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Are You Eligible for Medicaid in Virginia?

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. Eligibility is based on your income:…

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The Common Cold: Symptoms and Treatment

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Nandini Koka, MD is the Medical Director for Inova Urgent Care.  Inova offers 11 convenient urgent care locations across Northern Virginia. All centers are open daily – even on weekends – and serve patients of all ages. Select centers in Dulles South, Manassas, Reston, Tysons Corner, and West Springfield offer specialized pediatric services in collaboration…

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A Guide to Child Passenger Safety

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Car seat, booster seat and seatbelt tips for kids of all ages Dr. B. Jill McCabe and Erin Rovelli, RN serve patients at the Children’s Emergency Room at Inova Loudoun Hospital – Loudoun County’s only emergency facility solely dedicated to caring for children and adolescents. It is also the first and only sensory-friendly ER in the region. …

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Fever Phobia: When To Worry About Your Child’s Temperature

Board-certified pediatric emergency physician Eugenie Charles, MD, and Erin Rovelli, RN, serve patients at the Children’s Emergency Room at Inova Loudoun Hospital – Loudoun County’s only emergency facility solely dedicated to caring for children and adolescents. Fevers are practically a universal rite of childhood. Fortunately, fever is not as dangerous as many parents fear. As…

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A Guide to E. Coli and Foodborne Illnesses

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Meredith Porter, MD is a board certified family physician with 22 years of clinical experience and a lead physician for Inova Urgent Care. Inova Urgent Care centers are open seven days a week – including holidays, except Christmas Day – and treat walk-in patients of all ages. Select centers offer specialized pediatric care where staff…

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Flu Season: How to Keep Your Family Healthy

a family in bed with runny noses

Katie Zinicola, MSN, CPNP is a pediatric nurse practitioner for Inova Urgent Care. Inova offers specialized pediatric urgent care services at the Manassas, Dulles South, Reston, Tyson’s Corner, and West Springfield urgent care locations. While Inova Urgent Care accepts walk-in patients of all ages, staff members at these five locations are cross-trained in pediatric emergency…

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Halloween Safety Tips

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Sarah Zgainer, MSN, C-PNP is the Inova Children’s Urgent Care Assistant Director. Inova offers specialized pediatric urgent care services at our Manassas, Dulles South, Reston, Tyson’s Corner, and West Springfield urgent care centers. All staff is cross-trained in pediatric emergency medicine. Click here to learn more about Inova Children’s Urgent Care services. It’s that time of…

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Inova’s Urgent Care Centers Provide Child-Centered Services

Tailor-Made For Kids As every parent knows all too well, children’s illnesses and injuries are not limited to doctors’ office hours. Until recently, the only option for nights and weekends was the emergency room (ER), which could come with long waits for minor incidents. Specialized pediatric urgent care in Northern Virginia Inova’s three specialized pediatric…

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Inova offers travel immunizations at Urgent Care Centers

Safe Travels Travel immunizations available at Inova Urgent Care clinics in Northern Virginia It’s vacation season. If you’re planning to travel outside the country, there are certain things you know you need, such as a passport and a suitcase. But did you know you might also need immunizations? Depending on where you’re traveling to and…

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