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Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems Now Offering Telehealth Behavioral Health Services

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems is continuing to improve access to mental health services through telehealth visits.  Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness, but are unsure of resources that are available.  In late 2021, Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems hired […]

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Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems Promote National Nutrition Month

Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems (SVCHS) will be promoting National Nutrition Month during March to encourage patients to make informed food choices and develop sound eating and physical activity habits. National Nutrition Month was initiated in 1973 as National Nutrition Week, and it became a month-long observance in 1980 in response to growing interest in […]

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Cancer Awareness Month Begins in March

Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems will celebrate Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month throughout March to bring support and awareness to colorectal cancer. Medical Director Kristin Bresowar, MD, says, “Our main priority for this month is bringing awareness to colorectal cancer, and hopefully increasing the screening rates in southwest Virginia in the process.” Colorectal cancer is cancer […]

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Meadowview Community Health Center Accepting Donations for Local Animal Shelters

Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems’ (SVCHS) Meadowview Community Health Center is accepting donations for local animal shelters now through Monday, February 28, 2022. Donations of blankets, towels, dog food, cat food, money, and anything else you would like to donate will be accepted and donated to the Smyth County Animal Shelter in Marion, Va. and […]

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New Day Recovery to Expand Services to Tazewell

Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems (SVCHS) has expanded its New Day Recovery program to Tazewell, Va., providing Office Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT) to citizens of Tazewell and surrounding counties. The new location, New Day Recovery Tazewell, was established in collaboration with Carilion Tazewell Community Hospital (CTCH) and will be housed in leased space at the […]

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Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems Welcomes New Pediatrician to Tazewell Community Health Systems

Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems (SVCHS) welcomes Tazewell native, Tara Etter, DO, to Tazewell Community Health Center to serve as the Pediatrician. Dr. Etter comes to SVCHS with a vast background of experiences to share with her patients. She attended undergraduate at Virginia Tech and medical school at VCOM in Blacksburg, Va. Etter is board […]

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Flu Vaccinations are Available at All Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems Health Centers

Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems (SVCHS) is encouraging everyone to get their flu vaccination this year to protect against this virus and help prevent the spread of the seasonal flu to others. This week, December 5-11, 2021, is National Influenza Vaccination Week. This year, during the current COVID-19 pandemic, flu shots are being advised by […]

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