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VA to host virtual town hall meeting for women veterans


Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital, in partnership with other medical centers within the VISN 15 VA Heartland Network, will host a virtual town hall meeting for women veterans from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, March 20. Among the topics of discussion will be the new PACT Act that expands VA health care and benefits for veterans.

Any woman veteran may attend the virtual event by dialing in or streaming it live:

Participant Dial-In: 1-833-380-0517

Participant Streaming: access.live/WomenVeteranFocusedTownHall

Neither the video link nor telephone number will be active until a few minutes before the town hall meeting begins.

Nationally, the number of women veterans using VA health services has tripled since 2001, growing from 159,810 to over 550,000 today. In fact, women make up 30 percent of all new Veterans Health Administration patients.

The VISN 15 VA Heartland Network is one of 22 Veterans Integrated Service Networks (VISN) located throughout the United States, providing health care services to veterans in Kansas and Missouri, as well as parts of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Arkansas.