Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center
Rural Mobile Unit
The Rural Mobile Health Unit is supported by a team of health care professionals charged to meet the following objectives:
Outreach and Screening:
The Team will focus on preventative health care screening, mental health outreach, influenza/pneumonia vaccinations and routine primary care, particularly for Veterans with difficulty accessing VA Health Care.
The Team will partner with the West Virginia national Guard, reserve units, Camp Dawson and other military units in support of pre/post deployed Veterans. Services will include VA enrollment/benefit information, suicide prevention training/education, family counseling, primary care and mental health screening.
Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) Support and Integration:
The Team will expand the efforts of our four CBOCs in "taking services to veterans."
The Team will support Veterans, their families and communities during major disasters and other emergencies.
The Team will promote the VA's goal of encouraging healthier communities and support the VAMC's preventative health care programs, pandemic flu initiatives, diabetes education , and smoking/tobacco cessation.