PRINCETON, W.Va. — After years of work and waiting, eligible veterans in southern West Virginia will have access to primary medical care services at a new VA clinic in Mercer County.
Beckley VA Medical Center Director Karin L. McGraw announced Wednesday that the Secretary of Veterans Affairs approved a VA clinic to be located at 1511 North Walker Street in Princeton. The Princeton VA Clinic will be an extension of the medical center and will offer access to primary care and telehealth services.
“Beckley VA is committed to providing primary care and mental health care for veterans in our entire catchment area” McGraw said in Wednesday’s announcement. “We are working to enhance these outreach efforts in Mercer County to help improve the availability of services to our south.”
The Princeton VA Clinic is expected to open by the summer of 2015, according to Debbie Voloski, public affairs officer for the Beckley VA. The clinic will have the capacity to provide primary care services to a total of 1,200 veterans…