Skip to comments.VA To Look At Closing Hot Springs Facility
Posted on 01/08/2014 10:46:17 PM PST by DakotaGator
The Department of Veteran Affairs announced Tuesday night that the VA Black Hills Health Care System will initiate an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to look at proposed reconfiguration of services at the Hot Springs VA Facility.
Secretary Eric Shinseki met with South Dakota representatives Tuesday to announce that the VA would move forward with plans that could potentially close the Hot Springs VA.
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Veterans are concerned that they will no longer receive veterans healthcare but receive ever-dwindling "contract" civilian healthcare with no continuity of care.
Save The Va's proposals were very well thought out, and well presented, but reminded me of this:
We live just outside Hot Springs, and the VA hospital was one factor in why we relocated here in the 90s. It was a potential job source if I needed to get back into patient care; instead, they started closing down services one by one.
Save the VA will be holding an informational town hall meeting on January 27, 2014 at 6:30pm at the Mueller Civic Center in Hot Springs.
Thanks for the information. That is one of my nights to work.
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