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New COVID-19 Vaccine Mega-Site to Open Dec. 7 in Mount Laurel

December 3, 2021 - A new version of the Burlington County COVID-19 Vaccine Mega-Site will open on December 7 in Mount Laurel to serve everyone from newly eligible children to adults needing booster doses or first shots.

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Virtua Health Welcomes Renowned Cardiothoracic and Transplant Surgeon to Lead Cardiovascular Services

November 29, 2021 - Virtua Health is pleased to welcome Chun (Dan) Choi, MD, as vice president of clinical operations for the cardiovascular service line.

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CHOP at Virtua Pediatrician Offers Advice For Parents Regarding Covid-19 Vaccines

November 23, 2021 - With the holidays drawing near, CHOP at Virtua pediatrician Jeff Seiden, MD, is encouraging parents to pursue COVID-19 vaccination for their children ages 5 to 11.

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Virtua to Distribute 1,000 Free Turkeys Plus Produce in Willingboro and Camden

November 17, 2021 - Virtua will give away frozen turkeys and fresh produce to at least 1,000 local families – 500 in Burlington County and 500 in Camden County – who otherwise might not be able to afford them.

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Rowan University and Virtua Health to Partner on Education, Research, and Patient Care

November 9, 2021 - The boards of trustees for Rowan University and Virtua Health have approved the signing of a letter of intent to expand their organizations’ relationship.

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Virtua Launches 'Here to Serve' Program for Military Personnel and Families

November 2, 2021 - South Jersey’s largest health system has started a new program to better serve the health care needs of the local military community. The initiative is called “Here to Serve.”

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Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital First in Nation to Implant Investigational Technology for Treatment of Heart Arrhythmia

October 28, 2021 - Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital cardiologists recently became the first in the nation to implant an investigational defibrillation lead designed to treat people with ventricular tachycardia (VT),

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Virtua Health Recognized for Excellence in Technology for 10th Consecutive Year

October 15, 2021 - Virtua Health has been named a Most Wired health system in the U.S. by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) for the tenth straight year and the 13th time overall.

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Virtua Health Opens the Only Freestanding Midwifery Birth & Wellness Center in South Jersey

October 7, 2021 - Virtua has opened a Midwifery Birth & Wellness Center - the only freestanding birth center in South Jersey – for a natural approach to labor and birth in a home-like setting.

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Study Names Virtua Health Among Nation's Top Health Care Brands

October 5, 2021 - Virtua Health, South Jersey’s largest health system, is ranked among the country’s best health-system brands, and ranked highest in New Jersey, according to a recent report.

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Virtua Launches COVID-19 Booster Shots for Staff

October 4, 2021 - Virtua Health is working to protect its staff and the community by providing COVID-19 booster shots to its workforce.

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South Jerseys First Proton Therapy Center Takes Giant Step Forward with Delivery of 90-ton Particle Accelerator from Europe

September 23, 2021: The cyclotron, centerpiece of the forthcoming proton therapy center, arrived in mid-September.

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Virtua Ambulatory Surgery Centers Named to Newsweek List

September 17, 2021 - Twelve ambulatory surgery centers affiliated with Virtua are among Newsweek’s list of the best ASCs in the nation. In total, Virtua is affiliated with 43 percent of these high-performing facilities.

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Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Performs 1,000th 'TAVR' to Replace Failing Heart Valves

August 25, 2021 - Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital recently performed its 1,000th transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), an innovative, minimally invasive procedure to help the heart pump blood to the rest of the body.

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Burlington County and Virtua Health Collaborate on Mobile Vaccine Campaign

August 17, 2021 – The Burlington County Health Department and Virtua Health have joined forces to bring COVID-19 vaccines to residents of traditionally underserved communities.

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