Woodbridge sufferers will see an enormous change to the Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center emergency division following a $1 million funding venture.

Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center’s renovated emergency division ready space. (Courtesy Sentara)

A $1 million funding venture within the emergency division of The Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center in Woodbridge is full.

Jeff Joyner, president of Sentara Northern Virginia Media Center in Prince William County, stated the upgrades embody a pair of devoted trauma rooms.

“The new trauma rooms are an amazing useful resource for the group. They allow our medical workers to work extra effectively in responding to probably the most severe accidents,” Joyner stated in a news release.

Beyond the extra trauma rooms, the redesign included “a brand new speedy evaluation room, a spotlight care space to deal with and launch ambulatory sufferers shortly and expanded provide storage.” It additionally included a transformed ready space.

Joyner stated the funding improves safety at emergency entrances too, bringing walk-through weapons scanners and 24-hour safety to the division.

“So far, suggestions has been constructive about our new security measures,” he stated, including that the safety system will quickly be added to the hospital’s most important entrance “to additional improve affected person, workers, and customer security.”

Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center stated the enhancements will mark a serious enchancment for the emergency division, which had greater than 50,000 affected person visits in 2023.

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