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October 04, 2021

For Immediate Release

Mayor Dolan has proclaimed October 3-9, 2021 Lynchburg Midwifery Week. This recognition coincides with National Midwifery Week. National Midwifery Week was created by the American...Read more

September 07, 2021

Amy F. Carrier assumes her role today as Centra's President and Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Carrier succeeds Richard Tugman, who has served as interim President and CEO since January 2021. Mr. Tugman will resume his...Read more

August 17, 2021

Centra is holding a public meeting on August 17, 2021, from 5:30 - 6:30 pm to announce the upcoming sale of our senior care facilities, including: Guggenheimer Health and Rehab, Summit Rehabilitation...Read more

August 16, 2021

Centra Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement for all Caregivers

Lynchburg, VA.- Centra announced today its decision to require all 7,600 Caregivers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by...Read more

July 28, 2021

Centra and UVA Health Announce Strategic Clinical Affiliation, Building on a Shared Commitment to Quality Care in the Local Community

Building on each other’s strengths in delivering highly specialized...Read more

New President and CEO
July 16, 2021

For Immediate Release Friday, July 16, 2021

Centra Names New President and CEO

Lynchburg, VA---Centra is pleased to announce the appointment of Amy F....Read more

June 24, 2021

Mayor MaryJane Dolan has declared June 26th, Centra Caregiver Appreciation Day in honor of those healthcare workers displaying great resiliency, strength and care during the COVID-19 pandemic and daily in their...Read more

June 10, 2021

Press Release

Centra’s Bedford Memorial Hospital is one of 16 Virginia hospitals awarded the 2021 Patient Safety Excellence Award by Healthgrades. The Patient Safety Excellence Award...Read more

June 01, 2021

In order to best serve our community, Centra is committed to recruiting quality healthcare professionals who will further support our mission of providing excellent care for life. We want to welcome these men and...Read more

April 23, 2021


Every three years Centra, as a not-for-profit healthcare system, is required to complete a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) for the communities it serves. Part of this assessment is...Read more