Veteran Affairs Clinic In The Works

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Jasper, GA – A Veterans Affairs (VA) Clinic is coming to East Church Street next to Save-A-Lot Pickens County. It is expected to serve 6,000 veterans a year and is said to open in 2018.
The Atlanta VA Health Care System has entered into a lease agreement with AFTK, LLC that will bring the clinic to Pickens.

The Veterans Health Administration is the largest integrated health care system in the United States, providing care at 1,245 health care facilities, including 170 VA Medical Centers, and 1,065 outpatient sites of care.

VA Clinic’s provide a wide range of services including critical care, mental health, orthopedics, pharmacy, radiology, and physical therapy. In addition, most of the centers offer other medical and surgical specialty services.

Greg Kendall, Atlanta VA Medical Center public affairs officer stated, the Pickens County clinic will provide primary care and mental health services to veterans in Pickens, Dawson, Cherokee, Gilmer, Lumpkin and surrounding counties.

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2 Comments

  1. Timothy Sullivan April 29, 2018 at 9:43 pm

    As a veteran who now has to travel to Oakwood and I live in Ellijay Georgia which is in Gilmer County I am looking forward to the new clinic in Jasper Georgia. I I would like to know if there is a opening date scheduled for that clinic in Jasper.

  2. Henry Patton October 11, 2018 at 11:27 am

    A veteran who lives in Ballground and travels to Oakwood or lawrenceville a clinic in Jasper would be great and am looking forward to it opening. Do we have a opening date?

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