Fayetteville VA Medical Center Re-Opens Wilmington Site


Wilmington, NC (WWAY) — Florence forced about 7,000 patients to reschedule their appointments with the Fayetteville Veteran Affairs Medical Center.

Thursday morning, the Wilmington Health Care Center re-opened its doors offering primary care, mental health, pharmacy, lab and radiology service.

Emergency VA doctors have come from around the country have come to lend a hand.

The center also opened the parking lot to the Virginia and Fayetteville clinic mobile units.

Some patients were in desperate need of this re-opening.

One patient, Kathy Sigg, who traveled to the site from New Bern, was so thankful to finally get the medical attention she needed.

“This was the third appointment that I rescheduled to be seen so when that happened to me Wednesday or whatever. I was really really upset to drive all that way and [see] red tape,” said Sigg.

The health care center is located at 1705 Gardner Road.

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