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Centra news, tips, and the latest on what’s happening in health and wellness.
Foundation Story

I fight. I survive. I inspire.

January 24, 2023
Robert Stewart likes his pace. Busy, but not chaotic. Steady, but not fast.
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Nursing community involvement

January 20, 2023
Patient Education, in collaboration with interdisciplinary healthcare teams, and community organizations share Centra's mission to partner with our community to live their best life.
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Nurse wellness initiatives & Code Lavender

January 20, 2023
In 2019, Code Lavender started as a research project by two separate nursing teams on NICU and CIMU.
Press Releases

Centra expands surgical program with two new robotic systems

January 16, 2023
With the recent acquisition of two state-of-the-art da Vinci XI robotic systems funded by the Centra Foundation, Centra has expanded its surgical program.
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Construction begins on Virginia's first emPATH unit at Centra

January 11, 2023
The groundbreaking ceremony to begin construction on the Commonwealth's first emPATH unit took place Friday, September 23 at Centra’s Lynchburg General Hospital.
Foundation Story

A colorful, expanded Pediatric Specialty Center

December 29, 2022
After a multiyear $250,000 renovation and expansion project made possible by generous donor support, the Pediatric Specialty Center at Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital opened January 15 with more s
Foundation Story

A legacy of support for excellent care

December 19, 2022
Over more than four decades, Nancy and Sam Cardwell have supported excellent care for central Virginia in just about every way possible — through leadership and service, with annual gifts and contr
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Al Stroobants Foundation Awards Centra Foundation $360,000 Grant to Support Heart & Vascular Care

December 19, 2022
The Centra Foundation is pleased to announce it has received a $360,000 grant from the Al Stroobants Foundation to meet the need for echocardiograms.
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U.S. News & World Report Awards Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital High Performing Designation for Maternity Care

December 6, 2022
U.S. News & World Report has awarded Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital with the “High Performing” Designation for Maternity Care.