Riverside Welcomes First Baby of 2021
She was welcomed into the world at 5:26 a.m. on January 1, 2021 at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News.
(Press Release, 1/3/2021)

Riverside Regional Medical Center’s New Associate Vice President for Administration Proud of her Roots
In the newly created role, Johnson oversees facility operations, including Master Plan construction, with a commitment to overall patient experience and outcomes.
(Press Release, 12/23/2020)

Two from Riverside honored by Virginia Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Kathy Koehl was named 2020 Pharmacist of the Year, and Tyler Sledge earned the 2020 Clinical Pharmacy Practice Achievement Award.
(Press Release, 12/22/2020)

Riverside Walter Reed Hospital & Riverside Tappahannock Hospital Achieve Top Safety Grades in Fall 2020 Leapfrog Safety Report
Riverside Tappahannock Hospital and Riverside Walter Reed Hospital were named ‘A’ grade hospitals, each for the third consecutive grading cycle.
(Press Release, 12/21/2020)

More News
Three Riverside Nurses Recognized in “Year of the Nurse” With 2020 Virginia Nurses Foundation Awards
(Press Release, 12/14/2020)

Riverside Creates Memory Care Navigator Position to Serve Caregivers and Patients Living with Dementia
(Press Release, 12/14/2020)

Free, Drive-thru COVID-19 Testing on Tuesday, Dec. 8 in Newport News
(Press Release, 12/3/2020)

Teens Donate Surgical Masks to Riverside Shore Patients and Team Members
(Press Release, 12/2/2020)

New Fitness Wave Launches in Gloucester at Riverside Wellness & Fitness Center
(Press Release, 11/30/2020)

Premier Inc. Recognizes Riverside Tappahannock Hospital for High-Value Health Care
(Press Release, 11/25/2020)

Riverside Provides Over 2,000 Patients with Free Flu Shots
(Press Release, 11/23/2020)

Riverside Celebrates Newest Member of Sigma Gamma Rho Family, A Baby Girl Born Nov. 14 in Newport News
(Press Release, 11/17/2020)

Riverside Expanding Infectious Disease Services to Serve Residents on the Middle Peninsula
(Press Release, 11/16/2020)

Riverside’s Kim Kutner Appointed to Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Commission for Virginia
(Press Release, 11/16/2020)

Riverside Gastroenterology Specialists Welcomes Shannon Dishman, FNP-C
(Press Release, 11/12/2020)

Riverside Medical Group Welcomes Mary E. Adams, AGPCNP-BC, to Internal Medicine Team in Gloucester, Mathews
(Press Release, 11/11/2020)

A Chance Meeting at Riverside Between a Longtime Team Member and the POW She Supported Nearly 50 Years Ago
(Press Release, 11/10/2020)

Riverside to Host Free Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic at the Community Free Clinic of Newport News
(Press Release, 11/5/2020)

Riverside to Host Free Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic at Brentwood Medical Center
(Press Release, 11/3/2020)

Hill Valley Healthcare Affiliate to Acquire Three Riverside Lifelong Health Facilities
(Press Release, 11/3/2020)

Riverside’s Sterling N. Ransone Jr., M.D., First Virginian to Serve as President-Elect of the American Academy of Family Physicians
(Press Release, 10/28/2020)

Riverside Eastern Shore Family Medicine Welcomes Linwood T. Joyner II, M.D.
(Press Release, 10/27/2020)

Riverside Physical Therapy Kiln Creek Opens in Primary Care Practice
(Press Release, 10/22/2020)

Riverside Takes Top Spot Twice in Supply Chain Excellence Awards
(Press Release, 10/22/2020)

VCU Massey Cancer Center and Riverside Health System collaborate to expand access to cancer clinical trials throughout coastal Virginia
(Press Release, 10/19/2020)

Riverside to Host Free Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic in Tappahannock Oct. 24
(Press Release, 10/14/2020)

Riverside Health System Releases 2019 Cancer Annual Report
(Press Release, 10/8/2020)

Riverside Health System Earns 2020 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired Recognition for 16th Consecutive Year
(Press Release, 10/6/2020)

Riverside Health System Earns Supply Chain Excellence Award from Premier Inc.
(Press Release, 10/2/2020)

VCU Health System and Riverside Tappahannock Hospital Finalize Purchase Agreement
(Press Release, 10/1/2020)

Riverside Diagnostic Centers in Newport News and Hampton Among the First in the U.S. to Offer New Wide-Angle 3D Mammogram for Earlier Cancer Detection
(Press Release, 9/30/2020)

Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital Among the First in the U.S. to Offer New Wide-Angle 3D Mammogram for Earlier Cancer Detection
(Press Release, 9/29/2020)

Riverside Names New President and Chief Medical Officer of Medical Group
(Press Release, 9/28/2020)

Balance, Movement Classes to Relaunch at Riverside Doctors’ Hospital Williamsburg
(Press Release, 9/28/2020)

Riverside Behavioral Health Center in Hampton Revamps Detox Program in Response to Growing Community Need
(Press Release, 9/25/2020)

2020th Baby Born at Riverside Regional Medical Center in 2020
(Press Release, 9/24/2020)

Joint Statement Encouraging Virginians to Get a Flu Shot
(Press Release, 9/23/2020)

Riverside to Offer New Wellness Program this Fall Designed for Cancer Patients
(Press Release, 9/15/2020)

Riverside Regional Medical Center Receives 2020 Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold PLUS Award
(Press Release, 9/15/2020)

Riverside to Host “Living Beyond Breast Cancer” Virtual Survivorship Series
(Press Release, 9/15/2020)

Riverside Health System CEO William B. “Bill” Downey Named to Business Magazine’s Virginia 500 List
(Press Release, 9/15/2020)

Nurse from Riverside Doctors’ Hospital Williamsburg Rewarded with Free Kitchen Makeover
(Press Release, 9/14/2020)

Registration Now Open for “Colon Cancer and the Black Community,” a Free Webinar on Sept. 26 Featuring Riverside Physicians
(Press Release, 9/14/2020)

Blackbaud Fundraising Database Ransomware Breach Included Riverside Foundation Donors
(Press Release, 9/14/2020)

Luminaria Will Shine On in Hampton Roads on September 20
(Press Release, 9/14/2020)

Riverside to Host Free Flu Shot Clinics Throughout the Region
(Press Release, 9/14/2020)

Warwick Forest’s Linda Lutz Honored with Statewide Award for Commitment to Personalized Care
(Press Release, 9/9/2020)

Riverside Medical Group Elects David Jones, M.D, as Board Chairman
(Press Release, 9/8/2020)

Riverside College of Health Careers to Host Blood Drive Sept. 25
(Press Release, 8/31/2020)

Riverside Health System to Offer Free Prostate Screenings at Newport News Cancer Center Sept. 24
(Press Release, 8/31/2020)

Riverside Wellness and Fitness Center on the Middle Peninsula Serving Up Pickleball
(Press Release, 8/28/2020)

Riverside Health System to Host COVID-19 Update on Facebook Live Aug. 28
(Press Release, 8/25/2020)

Hampton Roads Health Systems Urge Public to #MaskUp757
(Press Release, 8/24/2020)

Residents Grow Closer While Socially Distant at Riverside Healthy Living Community – Smithfield
(Press Release, 8/20/2020)

Riverside Physicians Advise: Do Not Ignore Cancer Screenings Because of COVID-19
(Press Release, 8/13/2020)

Riverside to Host Facebook Live on "Cancer Screening and Prevention during the COVID-19 Era"
(Press Release, 8/6/2020)

Riverside Foundation Announces Inaugural Dr. Jeffrey Haskins Memorial Scholarship Awards
(Press Release, 7/31/2020)

Riverside Launches ‘Mask Up!’ Campaign to Encourage Use of Facial Coverings
(Press Release, 7/30/2020)

Riverside Acquires Additional New UV Disinfectant Robot
(Press Release, 7/22/2020)

Riverside’s Dementia Medication Review Program Earns Best Practices Award from Southern Gerontological Society
(Press Release, 7/20/2020)

Riverside Enhances Robotic Surgery Program With New da Vinci Xi Surgical System
(Press Release, 7/15/2020)

Peninsula Piecemakers Quilt Guild Donates Thousands of Face Coverings and Ear Savers to Riverside
(Press Release, 7/14/2020)

Ellis Hall of Riverside’s Sanders Retirement Community in Gloucester Commended by Virginia General Assembly for Life’s Work
(Press Release, 7/13/2020)

Riverside Receives Donation from Morgan Properties
(Press Release, 7/6/2020)

Genworth Survey: COVID-19 Forces Americans to Confront Their Vulnerability, Resolve to Make Positive Changes In Their Lives
(Press Release, 6/30/2020)

Riverside Named Lung Cancer Screening Center of Excellence
(Press Release, 6/25/2020)

Riverside Blood Drives with American Red Cross to Include COVID-19 Antibody Testing
(Press Release, 6/24/2020)

Riverside Cardiology Specialists in Gloucester Welcomes Jennifer L. Retikis, FNP-BC to Practice
(Press Release, 6/22/2020)

