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An Update Regarding the Burlington County Mega-Site and the J&J Vaccine

April 13, 2021 - Today, the FDA and CDC recommended a “pause” in the administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine out of an abundance of caution. This does not impact operations at the Burlington County Mega-Site.

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Virtua Cardiac Team First in South Jersey to Perform New 'Shockwave' Procedure for Heart Blockages

March 23, 2021 - Heart specialists at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital are the first in South Jersey to perform a new, life-saving procedure, shockwave intravascular lithotripsy, to open clogged heart arteries.

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Burlington County Mega-Site Introduces Sensory Rooms for Vaccine Recipients with Special Needs

March 8, 2021 - The Burlington County COVID-19 Vaccine Mega-site offers sensory rooms for individuals with autism, dementia, post-traumatic stress disorder, and other conditions to provide a stress-free experience for guests and caregivers.

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Rhonda Jordan and Stephanie Fendrick Named Executive Vice Presidents at Virtua Health

March 3, 2021 - Virtua Health announces the promotions of Rhonda Jordan to executive vice president and chief human resources officer and Stephanie Fendrick to executive vice president and chief strategy officer.

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Virtua Health Provides its 100,000th Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

February 27, 2021 - Virtua Health administered its 100,000th dose of the COVID-19 vaccine today. Virtua first operated a vaccine clinic for health care workers, and is now the health care partner for the Burlington County Vaccine Mega-Site in Moorestown.

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Virtua Teams Rally to Guide Community through COVID-19 Appointment Scheduling

February 11, 2021 - More than 200 Virtua Health colleagues recently called 10,400 people to resolve duplicate vaccine appointments, freeing up some 5,000 vaccine slots at the Burlington County COVID-19 Vaccine Mega-Site.

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Virtua Health Joins Forces with Philly's B101.1 Radio

February 4, 2021 - Virtua Health, is excited to announce a unique collaboration with Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company home to over 230 radio stations, including Philadelphia's B101.1 (WBEB-FM).

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Regional Vaccination 'Mega-Site' Opens in Burlington County

January 15, 2021 - The Burlington County COVID-19 Vaccine Mega-Site kicked off operations today, marking a significant advancement toward slowing and ultimately ending the spread of COVID-19 in the region.

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Virtua Offers Monoclonal Antibody Treatment for COVID-19

January 5, 2021 - Virtua Health is providing monoclonal antibodies, a leading-edge treatment for coronavirus. The medication, called bamlanivimab, helps non-hospitalized, high-risk patients with mild to moderate COVID-19.

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Virtua Health to Launch COVID-19 Vaccines for Staff Today

December 18, 2020 - Virtua Health, South Jersey’s largest health system, will start immunizing its frontline staff today with the new COVID-19 vaccine.

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Regional Health Care Leaders Convene for Candid Podcast Conversation

December 11, 2020 - Two of the region’s most respected health care executives, Ken Samet and Jack Lynch, joined Virtua Health President and CEO Dennis W. Pullin, FACHE, on the latest episode of his “Here for Good” podcast.

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Virtua Distributes 1,500 Free Turkeys Plus Produce to Community

December 2, 2020 - Thousands of South Jersey residents enjoyed a bountiful Thanksgiving this year, courtesy of Virtua Health. Virtua gave away 1,500 frozen turkeys and bags of fresh produce at its facilities in Willingboro and Camden.

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College Kid Returning Home for Thanksgiving, Winter Break? How Families Can Stay Safe During Pandemic

November 17, 2020 - Virtua Health physician Dr. Chris Pomrink will bring his son home from college for Thanksgiving and winter break. He explains how to also protect other family members from COVID-19.

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Virtua Health's Most Wired Designation Upholds Status as Health Care Technology Leader

November 16, 2020 - Virtua Health has been named a Most Wired health system in the U.S. by the College of Health care Information Management Executives (CHIME) for the ninth straight year and the 12th time overall.

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Penn Medicine and Virtua Health Extend Strategic Alliance to 2023

November 12, 2020 - Penn Medicine and Virtua Health announced today the renewal of their strategic alliance in cancer and neuroscience services for another three years, until 2023.

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