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Camp Lejeune Community Assistance Panel Meeting

Date: Saturday, January 21, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM- 8:00 PM (EST)  
Location: Courtyard Jacksonville, 5046 Henderson Drive , Jacksonville, NC 28546
   
Date: Saturday, January 21, 2017
 
Events and Times:
Community Assistance Panel Meeting: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Special Session: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Public Meeting: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
 
Location: Courtyard Jacksonville 5046 Henderson Drive  , Jacksonville, NC 28546
 
Community Assistance Panel Meeting (9:00 AM – 12:00 PM):
The Community Assistance Panel will provide updates on the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry public health activities at Camp Lejeune as well as updates from the VA and Community Assistance Panel members.

Special Session (5:00 PM – 6:00 PM):
This informal session will provide Veterans and family members with an opportunity to discuss their individual concerns with VA representatives who can answer questions on healthcare benefits, the new presumptive disease rule for Camp Lejeune, and how to file a claim. The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry's scientists who conducted public health activities to understand the impact of exposure to contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune will also be on hand to answer questions from the public.

Public Meeting (6:00 PM – 8:00 PM): 
This meeting will provide an update on the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry public health activities as well as briefings on VA healthcare and disability benefits related to Camp Lejeune. There will also be time for experts to respond to questions from the public.

A live stream will be available at:http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/sites/lejeune/index.html.
 
Winston-Salem Regional Benefit Office employees will be available to answer questions about the VA benefits for those exposed at Camp Lejeune.
 
Expected Participants: Open to the public, Veterans, their families, and survivors