Locally, the Canandaigua VA Medical Center and the Rochester VA Outpatient Clinic care for those who have served the nation, but many veterans aren’t aware of the benefits available to them, according to a release from the Canandaigua VA Medical Center.
Those who enroll in the VA health-care system are eligible to receive a comprehensive benefits package, often at low or no cost to the veteran. Veterans in need of health care are encouraged to call and check on the latest eligibility and benefits information.
To reach the Canandaigua VA Medical Center, call 585/393-7348. To reach the Rochester VA Outpatient Clinic, call 585/463-2687. To view the Veterans Healthcare Benefits Handbook online, visit www1.va.gov/visns/visn02/vet/benefits/index.html.