Veteran services

Lebanon VAMC will hold an open house on February 14 to promote services to veterans


The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Lebanon VA Medical Center (VAMC) will host a Veterans Open House on February 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the facility’s Building 17 at 1700 S. Lincoln Ave.

Veterans will also have the option of enrolling in VA health care onsite. Veterans interested in onsite registration should bring their DD-214 along with financial information to include a copy of their most recent tax return as well as medical expense information for the last calendar year.

Questions about what to bring to register can be directed to Registration and Eligibility at 717-228-6000.

“Following the success of our first open house held in November, we look forward to continuing to provide Veterans with the opportunity to come to us and learn about our facility and the excellent care provided here, as well as connecting them. with the many advantages they enjoy. won,” said Robert W. Callahan, Jr., director of the medical center. “I encourage any local veteran who may not be aware of the VA benefits available to them or those who are not enrolled in VA health care to come see what the VA has to offer.”

The free event is open to the public and will feature many informative exhibits highlighting: registration/eligibility, suicide prevention, women’s health, clinical services, our community clinics, pharmacy services , visual impairment and rehabilitation services, veterans employment and environmental exposure programs.

Representatives from the VA Veterans Benefits Administration (Philadelphia Regional Office), National Cemetery Administration (Indiantown Gap National Cemetery), and Harrisburg Veterinary Center (Readjustment Boards) will also be put in place to highlight their programs.

Tours of the medical center facilities will be offered at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Miss Pennsylvania 2017 Katie Schreckengast will also visit the event and be on hand to meet the veterans from 1-2 p.m.

The Lebanon VA Medical Center is one of 170 medical centers nationwide with the sole purpose of providing world-class medical care to American veterans. Lebanon VAMC serves a nine-county region in south-central Pennsylvania covering Adams, Berks, Cumberland, Dauphin and Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry, Schuylkill and York counties. The Lebanon VAMC also currently oversees community clinics located in Camp Hill, Lancaster, Pottsville, Wyomissing, York and Fort Indiantown Gap.