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July 12, 2016

Zika virus spreads to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito (Ae. aegypti and Ae. albopictus). People can also get Zika through sex with an infected man, and the virus can also be...Read more

July 01, 2016

Centra will open its third Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly in Gretna — better known as PACE. 

PACE provides a vast array of healthcare services to people 55 or older who meet nursing-facility ...Read more

June 27, 2016

We are pleased to announce the 2016 recipients of the Centra Foundation Community Health Initiative Fund grants totaling $495,205 to support health-related projects and programs in our region.

June 27, 2016

Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital was recently recognized as the region’s first Center of Excellence for Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG) by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.

April 25, 2016

LYNCHBURG, Va.--Centra announced this week it has entered into a contract with Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, to implement a new electronic health record (EHR) system to support all of Centra’s medical facilities by the spring of 2018. 


April 11, 2016

With cardiovascular disease being the leading cause of death in the United States heart surgeries to both extend life as well as increase quality of life, are ever in demand.  Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, (TAVR) does both and is now available in Lynchburg at Centra Lynchburg General Hospital.  

March 22, 2016

Cutting-edge cardiac catheterization lab will open at Centra Southside Community Hospital April 18, 2016. This catheterization lab will give patients access to minimally invasive techniques available to diagnose and treat cardiovascular disease. 

March 21, 2016

For her substantial work in geriatrics, including her dedication and work in the Centra PACE program, Dr. Verna Sellers has been selected as the 2016 James Pattee Award for Excellence recipient.


October 20, 2014

Centra Medical Group – Brookneal is excited to announce a new diabetes management program beginning in November 2014. The program’s goal is to give participants the knowledge and support needed to better manage diabetes through healthy lifestyle practices such as diet and physical activity. 

October 20, 2014

In the recent wake of information surrounding Ebola incidents, Centra  has been diligent in planning with our community partners and are prepared to respond to a threat of Ebola should it arrive in our community....Read more