VA Palo Alto Health Care System
VA Palo Alto Health Care System Announces Q3 Veterans Town Halls
May 23, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kim Betton, (650) 285-7487, Kim.Betton@va.gov
Michael Hill-Jackson, (650) 444-7380, Michael.Hill-Jackson@va.gov
Palo Alto, Calif. - VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS) is hosting a series of Veterans Town Halls for Fiscal Year 2019, Quarter 3. Two special town halls focused solely on the upcoming VA MISSION Act implementation will kick off the series, one on Facebook Live, May 28, 1:00 p.m. PST, (www.facebook.com/vapahcs), and one at the VA Palo Alto Division's Ed Stallings Auditorium, June 3, 2:30 p.m.
Additional Town Halls within the community will start on Tuesday, June 4, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at the Redwood City American Legion Post 105, 651 El Camino Real, Redwood City, Calif. 94063.
Veterans and their families are invited to attend these public forums where VAPAHCS leaders provide updated information about the medical center’s programs and services and address Veterans’ questions and concerns.
“These Town Halls are vital to our commitment to supporting our Veterans,” said Thomas J. Fitzgerald III, Army Veteran and Director of VA Palo Alto Health Care System. “We make it a priority to listen to our Veterans and share with them best practices for the quality care and patient experience that VAPAHCS provides – we are proud to serve those who have served.”
Town Hall attendees include Veteran Service Organizations, Veterans Affairs Voluntary Service Representatives, Veterans Business Administration, Veterans Service Officers, local congressional staff, media and other key stakeholders. The Veterans Town Halls are routine meetings that occur quarterly at VAPAHCS.
Click here for the complete list of Veterans Town Halls for Fiscal Year 2019, Quarter 3.
About VA Palo Alto Health Care System
The VA Palo Alto Health Care System consists of three inpatient facilities located at Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Livermore, Calif. Also, there are seven outpatient clinics in San Jose, Capitola, Monterey, Stockton, Modesto, Sonora and Fremont, Calif. These nationally-recognized facilities provide award-winning medical care and cutting-edge technology. Along with its academic affiliate at the Stanford University School of Medicine, the more than 6,200 staff and volunteers operate nearly 900 beds, including three nursing homes and a 100-bed homeless domiciliary, showing its more than 85,000 enrolled Veterans that they are “Serving those who Served.” Visit us on the web at www.paloalto.va.gov. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.