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Carilion Clinic Life-Guard awards Burnt Chimney Volunteer Fire Department and Franklin County Public Safety with "Call of the Year" award

The Burnt Chimney Volunteer Fire Department and Franklin County Public Safety are being recognized by Carilion Clinic Life-Guard with the “Call of the Year” award for their response to a September 25, 2014 head-on collision on Burnt Chimney Road.

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Virginia Health Care Foundation awards Carilion Clinic $75,000 grant to improve access to health insurance for children

The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) has awarded Carilion Clinic with a $75,000 Project Connect grant to support local outreach and enrollment efforts that will help families in Roanoke apply for Virginia’s state-sponsored health insurance programs for children (FAMIS and FAMIS Plus).

Virginia's First Lady Helping to Combat the "Summer Slide"

To a child, the start of summer vacation usually means three months of uninterrupted fun and exploration. For many educators and health care providers, however, the summertime brings a new list of concerns. The end of a school year marks a three-month hiatus from educational programming and, for many children, proper nutrition. This interruption in a child’s development has been coined the “summer slide.” 

Dr. Alice Ackerman speaks with First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe

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