Veterans Hotline: Veterans Day activities planned

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Ed Wilkinson

Veterans day is Sunday, Nov. 11.

There are various activities planned for the weekend, so please try to attend.

Remember, this Friday, Nov. 9, a Veterans Service will take place at the Moffat County High School at 8:45 a.m.

Starting at 11:30 a.m., there will be a luncheon hosted by American Northwest Realty for all veterans and their families. The luncheon will be at the American Legion Hall on Moffat County Road 7.

On Sunday, Nov. 11, the Thunder Rolls Bowling Center will have free bowling for Veterans starting at 1 p.m. Any proceeds taken in will be donated to the Wounded Warriors program through the Bowlers to Veterans Link.

Craig Telehealth Clinic reminder

The Craig Community Telehealth Clinic offers U.S. vveterans state-of-the-art technology as well as onsite nursing support and remote practitioner availability.

Our goal is to provide an extensive array of healthcare services to our veterans in a setting that is both accessible and professional. In order to appropriately plan and coordinate your visit, access to the clinic is by appointment only.

The clinic will [can] NOT handle emergency needs. Flu shot walk-ins are still on-going for Vets currently enrolled in the VAMC Healthcare system.

For more information all 824-6721.

Tele-psych services now available

Veterans can now get tele-pysch services at the Craig VA Telehealth clinic.

All they need to do is call 970 263-2824 to set up a follow-up appointment for their mental health visit to be done there.

If there are any questions contact Jayne Scribner at VAMC Grand Junction via phone or email. Her email address is Jayne.Scribner@va.gov

For more information

For information on these programs and/or other veterans’ benefits, call or stop in the Moffat County VSO office at 480 Barclay St. (west of the Bank of Colorado parking lot).

Call 970-824-3246 or use the fax 970-824-7108. Our e-mail address is veterans@moffatcounty.net.

The office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Other times can be arranged by appointment only.

Bring a copy of your separation papers (DD-214) for application for VA programs and for filing at our office.

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