The Festival del otoño has been set for Sunday, October 21 beginning at 1 p.m. at Grayson County High School and lasting until 5 p.m.
This festival is hosted by Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems in partnership with Twin County Regional Hospital and Grayson County Health Department and is geared toward the Hispanic and Latino population within the area and to unite the community.
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 free to the community and will offer free medical exams and dental screenings, music, dance, games and activities for children, educational health sessions, light refreshments, raffles and prizes, and information regarding local community resources.
Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems consists of a group of non-profit Community Healthcare Centers, a Migrant Health Network, Integrative Behavioral Healthcare Program, Substance Abuse Recovery Program and Southwest Virginia Regional Dental Center established to improve access to healthcare services by providing comprehensive, patient centered care to the communities we serve. SVCHS is a member of the Virginia Community Healthcare Association and is a Joint Commission accredited institution. SVCHS is governed by a community board and our clinics are not-for-profit Community Health Centers.
The mission of SVCHS is to be a community health care partnership serving the people of this region with compassionate, affordable, patient-centered primary and comprehensive care. Our vision is to provide compassionate patient-centered, affordable healthcare to all patients, nationally recognized for its excellence in all aspects of care. We live by specific guiding principles to ensure we enact our mission and vision.