Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems (SVCHS) welcomes Registered Dietitian, Caitlin Davis. SVCHS is grateful to be the recipient of a gift from the late Tom Merrihue. Mr. Merrihue had a great concern for the health and wellbeing of the residents of Meadowview and surrounding communities. In honor of his gift, […]
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 […]
Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems’ Dietitian-Approved Recipe of the Month is Healthier Shepherd’s Pie If you have any medical nutrition therapy needs, please ask your provider for a Nutrition Referral to the SVCHS Registered Dietitian, Caitlin Davis.
Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems’ is beginning a Dietitian-Approved Recipe of the Month beginning this month with Glazed Pork Tenderloin Medallions. If you have any medical nutrition therapy needs, please ask your provider for a Nutrition Referral to the SVCHS Registered Dietitian, Caitlin Davis.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
With the recent Medicaid expansion in Virginia, which took effect, January 1, 2019 and the Open Enrollment period currently open, Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems has Outreach and Enrollment Specialists who can assist area residents to understand their insurance options. From November 1, 2019 until December 15, 2019, Open Enrollment […]
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. Clinical Director, Jill Talbert, RN, said, “We have already seen a few confirmed cases of the flu at […]
More than 23 million Americans are in long-term recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs and are living proof that recovery is real and that it benefits themselves, their families and communities. This observance is held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services […]