Local & Surrounding Areas Heat Advisory In Effect – 11am to 9pm

HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM EDT THIS EVENING The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has issued a Heat Advisory that is in effect for the central Shenandoah Valley and portions of eastern West Virginia and western Maryland from 11 AM through 9 PM EDT. HEAT INDEX VALUES…Around […]

VDH “Make the Call” – Mental Health and Wellness Campaign

If you are a first responder in need of help, please make the call. www.vdh.virginia.gov/makethecall This job is difficult and stressful. Some days are amazing, leaving you with a smile on your face. Some days are not. It is those days when the job is not amazing that you may take on the greatest burden. […]

Clostridium difficile (C. diff) Awareness

Currently hospitals across the state of Virginia are experiencing an increase in C-Diff infections.  Each year in the United States, about a half million people get sick from C. difficile, and in recent years, C. difficile infections have become more frequent, severe and difficult to treat. Scott Just, MD, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer […]