Columbia County Outpatient Clinic

About

The Columbia County Outpatient Clinic, established in February 2001, provides veterans in Berwick, Pennsylvania and the surrounding areas with primary care services. The Columbia County Outpatient Clinic is partnered with the Alley Medical Center and operates under the umbrella of the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center. The Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center and surrounding satellite clinics have been serving veterans for more than 50 years. The medical center strives to not only provide veterans with medical care but to continue improving diagnostic and treatment processes through education and research. The Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center is affiliated with several colleges, universities, and schools of allied health, providing the community with medical care and students and educators a chance to work within their field. Currently, the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center maintains accreditations from the Joint Commission, the College of American Pathologists, the Food and Drug Administration, and the American College of Surgeons just to name a few.

Services

The Columbia County Outpatient Clinic is a primary care clinic that provides veterans with diagnostic testing such as labs and x-rays, immunizations, social work services, tele-mental health, tele-nutrition, women’s health, and prescription services available by phone, internet, in person, or mail. Should a veteran need services not available at the Columbia County location a referral can be made to the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center, or other veteran hospitals and clinics throughout the country. Services available at the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center include:
  • Geriatrics and extended care
  • Hospice and palliative care
  • Visual Impairment Services Team (VIST)
  • Specialty programs including neurology, radiation, oncology, and audiology
Approved by Congress and allowing the VA to provide long-term benefits to veterans is the Non-Institutional Care Program. Services available include:
  • Home-Based Primary Care
  • Skilled Home Care
  • Home Infusion
  • Home Hospice
  • Homemaker Home Health Aide (HHA)
  • Adult Day Health Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Spinal Cord Injury

Location

The Columbia County Outpatient Clinic is located at: 301 West Third Street (in the Alley Medical Center) Berwick, Pennsylvania 18603 For more information concerning appointments and enrollment the clinic can be reached at: 570.759.0351
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