CNY Heroes, Episode 5 – The PACT Act for Veterans
March 9, 2023
The new PACT Act provides expanded health benefits to 3.5-million veterans who may have been exposed to environmental hazards. In this episode of CNY Heroes, Host Dan Cummings talks about the PACT Act with Robert McLean, Director of Public Relations for the Syracuse VAMC, and Colleen Metcalf, Health Benefits Center Manager for Enrollment and Eligibility. The Syracuse Veterans Administration Medical Center serves as many as 40,000 veterans in a 13-county region of Central New York. Local veterans who want to find out more about the PACT Act can call 888-823-9656, or contact the Syracuse VAMC directly at 315-425-4400, extension 58003. CNY Heroes is a monthly program that takes an in depth look at issues impacting our veterans, including the thousands of vets who call Central New York home.
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