Veteran town halls to be held

MARQUETTE — The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center is inviting veterans, their families, veteran service organizations and community health care partners to veteran town halls to learn about the new VA Community Care program and urgent care benefit. The town halls are being held at the following locations and times:

≤ Gwinn, at 2 p.m. ET today (VFW Post 5670, 54 N Mitchell St.)

≤ Marquette at 5 p.m. ET, today (NMU Northern Center, 1401 Presque Isle Ave.)

≤ Ishpeming, 10 a.m. ET Thursday (VFW Post 4573, 310 Bank St.)

≤ Iron River, 1:30 p.m. CT Thursday (Windsor Center, 612 W Adams St.)

The Iron River town hall will be held in conjunction with the Veterans Health Fair being held from noon to 4 p.m. CT at the Windsor Center.

For those that are unable to come in person, the Marquette town hall will also be streamed live on the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center’s Facebook page, and the video post will be available for later viewing.

Any questions can be directed to VA Public Affairs Office at 1-906-774-3300, extensions 32593 or 32001, or to the local Veteran Service Office.


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