Butler VA Health Care System
THE ARMSTRONG COUNTY VA CLINIC HAS MOVED
February 10, 2010
To better meet the needs of Veterans in Armstrong County, VA Butler Healthcare has relocated its Armstrong County VA Outpatient Clinic from the campus of the Armstrong County Memorial Hospital (ACMH) to the 2nd floor of the Klingensmith Pharmacy Building (corner of 4th Avenue and Ford Street), 313 Ford Street, Suite 2B, Ford City, Pennsylvania.
ACMH was awarded the contract for the Armstrong County VA Outpatient Clinic in October 2009. VA Butler and ACMH are also pleased to announce the addition of Michael P. Ondich, D.O., and Mary Ann Veremeychik, CRNP, to the staff at the new location. ACMH will provide primary care and lab services. The new contract also provides for expanded VA behavioral health services such as Tele-mental health. Currently, there are 1,200 patients served at the Armstrong County VA Clinic. With the relocation of the clinic and expansion of services, it is anticipated that the number of Veterans served will grow to 1,500 by the end of the year.
Existing patients are to keep their current appointments, but are to report to the clinics new location at the Klingensmith Pharmacy Building. For directions or
to speak to your Armstrong County VA Clinic primary care provider, Veterans can call 724-763-4090. New Veteran patients wishing to enroll at the clinic are to contact VA Butler’s Registration/Enrollment Office at 724-477-5011.
VA Butler Healthcare, located on a scenic wooded 88-acre campus in the heart of Butler County, Pennsylvania, is the provider of choice for over 17,000 Veterans throughout Western Pennsylvania and parts of Ohio. VA Butler, a member of VA Healthcare-VISN 4, provides primary care, specialty care, mental health and social support services to Veterans at its main campus and serves a rural Veteran population through community based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) in Armstrong County, southern Butler County (Cranberry Township), Clarion County, Lawrence County, and Mercer County. VA Butler Healthcare has over 6OO employees and volunteers dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of America’s heroes, now and in the future. For more information about VA Butler Healthcare, and links to special programs and initiatives, interested persons can log onto http://www.butler.va.gov. Media queries and requests should be directed to David Virag at (724)-285-2576 or David.Virag@va.gov.