Free, Drive-thru COVID-19 Testing on Tuesday, Dec. 8 in Newport News
Riverside, Virginia Department of Health partner together for community effort
Teens Donate Surgical Masks to Riverside Shore Patients and Team Members
Donated funds were used to purchase 4,000 medical-grade procedural masks benefiting Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital’s patients and team members.
Riverside Provides Over 2,000 Patients with Free Flu Shots
Thanks to a series of free vaccine clinics held throughout the communities Riverside serves, 2,038 patients will enter this flu season better protected from the virus.
Riverside Expanding Infectious Disease Services to Serve Residents on the Middle Peninsula
Rebekah Sensenig, D.O., an Infectious Disease Specialist for Riverside Medical Group, will begin seeing patients in Gloucester on the first Wednesday of every month.
Riverside Behavioral Health Center in Hampton Revamps Detox Program in Response to Growing Community Need
A revitalized community-based detox and substance abuse treatment program at Riverside Behavioral Health Center will focus on primary steps needed to help people achieve a lifetime of recovery.
Joint Statement Encouraging Virginians to Get a Flu Shot
Joint Statement Urging Virginians to get Influenza Vaccinations to Protect Themselves when Flu Season Arrives as the COVID-19 Pandemic Remains a Public Health Threat
Riverside College of Health Careers to Host Blood Drive Sept. 25
Donors will receive free COVID-19 antibody test.
Riverside Health System to Host COVID-19 Update on Facebook Live Aug. 28
Riverside Health System leadership and medical experts will take questions and provide an update to the community on the pandemic.
Hampton Roads Health Systems Urge Public to #MaskUp757
Clinical leaders of the major health care systems in Hampton Roads urge citizens to wear a mask.
Riverside Physicians Advise: Do Not Ignore Cancer Screenings Because of COVID-19
Reduction in cancer screenings during COVID-19 pandemic leaves physicians concerned with delayed diagnosis and postponed treatment.
Riverside to Host Facebook Live on "Cancer Screening and Prevention during the COVID-19 Era"
A panel of experts will answer questions that viewers have about when to begin cancer screening, the importance of early detection, and more.
Riverside Launches ‘Mask Up!’ Campaign to Encourage Use of Facial Coverings
Riverside joins other health care organizations in Virginia promoting the prolific use of face coverings.
Riverside Acquires Additional New UV Disinfectant Robot
UV disinfection machines at Riverside Regional Medical Center are used to clean hospital spaces and assist in stopping the spread of COVID-19 and other pathogens.
Peninsula Piecemakers Quilt Guild Donates Thousands of Face Coverings and Ear Savers to Riverside
The face coverings provided by the Guild will be distributed throughout all of Riverside’s facilities, from hospitals to lifelong health communities and medical offices.
Riverside Receives Donation from Morgan Properties
Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, Virginia was chosen to receive a donation of $1,135 honoring its important work in the region.
Genworth Survey: COVID-19 Forces Americans to Confront Their Vulnerability, Resolve to Make Positive Changes In Their Lives
The Genworth survey was designed to gauge the impact of COVID-19 on Americans' lives and their thoughts about long term care and financial security.
Riverside Blood Drives with American Red Cross to Include COVID-19 Antibody Testing
Blood drives start this week at Riverside location in Newport News.
Riverside Hospitalist Donation Helps Infuse Iconic Gloucester Main Street With $40,000 and Brings Gifts to Riverside Walter Reed Hospital Workers
Over 400 health care workers from Riverside Walter Reed Hospital received $100 gift certificates to shop in the Gloucester Village, thanks to the recently launched Downtown Dollars program.
Riverside Receives 5,000 Face Coverings from Million Mask MOVEment
The face coverings were distributed to the health system’s lifelong health facilities across eastern Virginia to continue efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Riverside Health System Updates Visitation Policy
The new visitation policy complies with Phase 2 re-opening guidelines and recognizes that the presence of family and loved ones is an important component to the healing process.
Riverside Health System Partners With Premier Inc. and Prestige Ameritech to Expand Domestic PPE Production
In addition to the investment, Riverside will commit to purchase a portion of all masks they use annually from Prestige Ameritech for up to six years.
Riverside Health System Has Resumed Scheduled Procedures
Procedures and surgeries that were initially postponed due to COVID-19 are now also being rescheduled with priority.
Riverside Volunteers Repair N95 Masks Donated to Health System
The work of repairing the masks resembles a well-orchestrated assembly line that involved planning and great innovation.
Riverside Launches Virtual Expectant Parent Tours and Childbirth Preparation Classes
Expectant parents can now access virtual tours of the Riverside Regional Medical Center labor and delivery unit and childbirth preparation classes via Zoom.
Mechanical Engineer Donates Time and Talent to Build Intubation Boxes for Riverside, Helping Protect Health Care Workers from COVID-19
The intubation boxes provide a much-desired additional level of protection for health care providers.
Riverside Health System Begins UV Disinfection Reprocessing of N95 Respirators to Further Conserve PPE
The N95 respirators are systematically cleaned with an ultraviolet germicidal irradiation machine located at Riverside Regional Medical Center.
Riverside Health System Updates Hospital Inpatient and Outpatient Visitation Restrictions
The visitation restrictions are deemed necessary to limit the spread of COVID-19 and to ensure the safety of patients, team members and the community.
Riverside Health System Provides Guidelines on Supply Donations and Staff Support
Riverside is grateful for the support from community members who wish to help care for staff members during the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
Riverside Health System Suspends Elective Surgeries and Procedures
Move follows a public health emergency order issued by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam.
Riverside Health System Temporarily Restricts Visitors in Outpatient Settings
Additional measures taken to protect the health of patients, team members and the community amid the continued spread of novel coronavirus COVID-19.
Riverside Wellness and Fitness Centers to Close Temporarily Amid Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 Outbreak
This measure is consistent with guidance from government officials and leading health organizations to limit group interactions and face-to-face contact.
Riverside Health System Restricts All Routine Visitation in Hospitals Amid Novel Coronavirus COVID-19
To protect the health of patients, team members and the community, no visitors will be allowed for routine visits to inpatients or team members in any of Riverside's five hospitals until further notice.
Riverside Health System Announces Limited Visitation Rules Amid Novel Coronavirus COVID-19
This announcement comes as Governor Ralph Northam has declared a state of emergency in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Riverside Continues to Monitor and Prepare for Coronavirus
Riverside has activated its emergency management team, is following the virus news closely and remains prepared to enact protocols as required.