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Giant to Host Free Health Screenings at Merchants View Square Pharmacy

Provided by Giant Food To help customers achieve and maintain healthier lifestyles, Giant Food of Landover, Md. is offering free health screenings at select in-store pharmacies. Customers can receive free blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol screenings. In addition, Giant pharmacists can help determine if customers are missing any recommended adult vaccinations. No appointment is necessary. The screenings will be held Saturday, …

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The District Home to host a 90th Anniversary Open House

Provided by Birmingham Green To commemorate the 90th Anniversary of The District Home, an Open House will be held on Thursday, May 4th . The Open House will be from 3:00-5:00 p. m. at The District Home, 8605 Centreville Road, Manassas, VA 20110. Representatives of the Prince William Chamber of Commerce will also be on hand to assist with a …

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Temporary Change to Emergency Department Entrance at Sentara

Provided by Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center Effective Tuesday, April 18 at 6:00 a. m., people who need access to emergency services at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center (SNVMC) will have to use the main entrance of the hospital. The existing entrance will be under renovation from April 18th to approximately the end of June. The campus will have signs …

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Adult Detention Center Receives Grant for Mental Health Therapists to Help Female Inmates

Provided by Prince William County The Prince William Board of County Supervisors recently voted to accept a $410,898 grant from the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services, or DCJS, to hire two mental health therapists to work at the Prince William-Manassas Regional Adult Detention Center. The 18-month grant comes after the Adult Detention Center, or ADC, submitted a concept paper …

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Bedrock YOGA to offer The Joy of Balance Workshop

Provided by bedrock YOGA Bedrock YOGA will offer The Joy of Balance workshop on Saturday, April 29 from 3:00 to 5:00 p. m. Balance is one of the facets of yoga that many students find challenging. Balance poses, however, provide tremendous benefits as they teach us to focus our mind, creating better concentration and a sense of peace. In this …

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Sentara’s new Copper-Infused materials an additional barrier against hospital-acquired infections

Photos by Mark Gilvey Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center recently announced that it would be adding copper-infused textiles and molded hard surfaces this month as an additional barrier to hospital-acquired infections. The hospital’s training center will feature a patient bed made up with the tan-colored copper-infused bed linens and patient gowns alongside traditional white linens. Mark Gilvey took photos of the new …

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New innovation to reduce Hospital-Acquired Infections

Provided by Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center in Woodbridge is among 12 Sentara hospitals to add copper-infused textiles and molded hard surfaces this month as an additional barrier to hospital-acquired infections. The hospital’s training center will feature a patient bed made up with the tan-colored copper-infused bed linens and patient gowns alongside traditional white linens. …

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Bedrock YOGA to offer Sunrise Yoga

Provided by bedrock YOGA Bedrock YOGA will offer a Sunrise Yoga class on Sunday, April 16, from 7:00-8:30 a. m. During this season of rebirth, rest your body and mind through our first sunrise restorative yoga experience. While making the vital connection between breath and body, we will mark the return of the sun and warmer, longer days. Suitable for …

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Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is April 29

Provided by Prince William County The next Take-Back day is April 29 between 10:00 a. m. and 2:00 p. m., and drop off points will be at the following locations: Novant Health UVA Health System Prince William Medical Center, 8700 Sudley Road in Manassas Sentara Lake Ridge, 12825 Minnieville Road in Lake Ridge Novant Health System Haymarket Medical Center, 15225 …

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Operation Staying Alive

Provided by City of Manassas On May 20, the City of Manassas Fire & Rescue Department and Local 4466 are hosting Operation Staying Alive.  The City’s Fire & Rescue Department has created this event in an effort teach as many people as possible how to save a life by using hands only CPR.  The training only takes 30 minutes and …

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