Riverside Hospitalist Donation Helps Infuse Iconic Gloucester Main Street With $40,000 and Brings Gifts to Riverside Walter Reed Hospital Workers
(Press Release, 6/16/2020)

Riverside Receives 5,000 Face Coverings from Million Mask MOVEment
(Press Release, 6/15/2020)

Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital recognized by The Chartis Center for Rural Health as a Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital
(Press Release, 6/10/2020)

Riverside Health System Earns ISO 9001:2015 Certification
(Press Release, 6/9/2020)

Riverside Health System Updates Visitation Policy
(Press Release, 6/8/2020)

Riverside Health System CEO William B. “Bill” Downey Named Among “Heavy Hitters” by Virginia Business Magazine
(Press Release, 6/5/2020)

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Patients Now Have Treatment Options Thanks to Newly Approved Drug Riverside Oncologist Helped Trial
(Press Release, 6/4/2020)

Riverside Health System Partners With Premier Inc. and Prestige Ameritech to Expand Domestic PPE Production
(Press Release, 5/26/2020)

Riverside Opens Advanced Wound Care Center on Virginia Peninsula
(Press Release, 5/13/2020)

Riverside Health System Has Resumed Scheduled Procedures
(Press Release, 5/8/2020)

Riverside Volunteers Repair N95 Masks Donated to Health System
(Press Release, 5/6/2020)

Riverside Celebrates Nurses Week 2020
(Press Release, 5/5/2020)

Riverside Launches Virtual Expectant Parent Tours and Childbirth Preparation Classes
(Press Release, 4/18/2020)

Mechanical Engineer Donates Time and Talent to Build Intubation Boxes for Riverside, Helping Protect Health Care Workers from COVID-19
(Press Release, 4/17/2020)

Riverside Health System Begins UV Disinfection Reprocessing of N95 Respirators to Further Conserve PPE
(Press Release, 4/13/2020)

Riverside Offers Free Online Course to Family Caregivers Supporting Loved Ones With Memory Loss
(Press Release, 4/7/2020)

Riverside Health System Updates Hospital Inpatient and Outpatient Visitation Restrictions
(Press Release, 4/7/2020)

Riverside Health System Provides Guidelines on Supply Donations and Staff Support
(Press Release, 3/27/2020)

Riverside Health System Suspends Elective Surgeries and Procedures
(Press Release, 3/26/2020)

Riverside Health System Temporarily Restricts Visitors in Outpatient Settings
(Press Release, 3/19/2020)

Riverside Wellness and Fitness Centers to Close Temporarily Amid Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 Outbreak
(Press Release, 3/17/2020)

Riverside Health System Restricts All Routine Visitation in Hospitals Amid Novel Coronavirus COVID-19
(Press Release, 3/15/2020)

Riverside Health System Announces Limited Visitation Rules Amid Novel Coronavirus COVID-19
(Press Release, 3/12/2020)

Riverside Shore Cancer Center Receives Donation from Eastern Shore Cruisers Car Club
(Press Release, 3/11/2020)

VCU Health System to Acquire Riverside Tappahannock Hospital and Strengthen Relationship with Riverside Health System
(Press Release, 3/10/2020)

Riverside Health System Strengthens Relationship with VCU Health System
(Press Release, 3/10/2020)

Riverside Welcomes New Hand Surgeon to Orthopedic Practices
(Press Release, 2/17/2020)

Riverside Welcomes Monica B. Layne, FNP, to Eastern Shore
(Press Release, 2/16/2020)

Riverside Welcomes New Primary Care Provider to the Eastern Shore
(Press Release, 2/11/2020)

Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital to Host Blood Drive Feb. 19, 2020
(Press Release, 2/11/2020)

Riverside Health System Hosts Lecture Series During Heart Health Month
(Press Release, 2/9/2020)

Riverside Welcomes New Urologist to the Eastern Shore
(Press Release, 2/7/2020)

Heart-to-Heart Day at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital Rescheduled for Feb. 28
(Press Release, 2/7/2020)

Riverside Tappahannock Hospital Volunteers Gift Comfort Items to Inpatient Units
(Press Release, 2/6/2020)

Riverside Walter Reed Hospital Completes Multi-Year Renovation and Expansion
(Press Release, 2/5/2020)

Rotating Art Gallery at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital to Benefit Community
(Press Release, 1/30/2020)

Riverside Health System Continues Investment in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
(Press Release, 1/30/2020)

Riverside Continues to Monitor and Prepare for Coronavirus
(Press Release, 1/28/2020)

Riverside Regional Medical Center Selected to Participate in Grant-Funded, Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Program Initiative
(Press Release, 1/28/2020)