Veterans Rural Health Fair Coming To Wilmington, NC on Oct. 15 - Fayetteville VA Coastal Health Care System
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Fayetteville VA Coastal Health Care System

 

Veterans Rural Health Fair Coming To Wilmington, NC on Oct. 15

September 28, 2012

     Veterans in the Wilmington community can enroll in the VA health care system, receive health information and find out about various services available to them from representatives of the Fayetteville VA Medical Center Rural Health Outreach team at the Harvest Health, Wellness and Safety Fair in Wilmington, NC on October 15.


     The medical center’s health team will be set up at Cape Fear Community College, 411 North Front Street, Schwartz Center, Wilmington, NC on Monday, October 15 from 10 am to 1pm.  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 Dianne Jones, Cape Fear Community College, at (910) 362-7332.