Fayetteville VA Coastal Health Care System
Veteran’s Health Fair Coming To Wilmington, NC
January 17, 2013
“Veterans in the Wilmington area can enroll in the VA health care system”
Veterans in the Wilmington area can enroll in the VA health care system, receive information and find out about various services available to them by the Fayetteville VA Medical Center Rural Health Outreach team on Jan. 22.
The medical center’s rural health team will be set up at Miller Motte College located on 5000 Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28405 on Tuesday, Jan. 22 from 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm. The rural health team consists of a nurse educator and health care specialists who can provide information on diabetes management, controlling hypertension and cholesterol levels, women’s health care, mental health services and other specialized programs available to Veterans.
An eligibility and enrollment specialist will be on-hand to discuss VA health benefits and accept Veterans’ enrollments on site. 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 Greta Ellison at (910) 624-0629 or Shannon Carlson at (910) 520-7795 at Miller Motte College.