"Like HELL you'll close our Hospital!"
Brig. Gen. Bill Bacon, Ret
Past President and founder of HCVC
R.I.P., Old Top
1920 - 2008

Kerrville V.A. Hospital
 


Important News

Mary T. "Terry" Garza
Kerrville VA Hospital Advocate
830 792-2472
mary.garza@med.va.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 2, 2014
2014 Kerrville Campus Flu Shots Available through November 2014
The Kerrville VA Medical Center is now providing influenza vaccinations to all enrolled Veterans. The best time for getting the flu vaccination is usually in October through November. An annual flu vaccine is recommended for the following groups of Veterans: (1) persons at high risk for flu-related complications including persons aged 50 years old and greater, (2) persons of any age with chronic medical illnesses, and (3) persons who live with or care for persons at high risk. Influenza vaccine is also recommended for anyone else who wants to reduce their chances of getting influenza.
Veteran patients can receive flu shots as walk-ins through their Primary Care Teams during operating hours between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (excluding Holidays). A drive-thru flu shot clinic for enrolled Veterans will take place on October 17, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The clinic will be held in front of the Kerrville Campus, main building located at 3600 Memorial Boulevard in Kerrville. No appointment necessary!


Hill Country County Veterans Service Officers
(CVSO)& Texas Veterans Commission (TVC)
CLICK HERE for Contact Information


VA Healthcare Available in Kerrville

Veterans may obtain a wide range of medical services at the Kerrville VA Medical Center. These services include primary care and selected specialties.

The Kerrville VA facility does not have emergency care capability. Veterans in need of emergency care should seek immediate assistance at a local hospital. Please visit http://www.nonvacare.va.gov/  for information about non-VA care. You may wish to call Telecare On-Line, your access to a Registered Nurse.

If you require immediate assistance, please call: Toll free number: 1-888-686-6350 or 210 949-3994

Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply for VA healthcare benefits. To apply for benefits, complete the VA Form 10-10EZ. This form may be obtained from any VA facility, a local Veterans Service Officer (VSO), or online at http://www.va.gov/vaforms/form_detail.asp?FormNo=10EZ.

Complete the form 10-10EZ and take it along with a DD-214 to the Admissions Desk at the Kerrville VA. You may also fax the application to: (210) 949-3296 (San Antonio).

The application may also be completed entirely on-line at https://www.1010ez.med.va.gov/sec/vha/1010ez/Form/1010ez.pdf.

Please apply for VA healthcare benefits today even if you think you do not qualify for VA healthcare or do not need VA healthcare. By applying for care at the Kerrville VA you enter the count of number of veterans requesting local services. This number is important in maintaining and improving medical services to veterans in the Kerrville area.

The Kerrville VA Medical Center is located at 3600 Memorial Blvd. (Hwy. 27). Phone calls can be directed to 830-896-2020.


The major mission of the Hill Country Veterans Council is to:

To maintain a full range of appropriate services at the Kerrville Veterans Administration medical facility.

To ensure excellence in all health care provided at the center.

To strive for the satisfaction of every veteran using the facility.

KERR COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE OFFICER

The Kerr County Veterans Service Officer is responsible for assisting Armed Forces Veterans and their dependants who reside in Kerr County of the legal Benefits available to them under U. S. Federal and State laws. The Veterans Service Officer reports to the Commissioners Court, and performs duties under the technical Guidelines established by the Texas Veterans Commission and Federal Law under C.F.R. 38. There is no charge for services

Maggie Baker
Kerr County Veteranís Service Officer
700 Main Street #118
Kerrville,TX 78028
Phone: 830-792-2203
Fax: 830-792-2204
mkbaker@co.kerr.tx.us
http://www.co.kerr.tx.us/veterans/

 

Contact HCVC Board Members on right
Click on any name

President
 Col. Vicki T. Marsh (USMC Ret.)

Past President
Brig. Gen. Walter Schellhase
(USA Ret.)

1st Vice President
Bill Bacon
2nd Vice President
David Rittenhouse


Board Members

Walter Schellhase
Joesph Benham 
Jack Ledford

Dan Bacon
Sam Barker
Emilio Rendon
Gary Noller
William A "Bill" Cantrell
Kirk Kinley

Past Directors
Brig. Gen. Bill Bacon (USAF Ret.) (deceased)
Bill Bowden (deceased)
The Hon. Bill Stacy (deceased)
Lt. Gen. Murphy Chesney (USAF Ret.) (deceased)
Bob Weinberg
Joe Strange (deceased)
Laura Craig (deceased)
Rev.Al Shults
Richard York
Gene Ritchie (deceased)
Bennie Hyde
Connie Smith
Bob Waller
Gene Higgins 
Ed Jackson
Alan Hill  
Judd Ashmore

Honorary Members
Sherry Cunningham
The Hon. Ben Low
Gael Montana (deceased)
Linda Cook

 


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HILL COUNTRY VETERANS COUNCIL

Meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month @ 9:00AM
Kerrville Chamber Office
1700 Sidney Baker Street
Kerrville, Texas 78028
Ph.
830-896-5320
Fax 830-896-1364

HCVC MEETINGS WILL BE TAKING PLACE ON THE
THIRD TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH
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