Mayor Presents Proclamation to Twin County Regional Healthcare

May 13, 2020

Twin County Regional Healthcare received an official proclamation by Galax City Council naming May 10 -16, 2020 as National Hospital Week for Galax. Mayor C. M. Mitchell presented the proclamation to Twin County Regional Healthcare’s leadership. The proclamation reads:

WHEREAS, healthcare is critical to sustaining and improving the communities we serve; and

WHEREAS, Hospital Week celebrates men and women who improve the health of their communities through compassionate patient care; and

WHEREAS, in 2019, Twin County Regional Healthcare provided nearly $11 million in uncompensated care to those in need and other economic impact services; and

WHEREAS, in 2019, Twin County Regional Healthcare provided $900,000 in capital improvements to ensure the community’s healthcare needs are met; and

WHEREAS, Twin County Regional Healthcare employs more than 500 individuals, generating revenue in our local economic activity; and

WHEREAS, Twin County Regional Healthcare is a top five employer in the city of Galax; and

WHEREAS, Twin County Regional Healthcare is dedicated to providing quality care, education, and leadership to patients, families and visitors; and

WHEREAS, Hospital Week is an opportunity to thank all the dedicated individuals at Twin County Regional Healthcare for their outstanding contributions;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of  Galax, Virginia, does hereby recognize May 10-16, 2020, as NATIONAL HOSPITAL WEEK in Galax, Virginia, and this observance is called to the attention of all our citizens.

Pictured left to right:  Robin Pack, Executive Director of Quality and ECO; Gregory Pearson, CEO, Henrietta Skeens, CFO; William Alley, Interim CNO; Steve Markham, HRD; and C.M. Mitchell, Mayor of City of Galax