Sentara Williamsburg fighting in-hospital infections with copper

Based on a recent clinical trial at Norfolk’s Sentara Leigh Hospital, Sentara Williamsburg will begin using anti-microbial copper-infused sheets, gowns, bed handrails and bedside tables. (Courtesy Sentara)

Patients at Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center will be seeing copper this year. Based on a recent clinical trial at Norfolk’s Sentara Leigh Hospital, Sentara Williamsburg will begin using anti-microbial copper-infused sheets, gowns, bed handrails and bedside tables, Sentara said in a release. The copper-infused linens come in tan and salmon colors. The move comes in […]

Billie Jo (Rhodes) Webb, 68, a certified nurse’s assistant for nearly 40 years

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Billie Jo (Rhodes) Webb, 68, passed away peacefully at her home in Williamsburg, Virginia, on January 3, 2016, after a battle with brain cancer. Mrs. Webb served as a certified nurse’s assistant (CNA) for nearly 40 years at Williamsburg Community Hospital, which was renamed “Sentara Hospital.” She applied her many CNA skills to care for […]

Beverly Amelia Rutherford, 68

Beverly Amelia Rutherford, born April 23, 1947, recently of Williamsburg, VA, passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2015. She was employed and retired from Sentara Medical Center, and was also employed as a real estate agent for Keller Williams in Virginia and in California. Beverly also enjoyed playing and watching tennis, horseback riding, going to […]