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April 22, 2021

Migrant Health Fair Set For May 2, 2021

ENGLISH:

The Feria de Salud (Health Fair) has been set for Sunday, May 2, 2021 beginning at 2:00 pm in the Chilhowie Town Park & Recreational Center (192 Railroad Drive Chilhowie, VA 24319) and lasting until 6:00 p.m.

This annual festival is hosted by Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems with the cooperation and help of VDH, Emory & Henry College, as well as many caring volunteers and is geared toward the Hispanic and Latino population within the area to receive needed health services. 

There will be medical and dental professionals on site. Spanish interpreters will be available at the event to assist with any needs of anyone with limited English.

The family-friendly event will be drive-thru style with patients staying in their cars to receive services, which include blood work, TDAP vaccines, health information, eye exams, and medical check-ups. Patients are required to wear masks the whole time during the event.

For more information, contact Migrant Health Coordinator, Sarah Agron, at 276-496-4492.

SPANISH:

La Feria de Salud ha sido programada para domingo, 2 de mayo empezando a la 2 pm en Chilhowie Town Park & Recreational Center (192 Railroad Drive Chilhowie, VA 24319) y dura hasta las 6 pm.

Este festival anual está organizado por Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems en coordinación con el departamento de salud, Emory & Henry College, y muchos voluntarios y tiene propósito dar servicios de salud a la comunidad Latina e Hispana en la área.

Sera proveedores médicos y dentales presentes. Intérpretes de español serán disponibles en el evento ayudar a los que tienen ingles limitado.

Este evento familiar será afuera y del auto para que los pacientes reciban servicios dentro de su carro cuales incluyen análisis de sangre, vacunas de TDAP, información de la salud, exámenes de la vista, y chequeos médicos. Pacientes tienen que llevar mascarillas durante su tiempo en el evento.

Para más información, se puede contactar la coordinadora de la Alianza de Salud, Sarah Agron a 276-496-4492.