Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center
Lovell Federal Health Care Center hosts open house June 11
June 2, 2015
The Capt. James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center invites the public to an open house on Thurs., June 11, at the facility’s main campus in North Chicago. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Interim Undersecretary for Health Dr. Carolyn Clancy will attend to meet staff and patients.
This annual event provides current and prospective patients, their families and the public the opportunity to learn about Lovell Federal Health Care Center and our wide range of services for Veterans, military retirees, service members and their dependents. The open house will give guests general information about registration and Lovell FHCC health promotions. Additionally, subject matter experts will answer questions about billing, non-VA care and TRICARE.
New this year, visitors may tour the facility, including primary care clinics and specialty care clinics such as orthopedics, cardiology, pulmonology, oncology, podiatry, optometry and more. Ancillary services such as physical therapy and rehabilitation, prosthetics, audiology and imaging also will be open to visitors. Guests may visit acute care wards, including the medical-surgical and intensive care units. Geriatric and long-term care facilities, including one of Lovell FHCC’s state-of-the-art Green House homes, will host tours and staff will explain eligibility requirements.
Mental Health providers will be available to answer questions about the wide range of mental health care available at Lovell FHCC, including services such as post-traumatic stress disorder treatment, vocational rehabilitation, military sexual trauma counseling, peer-support services, homelessness services, addiction treatment programs and more.
A special exhibit from the Great Lakes Naval Museum will treat guests to maritime artifacts from the early years of Naval Station Great Lakes.
WHAT: Lovell FHCC Open House
WHEN: 2-5 p.m., Thurs., June 11
WHERE: Lovell FHCC, 3001 Green Bay Road, North Chicago. Visitors are encouraged to begin in Building 133EF and follow signs for campus tours. Parking is available in the garage.
WHO: All are invited to attend. Members of the media, please RSVP to Stephanie McCrobie, Stephanie.email@example.com.
About the Lovell FHCC: Lovell FHCC is the nation’s first fully integrated medical facility between the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense that serves active duty military personnel, their families and Veterans. Lovell FHCC, which is located in North Chicago, operates four Great Lakes Naval Station clinics and three community based outpatient clinics in McHenry and Evanston, Ill. and Kenosha, Wis.