FALLS CHURCH, VA […]

Cancellations and Delays Due for Inova to January Winter Storm

Updated as of 3 p.m. EST, January 22, 2014: Cancellations and delays on January 22, 2014 due to forecasted inclement weather: Inova Fairfax Medical Gift Shops early closing: Women’s and Children’s gift shop is closing at 4:30 p.m., the Tower gift shop will close at 5p.m. and the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute is currently […]

Surviving Bitter Winter Temperatures

When temperatures drop dangerously, there are many simple safeguards you can take to prevent severe injury, like frostbite or hypothermia: Dress warmly. Layering your clothing will provide the best insulation and retain body heat. Wearing a non-permeable outer layer will minimize the effects of strong winds. Protect your extremities. Hands and feet are at greater […]

Tips to Prepare for Extreme Winter Weather

Severe winter storms can be dangerous, even deadly. Currently, dangerously low temperatures and wind-chill factors are blanketing the United States. Knowing how to prepare for a storm, and what to do during and after one, can help keep you and your family safe. In advance Take the following steps before a winter storm moves into […]

Inova Children’s Hospital’s Dr. Russell Libby featured on Fox 5‘s “Health Watch,” on October 8, 2013

Dr. Russell Libby, Section Chief of Pediatrics at Inova Children’s Hospital, spoke with Fox 5, the connection between vaccinations and outbreaks. DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

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