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How Amazon is helping its HQ2 community amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Adrian Stanton, VHC’s Vice President of Business Development and Community Relationships was recently featured on Amazon.com’s blog about the company’s recent 10,000 meal food donation to local essential workers. VHC was one of several local organizations to receive meals from Freddie’s Beach Bar last month, in partnership with Amazon. “After nine intensive weeks of caring for […]

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Loudoun Times-Mirror: Sterling-based Cuisine Solutions donates 2,400 meals to Virginia Hospital Center workers

We are so grateful for the generosity shown to our team during these uncertain times. Many thanks to Cuisine Solutions, World Central Kitchen, Bridor and St. Michel for bringing 2,400 take-home meals to our #HealthCareHeroes. The meals are part of Cuisine Solutions’ new line of oven-ready and microwavable meals, developed in response to COVID-19. READ THE FULL ARTICLE

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Virginia Mercury: Hospital Testing Sheds Some Light on Extent of Asymptomatic COVID-19 in Virginia

In the weeks since Virginia’s hospitals have reopened for non-life-threatening procedures, many have implemented wider COVID-19 testing protocols to protect patients and staff from the virus. In some cases, the results have been illuminating. In a Thursday call with the Virginia Nurses Association, Melody Dickerson, the senior vice president and chief nursing officer for Virginia […]

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NBC 4: Separated by Glass but Connected by Love

In April of 2020, Jim Lloyd received a leukemia diagnosis and his doctors at Virginia Hospital Center got to work quickly on his treatment plan. The COVID-19 pandemic made it difficult for Jim’s family to be with him during his treatment and stay at VHC, but they found ways to show their love and support, […]

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WUSA9: Impact of PPE on Nurses

Healthcare workers taking care of patients in the current pandemic are wearing masks and other protection for hours on end. VHC’s Chief Nursing Officer, Melody Dickerson, MSN, RN, CPHQ spoke to WUSA9 about the impact of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to those on the front lines of COVID-19 — and what VHC is doing to […]

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WUSA9: Here’s Why and How Hospitals are Helping Healthcare Workers

Healthcare workers taking care of patients in the current pandemic are wearing masks and other protection for hours on end. VHC’s Chief Nursing Officer, Melody Dickerson, MSN, RN, CPHQ spoke to WUSA9 about the impact of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to those on the front lines of COVID-19 — and what VHC is doing to […]

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Virginia Hospital Center Now Using Rapid Result Abbott ID NOW COVID-19 Test

Virginia Hospital Center (VHC), a community-based hospital providing medical services to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for 75 years, is among the first hospitals in the nation to receive the fastest available molecular point-of-care test for the detection of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), delivering positive results in as little as five minutes and negative results in 13 minutes.

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