James J. Peters VA Medical Center
Letter to our Veterans regarding coronavirus (COVID-19).
The CDC and VA are committed to reducing the spread of the flu and COVID-19. If you have a fever, cough, shortness of breath – please stay home and contact your primary care provider. Tell them about how you are feeling and any recent travel you or members of your household have taken. They will be able to discuss your appointment options and answer any questions you may have. For more information about the Coronavirus, please visit: https://www.va.gov/coronavirus/.
Also please note that group events on our calendar are all postponed until further notice.
How to apply for VA health care benefits:
• Apply online at www.va.gov
• Apply by phone at 877-222-VETS.
• Apply by mail to:
Health Eligibility Center
2957 Clairmont Road, Suite 200
Atlanta, Georgia 30329
Information on VA Burial Benefits can be found at https://www.va.gov/burials-memorials/.
Veteran Wellness While at Home During the Coronavirus Crisis
• List of remote wellness resources compiled by the Office of Patient Centered Care to help support Veteran health and well-being in the home.
Help to Quit Smoking
Thinking of quitting? JJP VAMC can help you become tobacco-free! Join the Quit Smoking Group on Wednesdays from 11am-12pm in Room 5C-02 (no appointment needed).
Visit the Primary Care Prevention Clinic Thursday mornings. Call Mr. Cruz at 718-584-9000 ext 5946 to schedule an appointment.
Visit Be Tobacco Free for more information.
New MISSION ACT
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WHOLE HEALTH ORIENTATION
Assistance for new Veterans transitioning from the service. Whole health recognizes every Veteran’s unique needs. Programs to improve Veterans’ well-being. Occurs the first Thursday of every month from 10:00am – 11:30am in Room 3D-22. For more information and to R.S.V.P., contact Ann Feder at 718-584-9000 extension 6306.