Veterans Office suspends office visits; other ways to access services

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Colleton County has enhanced preventative measures to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Beginning March 18, the Colleton County Veterans Affairs Office will suspend walk-ins and office visits during the State of Emergency. This decision is based on the intelligence collected and recommendations from public health officials, including the CDC.

For questions regarding VA benefits, please call 843-549-1412 or email the Veterans Affairs Office at cvao@colletoncounty.org,

You may also contact the Department of Veterans Affairs National Call Center at 1-800-827-1000 or access your benefits information online at VA.gov. Feel free to download claim forms for submission, sign up for eBenefits and My HealtheVet.

For VA Healthcare Services, appointments and transportation, please call: 1-888-878-6884. If possible, request a tele-conference with your primary care provider.

If you are interested in information regarding COVID-19 screenings, please contact MUSC Telehealth service at 843-261-5940. No appointment is necessary.

“The Colleton County Veterans Affairs Office, the VA’s Health Care and Benefits Administration will continue to provide quality care and services to help meet the needs of our veterans and their families. We thank you for your patience,” said Janet D. Smith, Veterans Affairs officer.

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