Healthcare Workshop Held in Danville

Danville, VA - Nearly 100 people attended a healthcare workshop in Danville Wednesday, learning about new healthcare laws.

University of Virginia professor Dr. Arthur Garson spoke at the workshop.

Garson pointed out that healthcare affects out economy

"Healthcare is complicated and the issue is, it affects everybody, whether it's you today, or you tomorrow, or your child tomorrow or your grandparents. So it's really important to get the best information we can to people in as simple a way as possible," Garson said.

The event was sponsored by the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Stuart James Grant Trust and the UVA Engaging the Mind Lecture Series.