There will be a town hall meeting in Cape Girardeau on Thursday that will provide information about benefits and services available to veterans. It’s is hosted by the Poplar Bluff VA Medical Center at the VFW Post #3838, located at 1049 N. Kingshighway, will start at 5:30 p.m. and will last about an hour. The meeting will offer information about veteran services and enable medical center management to gather feedback from patients, family members and the community. John J. Pershing VA Medical Center staff will be on hand to talk about how VA health care relates to the Affordable Care Act, the My HealtheVet website that enables Veterans to view their VA medical records online, opportunities to volunteer and other VA programs. In addition, veterans not currently receiving VA healthcare will be able to enroll for services. Free flu vaccinations will also be available to veterans. Those not enrolled with the medical center will also receive flu shots upon presenting their DD-214.
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