TCRH to Host Women’s Health Expo September 26, 2017

September 15, 2017

Twin County Regional Healthcare (TCRH) will host a Women’s Health Expo on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 floating from 4:30pm to 7:30pm at Chestnut Creek School of the Arts located at 100 North Main Street in Galax.

This free event will include health and wellness booths; beauty, shopping, art and more as well as door prizes, give aways and refreshments. 

Guest speakers will begin at 6:30pm including Dr. Carlos Blattner, OB/GYN; Dr. Mike Jawhar, Twin County Surgery; Kim Kimble, Twin County Regional Hospital Mammography and Lisa Bottomley, American Cancer Society.

Free screenings will be offered to the community including: blood pressure, BMI (body mass index) and pulse oximetry. Other services provided by the Virginia Department of Health include: bone density, HgA1c and flu vaccines.

Free health education will be available including, but not limited to, early heart attack care, stroke awareness, nutrition and diabetes information along with community resources including: Every Woman’s Life and Road to Recovery programs.

Twin County Regional Healthcare would like thank community partners including Chestnut Creek School of the Arts and Twin County Prevention Coalition.

To pre-register for the Women’s Health Expo, please call 1.800.424.DOCS (3627). The first 100 registrants will be entered into a prize drawing.  Pre-registration is not required. For more information, please visit www.tcrh.org or find TCRH on Facebook.

About Twin County Regional Healthcare

Twin County Regional Hospital (TCRH) is the flagship of the Twin County Regional Healthcare delivery system, a Duke LifePoint Healthcare affiliate, centered on the mission “Making Communities Healthier®.  The hospital is located in Galax, Virginia, the center of the Twin Counties of Grayson and Carroll Counties in Southwest Virginia. 

Twin County Regional Hospital has been the anchor and the region’s leader of healthcare for 44 years offering services such as acute care, cardiac rehab/cardio direct, cardiology, cardiopulmonary services, diabetes education, diagnostic imaging, emergency services, gastroenterology, lab/lab direct, occupational health, orthopedics, rehabilitation services, sleep center, stroke center, surgical services, teleneurology, wellness center, women’s health and birthing center and many other services.

The hospital and the Twin County Physician Practices (Galax, Hillsville & Independence; Behavioral Health; Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT); Pain; Pediatrics; Surgery, Urgent Care and Urology) – continually develop and improve services as well as outreach programs in response to community need based on a foundation of teamwork, compassion and respect for all.  For additional information, please visit www.tcrh.org or find TCRH on Facebook.

About Chestnut Creek School of the Arts

Chestnut Creek School of the Arts, a collaborative project with the City of Galax, preserves and promotes the cultural heritage of southwest Virginia by fostering artistic and individual growth through classes in visual and performing arts, heritage and contemporary craft and traditional music by providing an environment and the resources conducive to learning. For more information you may call 276.236.3500, visit the website at www.chestnutcreekarts.org or main facility located at 100 North Main Street in Galax.

About Twin County Prevention Coalition

Twin County Prevention Coalition’s mission is improving the quality of life for the entire community by promoting healthy lifestyles and nutrition in order to reduce and prevent substance use and chronic diseases.  For more information, visit www.tcprevent.com.