Veterans Town Hall Meeting Scheduled for Jan. 26 - Bay Pines VA Healthcare System
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Veterans Town Hall Meeting Scheduled for Jan. 26

December 30, 2016

BAY PINES, FL – The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) in collaboration with the St. Petersburg VA Regional Office will host a quarterly Veterans town hall meeting on Thursday, January 26, from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  The event will take place in the auditorium located in building 20 (Post Office building), C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center. 

VA outreach services and special program representatives will also be available to assist Veterans starting at 3:00 p.m. and will be available through the duration of the event.  Services available will include VA health care enrollment and eligibility; VA benefits and claims assistance; and patient advocate services. Veterans and their loved ones, congressional stakeholders, Veterans Service Organizations and other community partners are invited to attend

During the town hall, VA leaders from both organizations will provide updates on VA operations and improvement initiatives regarding VA health care and benefits. Veterans and their families will have an opportunity to comment publicly about VA programs and services.

This event is open to media. Media representatives interested in attending are encouraged to contact Jason Dangel, Public Affairs Officer, Bay Pines VAHCS, at 727-398-9531 or email vhabaypublicaffairs@va.gov prior to the event.

For updated information about the Veterans town hall meeting or to learn more about the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, please visit www.baypines.va.gov. To learn more about the St. Petersburg VA Regional Office, please visit www.benefits.va.gov/stpetersburg.

About the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System

The Bay Pines VAHCS is one of the nation’s leading VA healthcare systems, employing more than 4,000 medical professionals and support staff dedicated to providing the very best care to Veterans residing in southwest Florida. The organization is the fourth busiest VA health care system in the country in terms of patients served and is accredited by The Joint Commission, Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and several other nationally recognized accrediting organizations. The Bay Pines VAHCS operates nine facilities to include the main medical center located in Bay Pines and outpatient clinics located in Bradenton, Cape Coral, Naples, Palm Harbor, Port Charlotte, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, and Sebring. To learn more, please visit www.baypines.va.gov, like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/vabaypines, or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/vabaypines.