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CHKD opens new Lightfoot health center

CHKD opens new Lightfoot health center

The Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters opened a new Health Center in Lightfood earlier this month.

The hospital, whose main facility is in Norfolk, has 12 other health centers around Hampton Roads. The newest opened Jan. 9 and is the fourth on the Peninsula.

The Lightfoot location, at Richmond Road and Lightfoot Road, is the northernmost facility the hospital has built. The remaining Peninsula locations are in Newport News and Hampton.

"We're very concerned with making sure that children have access to our specialized care as close to home as possible," said CHKD Chief Operation Officer John Harding. "We identified that several patients in that...