Fayetteville VA Coastal Health Care System
VA Rural Health Team Coming To Oak Island, N.C. June 26, 2012
June 16, 2012
VA Rural Health Team Coming To Oak Island, N.C.
Veterans in the Oak Island community can enroll in the VA health care system, receive health information, and find out about various services available to them through the Veterans Health Administration from representatives of the Fayetteville VA Medical Center.
The center’s Rural Health Team will be set up at the Oak Island Parks and Recreation Building (Sea Turtle Room) 3033 E Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, NC 28465 on Tuesday, June 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The team consists of a nurse educator who can provide materials and discuss such issues as diabetes management and tips on controlling hypertension and cholesterol levels. An eligibility and enrollment specialist will be on-hand to discuss VA health benefits and accept Veterans’ enrollments on the spot. Information on mental health servcies and women's health care will also be available.
Anyone who served in the U.S. military is invited to attend the event. Veterans are highly encouraged to bring a copy of their DD Form 214 (discharge paperwork) and last year’s financial information to expedite enrollment in the system.
For more information, please contact the Fayetteville Veterans Medical Center Public Affairs Officer, Robin DeMark, at (910) 488-2120, ext. 5991 or contact Anita Hartsell, Veteran Service Officer at (910)-253-2233.