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Local Business Owner Pays Tribute to Virtua Health Colleagues

May 22, 2020 - “HEROES WORK HERE” signs on the grounds of all Virtua Health hospitals are an expression of thanks from MJ Corp, a Mount Laurel-based company, to acknowledge the care provided to owner John Dikmak's wife.

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Virtua Health CEO Marks 50th Anniversary of Global Charity with Local Founder

May 19, 2020 - Dennis Pullin, CEO of Virtua Health, marks the 50th Anniversary of JDRF with the organization's founder, Lee Ducat. Ducat was a suburban-Philadelphia mother in the late 1960s when she learned her son had type 1 diabetes.

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Intubation Boxes Demonstrate Innovation in Action

May 13, 2020 - Two South Jersey companies have combined resources and are creating a new type of protective device for health care workers in the tri-state area and beyond, including Virtua Health.

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Physicians Express Concerns About Medical Distancing

May 7, 2020 - Medical staff at Virtua Health’s five hospitals and 280 other care locations are reporting “medical distancing,” or notable dips in patient volume for non-COVID related treatments and conditions.

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Stellar Safety Scores Awarded to Two Virtua Hospitals

May 5, 2020 - Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Camden, N.J., and Virtua Voorhees (N.J.) Hospital earned ‘A’ ratings in the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.

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Virtua Cardiologist Recovers from Stroke Likely Caused by COVID-19

April 30, 2020 - Virtua Health Cardiologist Dr. Troy Randle discussed recovering from a stroke that was likely caused by COVID-19.

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New Covid-19 Testing Centers to Open in Camden

April 28, 2020 - Two new testing centers for COVID-1, a collaboration of Virtua Health, Cooper and Camden County, will open in Camden to increase testing capability closer to home for many Camden residents.

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Local Families Anticipate Joyful Reunions after Innovative, Unproven COVID-19 Plasma Therapy

April 21, 2020 - Two patients, critically ill with COVID-19, are recovering after receiving convalescent plasma therapy at Virtua Voorhees Hospital. Dr. Lukasz Polisiakiewicz and a cross-disciplinary team of Virtua experts worked with the American Red Cross and coordinated with the Mayo Clinic.

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Two Virtua Patients Make 'Remarkable' Recoveries as the First and Second COVID 19 Convalescent Plasma Recipients in New Jersey

April 21, 2020 - Two patients at Virtua Voorhees Hospital are recuperating from critical cases of COVID-19 after receiving convalescent plasma transfusions in early April. They are the first New Jersey residents to receive the ground-breaking plasma therapy.

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Virtua to Open Covid-19 Testing Center in Willingboro

April 17, 2020 - Virtua Health will open a coronavirus screening and testing center specifically for Willingboro residents on the campus of Virtua Willingboro Hospital, starting Monday, April 20, at noon.

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Virtua Health Shines Blue with Gratitude

April 9, 2020 - Virtua Health hospitals’ exteriors will be up-lit with blue lights for the “Be a Light" initiative, in support of first responders, health care workers, and others affected by the coronavirus.

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Virtua Health asks Community to 'Be a Light' during Coronavirus Outbreak

April 7, 2020 - Everyone is looking for messages of hope as we struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic. Virtua Health asks people across South Jersey and beyond to light up the night through its new “Be a Light” initiative.

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Virtua Health Cares for Moms & Babies during Coronavirus Outbreak

April 2, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic has elevated anxiety around the world, and expectant mothers – particularly those due to deliver in the next few weeks – feel especially unsettled.

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New COVID-19 Testing Site to Open in City of Camden

March 31, 2020 - Cooper University Health Care, Virtua Health, the Camden County Freeholder Board, and Camden County Health Department have collaborated to open a new drive-up COVID-19 testing site in Camden on April 1, 2020.

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How to be 'Here for Good' during Coronavirus Outbreak

March 27, 2020 - Virtua Health praises staff efforts during the coronavirus outbreak, and discusses ways the community can support their neighbors.

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