The Frederick News-Post published a story on March 24 about the additional risks of COVID-19 complications that could be faced by those with underlying health conditions including asthma. Having asthma does not make people more at risk of getting COVID-19, says Inova’s Amit (Bobby) K. Mahajan, MD, who also serves as a volunteer spokesman for…

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SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT TO DONATE BLOOD TODAY Every 2 seconds, someone in the United States needs blood, including people in our own backyard. Inova Blood Donor Services provides life-saving blood to Northern Virginia, the Washington, DC metropolitan region and beyond. Today is no different. We need more than 250 volunteer donors every day to keep…

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Leesburg, VA — Inova Loudoun Hospital Mobile Health Services will be providing free countywide blood pressure screenings at a variety of locations during the month of March. For further information call the Mobile Health hotline at 703-858-8818 or visit www.inova.org/mobilehealth.  Sunday, March 1, 8 – 10:30 a.m. Pot O’Gold 10K One Loudoun, 20626 East Hampton…

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AMGA’s 2019 Together 2 Goal® Awards Recognize Top Performers in National Diabetes Initiative Falls Church, VA – Inova Health System has received a national award for its achievements in diabetes care from the American Medical Group Association (AMGA) Together 2 Goal® campaign, an initiative that challenges leading healthcare organizations to work together to transform diabetes…

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TV reporter shares the spotlight with her life-saving Inova physician team Kim Jones, an NFL Network reporter, experienced a terrifying health event in November 2018 while reporting on the Washington Redskins at a press conference. “My neck got hot on both sides. I walked outside and I tripped. Immediately I knew something was wrong,” recalls…

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Good news! The Medicaid rules in Virginia have changed. As of January 1, 2019, more people are eligible for low-cost or no-cost health coverage. Are you one of them? Who is Eligible for Medicaid coverage? More Virginia residents between the ages of 19 and 64 now qualify for Medicaid. Legal Virginia residents, ages 19 to…

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Inova Alexandria Hospital has earned the prestigious Pathway to Excellence® designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The achievement identifies the hospital as one of the best places for nurses to work and puts it among an elite group of healthcare organizations. Nationwide, only 171 hospitals have earned Pathway status. “Pathway designation is a…

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