Fayetteville VA Coastal Health Care System
Veterans Health Fair Coming to Whiteville, NC
January 20, 2013
“Veterans in Columbus County can enroll in the VA health care system”
Veterans in and near the Columbus County 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. 30.
The medical center’s rural health team will be set up at the Vietnam Veterans of America Building located at 1028 South Madison Street, Whiteville, NC on Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 10:00 am to 2:00 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 available 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 Sherry Blackman at (910) 640-6638.