Bay Pines VA Opens New Clinic in St. Petersburg
The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System is opening its newest location in St. Petersburg on January 19th. The new clinic is located at 840 Dr. MLK Jr. Street N., St. Petersburg FL 33705.
What: St. Petersburg VA Clinic Ribbon Cutting
Come take a look at the newest location for Veteran healthcare in Pinellas County
When: January 19, 2010 at 9:00 am
Location: 840 Dr. MLK Jr. Street N., St. Petersburg FL 33705
Approximately 2,000 square feet of the clinic will be used to house our Mental Health Intensive Case Management program which is a program for seriously mentally ill patients. There will be approximately 15 staff working for this program who were previously located at Bay Pines. Most of the work by these staff members is done in the community, where the veterans live.
Last year, approximately 1,200 veterans sought care at the St. Petersburg VA Clinic and almost 6,000 outpatient visits were conducted. The new location and expansion in services will allow for additional patient capacity at the new clinic.
Following the 9:00 am ribbon cutting, tours will be offered until 10:00 am and then the clinic will begin seeing patients with scheduled appointments.