Veteran Visitation Program launches in Lee County

Veteran Visitation Program launches in Lee County

–> Sorry, we’re having issues playing this video. In the meantime, try watching one of the videos below. Play Video Play Mute Current Time 0:00 / Duration Time 0:00 Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% Stream TypeLIVE Remaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate 1 Chapters Chapters descriptions off, selected Descriptions subtitles off, selected Subtitles captions settings, opens captions settings dialog captions off, selected Captions Audio Track Fullscreen This is a modal window. Caption Settings Dialog Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window. TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaque Font Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400% Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadow Font FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall Caps DefaultsDone x CAPE CORAL, Fla. — Giving back to those who have served our country is the goal of Lee health and American Red Cross partnering for a first of its kind program that launched Tuesday at Cape Coral Hospital. The new Veteran Visitation Program is the first Civilian Hospital program in the nation. Through nearly 30 volunteers the goal is to help veteran’s seeking services at cape coral hospital by providing information on programs and resources available to them. “I’m in dialysis three days a week, so it’s hard to find a job, so this would help me with that,” said Darryl Boulden, Veteran. “Looking for an advocate, someone that they can help out, somebody that can help them out, it sort of puts you into perspective as to why you are here,” said Thomas Vanasco, Volunteer. By visiting veteran’s volunteers are trained to be able to answer any questions they may have about Southwest Florida veteran benefits and programs. Right now there are 60 veteran patient’s at all Lee Health campuses. “Now we’ll be able to make sure all our veteran’s know all the benefits, all the resources we have in the community, and they won’t fall through the cracks,” said […]

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