United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Northport VA Medical Center

Returning Service Members

If you’re an OEF/OIF/OND Veteran and have not been contacted by VA about your health care benefits, please call 1-866-606-8216.

Caring for a Veteran? Call VA's Caregiver Support line for help toll-free at 1-855-260-3274. Monday through Friday from 8am to 11pm and Saturdays from 10:30am to 6pm Eastern Standard Time.

Welcome Home! We Appreciate Your Service!
We value your service during Operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND). We understand and appreciate your sacrifice and the sacrifice of your families who also serve. Now it's our turn to serve YOU!

You have 5 years from your date of discharge to receive free health care for any condition that may be related to combat service. Whether or not you choose to use VA health care after separation, you must enroll with VA within 5 years to get health care benefits later on. After the 5 years, a co-payment status will depend on whether your illness or injury is found to be service-connected. Enroll by using one of the following methods: If you have served in Operations Enduring & Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF/OND), please contact us in any of the following ways:

By Phone: Call Readjustment Services at 1-800-444-0001.
In Person: Go to Centralized Check-In in the main building.

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Contact One of Our
Special Coordinators

Vanessa Brown, RN, BSN, Program Manager
Vanessa Brown, RN, BSN
Program Manager
631-261-4400 x2173

Gillian Rooney, LCSW, Case Manager
Gillian Rooney, LCSW
Case Manager
631-261-4400 x5803

Kathy Washburn, Transitional Patient Advocate
Kathy Washburn
Transitional Patient Advocate
631-261-4400 x5273

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