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Health Insurance Marketplace Now Open for Enrollment

November 13, 2017

On November 1, open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace began. As you may recall, the Health Insurance Marketplace has been offering expanded access to low-cost healthcare coverage for people without health insurance, or for those who are interested in exploring more cost-effective alternatives to their current coverage, since its inception in 2013. Last year alone, more than 12 million people obtained health coverage through the Marketplace – including 410,000 in Virginia.

Tripathi joins Sovah Internal Medicine

October 23, 2017

Dr. Kavita Tripathi has joined Sovah Health-Danville and will be offering primary care for adult patients at Sovah Internal Medicine-Danville (formerly Piedmont Internal Medicine).

Be Your Own Breast Friend

October 4, 2017

A healthy lifestyle and early detection are a great first line of defense in the fight against breast cancer.

September is Suicide Awareness Month: Know the Signs and the Risk

September 8, 2017

It’s a taboo topic; one many of us don’t like to even think about. But suicide is a real problem, and every year, it claims the life of 41,000 people. At Sovah Health, we want to help. We want to raise awareness of the dangers of mental illness and help erase the stigma. And it starts with talking about the signs and who’s at risk.

Summer Safety: Tips to keep your summer fun and injury free

June 27, 2017

Summer. School’s out, and so is the sun. With the days at their longest and brightest, many of us are taking advantage of the season, soaking up vitamin D and spending as much time in the fresh summer air as we can – whether that means planning a vacation to the beach, getting out on the water, organizing pick-up games in the park or embarking on early evening walks with the family.

It’s OK to Ask: Hand Hygiene as a Frontline Defense Against Infection

May 5, 2017

Wash your hands. How many times have we heard that oft-repeated refrain over our lifetimes? Since we were children, we’ve been encouraged to wash our hands after playing outside, before eating, after using the restroom and any one of a number of other occasions. And not without reason. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 80 percent of infectious diseases are transmitted by touch. And the simplest, most effective way that we can combat the spread of germs is via the same missive you’ve been most likely hearing your whole life – wash your hands.

DRMC Names New Marketing Director

May 19, 2015

Spencer Thomas, Chief Operating Officer for Danville Regional Medical Center (DRMC), recently announced LeAnne Clem Roller as DRMC’s new marketing director.

New hospital CEO’s biggest goal: listen

May 27, 2015

When Alan Larson assumes the position of Danville Regional Medical Center CEO on Aug. 1, he will draw on his leadership experience and small town familiarity.

LiveWell: Understanding Sun Poisoning

May 31, 2015

A trip to the beach is an enjoyable way to spend a day, if you aren't careful you may be putting yourself at risk of sunburn and sun poisoning.