South Texas Health System is pleased to announce it was recently awarded a contract by the Veterans’ Administration (VA) to provide medical care and treatment to Veterans in the South Texas area.

In an effort to increase VA enrollment and inform area veterans on the medical services available to them at South Texas Health System hospitals, we are proudly hosting the first of several VA Enrollment Fairs on Saturday, May 16, at McAllen Medical Center from 8 a.m. to noon. Valley veterans are invited to attend and bring their family.

The Hidalgo County Veterans Services Office will be onsite with applications for health care benefits. Veterans will be required to complete an application (form 1010-EZ) and provide a copy of their DD214 (discharge papers) for enrollment. The Hidalgo County Veterans Service Office anticipates approximately 500+ people to attend and apply at the VA Enrollment Fair.

Family entertainment, food and many door prizes will also be available.

To learn more about South Texas Health System visit www.southtexashealthsystem.com