04.12.11

Senator Burr Welcomes Expanded Veterans Clinic to Wilmington

Senator Richard Burr (R-N.C.), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, today welcomed a new, expanded health clinic designed to serve veterans living in Wilmington, NC, and its surrounding area. Specialty services provided at the new community based outpatient clinic (CBOC) include optometry, audiology, podiatry, and neurology along with primary care and mental health services.

"This clinic has been a long time coming. The veterans of Wilmington and the surrounding areas will soon have access to a wide variety of services and higher-quality care. I will continue to keep an eye on this clinic's progress to make sure it comes together in a responsible and timely manner," said Senator Richard Burr.

The new clinic will provide almost eight times the clinical space of the previous location, according to information provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Expanded services also include mental health, social work, women's health, and telehealth capabilities, along with ample parking. The new clinic is scheduled to open in 2013.