The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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June 29, 2013

VA Medical Center team to visit holiday event

The Beckley VAMC’s Rural Health Team will be at the Alderson 4th of July Celebration.

Veterans can enroll in the VA health care system and find out about various services available to them through the Veterans Health Administration from representatives of the Beckley VA Medical Center.

An eligibility and enrollment team member will be on hand to provide information on VA health benefits and accept enrollment applications from anyone who has served in the U.S. military.

Veterans are encouraged to bring a copy of their DD Form 214 (discharge paperwork) to expedite enrollment into the VA system.

The team will also include nurses, who will be able to discuss such issues as diabetes management and provide information on controlling hypertension and cholesterol levels.

For more information on eligibility and enrollment, call Rural Health at 304-255-2121, ext. 3232.

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