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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

Inova Translational Medicine Institute Study Featured in AP News, October 7, 2013

The Inova Translational Medicine Institute‘s 5,000-family longitudinal study to analyze genomic diseases in young children is featured in an AP News story. Watch video

National Teen Safe Driving Program Visits Inova Children’s Hospital in Northern Virginia to Raise Awareness of Leading Cause of Death for U.S. Teens

FAIRFAX, Virginia, October 3, 2013 – (October 4, 2013) According to data from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Highway Safety Office, 34 Virginia teens died behind the wheel of a car in 2012. While Virginia has seen a reduction in teen driving fatalities from 75 in 2006, more attention is needed to combat this […]

Inova’s Fabián Sandoval, MD, Director, Pediatric Research, Featured on “Conozca la artritis juvenil,” Univision Washington D.C., August 13, 2013

Inova’s Fabián Sandoval, MD, Director, Pediatric Research, Featured on “Conozca la artritis juvenil,” Univision Washington D.C., August 13, 2013

U.S. News & World Report Names Inova Fairfax Hospital #1 in the Region

Media contact: Joanna Fazio, 703-776-4057 Back-to-Back Years as the Region’s Top Hospital, Inova Fairfax Hospital earned national rankings in Gynecology (19) and Neonatology (35) Washington, D.C. – July 16, 2013 – Inova Fairfax Hospital has been ranked as one of the best hospitals for 2013-14 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News […]

Inova Hospitals Implement Visitation Limitations for Flu Season

Curbing Influenza exposure top priority FALLS CHURCH, VA – (January 11, 2013) – Due to the outbreak of influenza (flu) throughout Northern Virginia, effective January 11, 2013, all Inova hospitals have instituted temporary changes to their visitation policy. The following measures apply until further notice. Patient care companions are exempt. No visitors under the age of 18 […]

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