Fayetteville VA Coastal Health Care System
Veterans Rural Health Outreach Team Coming To Sanford, NC
August 16, 2013
Veterans in and around the Sanford area can enroll in the VA health care system and receive health information about various services available to them from representatives of the Fayetteville VA Medical Center (VAMC) Rural Health Outreach team on August 28.
The medical center’s rural health team will be set up in the Annual Boomer, Senior and Caregiver Expo Dennis A. Wicker Center located at 1801 Nash Street in Sanford, NC on Wednesday, Aug. 28 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 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 Veteran Services Officer, Judi Womack at 919-776-0501 ext. 2230.