Virtual Childbirth Preparation Classes

April 08, 2024

Riverside is proud to offer virtual Childbirth Preparation Classes. Mom-to-be and her partner or support person can explore the many choices available to make their birth experience personal and positive.

This course includes comprehensive information on pregnancy, labor, and birth, as well as relaxation and breathing techniques, all from the safety of your home.

Registration is required. Click on the yellow Register Now button to the right to register. Please provide your email address.

As the date for the new session approaches, you will receive an email with instructions on how to join virtually. This program is a series of four classes offered on consecutive Monday evenings for two hours from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The April series dates are 4/8, 4/15, 4/22 and 4/29.

We look forward to helping you prepare for the arrival of your little one. If you have questions, please send us an email at [email protected].

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Health Equity: Let's Get to the Bottom of Cancer

Join us for our 2024 Health Equity Panel, Let's Get to the Bottom of Cancer on Saturday, April 13, 2024!

“Let’s Get to the Bottom of Cancer” is a community centered experience featuring facts, fun and a focus on colorectal health. Everyone is welcome to join us to learn about colon cancer prevention, including opportunities for screenings and expert knowledge. Attendees can take advantage of the Health Fair for Colorectal Cancer Awareness, including music, prizes, cooking demonstrations and food as well as a health equity panel of experts. Participants may also take advantage of opportunities for a free colon cancer screening.

This event is presented by Riverside Health System, Regional Cancer Disparities Collaborative (RCDC) and Sentara in partnership with the ACS, Bon Secours, Center for Public Health at NSU, Celebrate Healthcare, EVMS, Hampton University, Hitting Cancer Below the Belt and VCU Massey.

To register, click on the yellow Register Now button to the right and complete the form or call 800-520-7006. Same day registration will be available.

Did you know that colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S.? And, early detection through screening can significantly improve your chances of survival. To learn more about colon cancer and the importance of screenings before you join us by visiting the Colorectal Cancer Alliance or American Cancer Society.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn about colon cancer prevention and improve your overall health. We look forward to you joining us at this great event!      

Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Riverside Brentwood Medical Center
10510 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, VA, 23601

Health Equity



In-Person Expectant Parent Tours

Riverside is proud to offer in-person Expectant Parent Tours one Tuesday evening and one Saturday morning each month. During the tour, parents-to-be can preview the birthing suites and postpartum rooms in our Women and Infant Care Unit at Riverside Regional Medical Center. On the tour, you will have the opportunity to have your questions answered regarding having your baby at Riverside.
Attendance is limited to the expectant mother and 1 additional person, therefore ONLY the expectant mother needs to register for this tour. Registration will close once we have reached capacity.
Registration is required. Click the yellow "Register Now" button to the right to register for the tour. Please be sure to provide your email address. As the tour appointment approaches, you will receive an email with instructions for the tour.  
In-person tours are given on one Tuesday evening at 6:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and on one Saturday morning at 11:30 a.m. each month.
We look forward to showing you all Riverside has to offer!

Saturday 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Riverside Regional Medical Center
500 J. Clyde Morris Blvd
Newport News, VA, 23601

Expectant Parents

Women's Health



32nd Annual Hampton Roads Trauma Symposium

Thank you for your interest in the 32nd Annual Hampton Roads Trauma Symposium which will be held on Friday, April 19, 2024. The target audience for this symposium is emergency physicians, trauma surgeons, physicians, RNs, EMS and other healthcare professionals and providers interested in trauma care.  

Please join us for a day focused on New Era, New Problems: The Latest and Greatest Preventative Measures in Trauma.

Registration fees are as follows:

Physicians: $150
Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant: $120
Nurses / EMS / Allied Health: $90
Full-Time Student: $50 (letter of faculty approval required)
Exhibitors: $500 per table

Registration is required, therefore please click the yellow REGISTER NOW button and complete the form.
Deadline to register is April 19, 2024.

Exhibitors will also register on this site through Riverside by clicking the yellow REGISTER NOW button.
Deadline for exhibitors to register is April 8, 2024. Exhibitor registration includes a table to showcase product/institution.  

Conference questions, please contact Cassie Herman via email or call 757-612-7213. We look forward to you joining us this year!

Friday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Williamsburg DoubleTree by Hilton
50 Kingsmill Road
Williamsburg, VA, 23185

Trauma Symposium