Veterans

March 29, 2013

Retiree Council shares news, notes

Michael Roberts

This month’s article focuses on local and online Veteran Administration resources. While some of this information may previously have been published, it is important to continue to keep retirees and eligible veterans informed of their availability.

Sierra Vista Community Based Outpatient Clinic
The Sierra Vista Community Based Outpatient Clinic is designed to deliver Primary Care Services to eligible veterans living in southeastern Arizona.
Services and scope of care include:

  • Education
  • Eligibility and enrollment
  • Health maintenance
  • Health promotion
  • Health screening
  • Specimen collection laboratory
  • Management of acute and chronic diseases
  • Medication education and counseling
  • Mental health
  • Nutrition
  • Optometry services
  • Pharmacist
  • Physical therapy
  • Primary care
  • Radiology
  • Returning Combat Veterans Program
  • Routine procedures, such as dermatologic procedures, skin tests, dressing changes and immunizations
  • Social work
  • Telehealth
  • Women’s health
  • Wound care

Location and hours of operation:
101 N. Coronado Dr. Suite A, Sierra Vista – Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., excluding federal holidays

For more information, contact 459.1529 or http://www.tucson.va.gov/CBOCs/sierravista.asp.

My HealtheVet provides health assistance
My HealtheVet offers tips and tools to help retirees and veterans partner with their health care team, who work together to manage retirees’ and veterans’ health. The support tools on this page are designed to enrich the experience with My HealtheVet and help users make informed decisions.

The My HealtheVet Virtual Tour is a multimedia presentation of the many features one can find on the My HealtheVet website. View it online at https://www.myhealth.va.gov/mhv-portal-web/anonymous.portal?_nfpb=true&_nfto=false&_pageLabel=mhvHome.

Location changes for next RC meeting
The next Retiree Council quarterly meeting will take place on April 12, 10 a.m., in Murr Community Center due to a conflict with the Army Community Service conference room on that day. All military retirees are invited to attend.




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