Patients in the northern Richmond region who find themselves in a medical crisis, from Ashland to Caroline County, will have more readily available access to emergency help as early as 2025.
The Virginia Department of Health officially gave Bon Secours the green light to move forward with a project the healthcare system has had in the works for years.
When a medical emergency unfolds, minutes matter. John Emery, President of Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center is constantly monitoring that ticking clock.
"If you don't feel well," Emery said. "You want care as quickly as you can get."