A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 at the Princeton, WV VA Clinic. The ceremony was held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, but the clinic actually opened at the location on North Walker St. back in June. Congressman Evan Jenkins (R-WV) attended the ribbon cutting.
It is an extension of the VA Medical Center in Beckley, and provides access to primary care and telehealth services for 1,200 Veterans. Veterans who were receiving care at the Mobile Outpatient Clinic in Bluefield were reassigned to the Princeton VA Clinic. Eligible veterans who live in southern West Virginia are encouraged to seek primary care services at the new clinic by calling 304-425-8105.
Meanwhile, a town hall meeting will be held on Thursday, Aug. 6 to discuss the re-location of a community outpatient clinic within Greenbrier County. The clinic in Maxwelton closed last year due to problems with the air. The meeting on Thursday, will be held at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Roland P. Sharp Alumni Center. It will begin at 6 p.m.