Dublin VA building primary care and Women’s Health clinic

Dublin VA building primary care and Women’s Health clinic

Women Veterans are Dublin VA’s fastest developing demographic, expanding enrollment by 20 p.c about the final two years. To meet the escalating need, Dublin VA is developing a $17 million standalone primary care and Women’s Well being clinic to address the increasing have to have for area to enhance staff for further products and services.

The new 5,700 sq. ft. clinic will give main care, mental wellbeing, Total Wellbeing, gynecological solutions, lactation rooms and maternity treatment. Plans are to with any luck , present in-need mammography imaging amongst quite a few other products and services.

Whilst sharing the new building with major treatment, the Women’s Well being clinic will only be accessed from the exterior to protect privateness with a welcoming environment.

“Dublin VAMC has been providing rooms for Veteran moms to breastfeed or use for pumping breast milk for decades,” claimed Females Veterans application manager Debbie Mullis. “Our rooms are equipped with a chair that reclines for many concentrations of comfort and ease, exam desk and a refrigerator to keep breast milk. We have a cupboard to retailer breast pumps, assuaging Veteran mothers from bringing gear back again and forth.”

Senator talking with VA nurse

Senator Ossoff speaks with nurse Christine Grizzard, Women’s Well being nurse navigator.

Sen. Ossoff praises Dublin VA’s ladies Veterans’ plans

Senator Jon Ossoff of Georgia is on a mission to guarantee VA services supply specified house for Veteran mothers to breastfeed by means of bipartisan laws.

On a modern go to, Ossoff was pleasantly surprised to find that Carl Vinson VA and practically half of its outpatient clinics previously give non-public place for Veteran moms to breastfeed and lactation by means of breast pump for long term use.

“It’s good that Dublin VA is going in that way and has revealed leadership below,” Ossoff stated. “I’m certain there are classes discovered from what they’ve accomplished for other VA amenities.

“Determined to proceed giving entire world-class feminine overall health treatment.”

Dublin VAMC also presents breastfeeding place at its Macon, Brunswick, and Tifton clinics and is doing work to make area at the Albany, Perry, Milledgeville, and Robins Air Force Foundation clinics to meet the requirements of the exponentially expanding Women of all ages Veteran enrollment.

“More than 5,200 ladies Veterans at this time get well being treatment at Dublin VA and we’re identified to carry on furnishing globe-class feminine wellness treatment. We want to deliver in more products and services to give ladies Veterans an prospect to get most of their wellness care needs underneath a single roof,” Mullis said. “We have a robust crew from numerous disciplines devoted to delivering the very best treatment for our women Veterans but we’ll by no means end rising or striving for advancement.”