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Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems Recognizing Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems will be recognizing the month of January as Cervical Cancer Awareness Month.  All throughout the month, patients are encouraged to wear teal to their appointments since teal is the official color of cervical cancer awareness.  On Friday, January 17, 2020, SVCHS is dedicating the day to cervical cancer awareness. Patients […]

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All SVCHS Sites Closed Christmas Day and News Years Day

All Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems will be closed on Wednesday December 25, 2019, to celebrate the Christmas holiday with our family and friends. We will open back up on Thursday, December 26, 2019 with our normal hours at each site. All sites will also be closed on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 to celebrate the New […]

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New Day Recovery to Expand Services to Bristol

New Day Recovery Bristol has been added to our services at Southwest Virginia Community Health Center’s (SVCHS) Twin City Medical Center.  New Day Recovery (NDR)  is a program of SVCHS that began operations in 2016 in an effort to provide substance use disorder treatment in a primary care office based setting using behavioral therapy, case […]

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Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems Celebrate One Year of New Facility

Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems (SVCHS)’s Tazewell Community Health’s new, state-of-the art, $3.2 million facility just celebrated its one year anniversary of opening. SVCHS officially opened the new facility on Thursday, October 25, 2018 and began seeing patients on November 5, 2018.  Ground was broken on the facility a little over a year ago after […]

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Thanksgiving Dinner Tips

We’ve all heard that the turkey you eat on Thanksgiving Day is what makes you sleepy after the big meal because it contains the amino acid Tryptophan. Tryptophan is found in turkey and it can eventually convert to serotonin (a sleep hormone), but it does not act alone. It is actually the combo of Tryptophan […]

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Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems See Increase in Mobile Mammogram Coach Numbers

Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems (SVCHS)’s Twin City Medical Center hosted the University of Virginia’s (UVA) Mobile Mammogram Coach on Thursday, November 7, 2019 with big improvements from last year. This year, there was a 13% no-show rate in comparison with the 41% from last year. 13 total patients were able to take advantage of […]

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Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems Donates to Ballad Health’s Cancer Center

Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems (SVCHS) held multiple donation drives at each site during the month of October in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Each site, Meadowview Health Clinic, Saltville Medical Center, T.K. McKee, Tazewell Community Health Center, and Twin City Medical Center, held a scarf and hat drive, which yielded a large box […]

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