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Hines VA Outreach Team returns to Grundy County

The Grundy County VAC will host an outreach clinics in Gardner on Monday, Oct. 19.
The Grundy County VAC will host an outreach clinics in Gardner on Monday, Oct. 19.

MORRIS — The Grundy County Veterans Assistance Commission announced Friday in a press release that the Edward Hines VA Medical Center Outreach Team will be returning to Grundy County starting next week.

The Hines Outreach Team and the Grundy VAC will be in Gardner on Monday Oct. 19, 2020. In partnership with the Community Foundation of Grundy County, they are able to use the South Grundy Resource Center to offer services to southern Grundy County and surrounding areas.

The Grundy County VAC is also going to be on site during the clinic with one of their veteran service officers to help veterans with benefits and services from the Veterans Benefit Administration and the National Cemetery Administration.

“We are very excited about our improved outreach," said Ken Buck, Superintendent of the VAC. "With the availability of the new location and the addition of a service officer to the outreach, we are able to answer more questions and provide more assistance to veterans in the county.”

The Hines VAMC Outreach Team is also planning to return to Morris on the first Monday of each month to the American Legion on Washington Street starting in November.

You can also learn more about other services and programs available at Hines hospital and the community clinics.

The clinics will have flu shots available for those veteran that are enrolled in VA Health Care.

Monday, Oct. 19 at South Resource Center, 229 Liberty Street in Gardner from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 2 at the Morris American Legion, 212 W. Washington Street in Morris from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Please contact the Grundy County VAC office at 815-941-3152 to learn more about the clinics or to learn more about the variety of programs and services available to veterans.

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