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Jan 23

Elite Airways Introduces Service to New York City Area

Posted on January 23, 2017 at 8:05 AM by Communications Department

$99 to Islip/Long Island and New York/Newark

Thinking of doing a little late winter travelling? elite logo_SCBeginning March 13, Elite Airways start their inaugural flights from Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF), with service to New York/Newark, and Islip/Long Island. Flights are scheduled for three times a week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, to and from both destinations, departing PHF in the early morning, with late afternoon return flights.

The new service will be very affordable with fares starting as low as $99 each way, including all taxes and fees. Two aircraft and crews are home-based elite1_SCright here in Newport News at PHF. Elite Airways’ success comes with offering conveniences such as no change fees, free first checked bag (up to 50 lbs.), free carry-on bag, free in-flight snacks and non-alcoholic beverages and a pet–friendly flying experience.

So, if you are looking for a quick get-away weekend, planning on traveling for Easter or going on a business trip, fly Elite Airways from the convenience of Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport. To view flight schedules or book a flight, visit the Elite Airways website.
Jan 23

Celebrate Healthcare 2017 Mega Enrollfest

Posted on January 23, 2017 at 8:04 AM by Communications Department

Enrollment deadline is January 31st

On Saturday, January 28, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and Sunday, January 29 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, join Celebrate Healthcare, an advocacy and outreach organization, Hampton Newport New Community Service Board and other megafest_SCagencies as they host the 2017 Mega Enrollfest at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Drive in Hampton.

Representatives at the event will assist attendees with Health Insurance enrollment before the January 31st enrollment deadline passes. Financial Assistance will also be available. In addition, a health and wellness expo will offer health screenings, HIV testing, chair massages and more. Seminars will be open to participants that include topics such as mental illness, opioid information, fitness & nutrition tips, Veterans health and wellness information, Offender Reentry/Transition Resources and on-site notaries for restoration of rights issues.

 On Saturday at noon, special guests Governor Terry McAuliffe and Congressman Robert ‘Bobby’ Scott will be at the Mega Enrollfest.

For More information call 757 - 287- 0277 or visit Celebrate Healthcare online.
Jan 23

Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters in Tech Center Expands hours

Posted on January 23, 2017 at 8:01 AM by Communications Department

Facility now open 7 days a week

Toddler Alexandria Hamilton, shown here family_SCwith her parents and Dr. Theresa Guins of Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD), was the first patient seen when the hospital recently opened the Peninsula’s first urgent care center just for kids. Located at 680 Oyster Point Road in Marketplace at Tech Center, CHKD Urgent Care center is now open seven days a week from 4:00 PM to 11:00 PM Monday through Friday and 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM Saturday and Sunday.

The center is staffed by CHKD pediatricians, nurses and physician assistants who provide care for common childhood illnesses and injuries including colds, flu, sinus and ear infections, asthma, gastrointestinal issues, sports and orthopedic injuries and suturing for cuts that need stitches. X-ray and lab capabilities are also on-site.
For more information, visit