Venango County VA Clinic

Located in Franklin, Pennsylvania, the Venango County VA Clinic operates under the umbrella of the Erie VA Medical Center, which is part of the Veterans Health Administration VISN 4. Satellite clinics such as the Venango County location allow veterans access to primary health care and prescription refills without the added hassle of traveling longer distances to larger VA facilities. The Venango County Clinic’s parent facility, the Erie VA Medical Center is located on a 20-acre site in a residential area of Erie. The Erie VAMC provides veterans with a full range of services covering general medical and surgical needs. The center contains a total of 78 authorized beds and is accredited by The Joint Commission. This main facility also holds affiliations with local colleges including Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Lake Erie College of Pharmacy, allowing research and education in a hospital setting.

Services

While not able to offer inpatient or emergency services for veterans, the Venango County VA Clinic still offers patients a wealth of primary health services including:
  • Medication Management
  • Diabetes Management
  • Dietician Services
  • Patient-Family Health Education
  • Patient Assessment
  • Care Planning
  • Nursing Service
  • Phlebotomy
  • Behavioral Health Services (including intake, all varieties of counseling, and medication management)
For those services needed outside the scope of primary care referrals can be made to the Erie VA Medical Center. Located within the site is and Outpatient Behavioral Clinic that provides individual and group counseling, as well as PTSD counseling, substance abuse, suicide prevention, and chronic mental illness treatment. The center also maintains a Geriatrics and Extended care program containing Community Living Centers, respite care, inpatient hospice care, home-based primary care, rehabilitation, home care coordination via telehealth, and geriatric and evaluation management services. The list of specialty programs available at the Erie VA Medical Center is extensive and includes the following:
  • Audiology and Speech Pathology
  • Cardiology
  • CAT Scan
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Day Treatment Program
  • Dental
  • Intensive Care
  • Oncology
  • Optometry
  • Orthopedic, Urology, and General Surgery
  • Outpatient Substance Abuse Program
  • Podiatry
  • Pulmonary
  • Primary Care
  • Psychiatry
  • Ultrasound
  • Veterans Outreach Program
  • Women Veterans Program
  • Wound Care

Location

The Venango County VA Clinic is located at: 464 Allegheny Boulevard Franklin, Pennsylvania 16323 For more information concerning services and enrollment the clinic can be reached at: 866.962.3260
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