Veteran’s Health Fair in Jacksonville, NC on Nov. 30 - Fayetteville VA Coastal Health Care System
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Fayetteville VA Coastal Health Care System

 

Veteran’s Health Fair in Jacksonville, NC on Nov. 30

November 23, 2012

Veteran’s Health Fair in Jacksonville, NC on Nov. 30


“First Annual Veterans Helping Veterans Symposium”

Veterans in the Jacksonville community can enroll in the VA health care system, receive health information and find out about various services available to them by the Fayetteville VA Medical Center Rural Health Outreach team on Nov. 30.
          

The medical center’s rural health team will be set up for the 1st Annual Veterans Helping Veterans event held at the Fellowship Baptist Church and Christian Academy, 7 East Blvd, Jacksonville, NC 28546 on Friday, Nov. 30, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 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.


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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.