Tue., September 10, 2013 12:00pm (EDT)

New NE Ga. VA Clinic Open
By Associated Press
Updated: 11 months ago

OAKWOOD, Ga.  —  
The U.S. Veterans Administration is opening a larger community-based outpatient clinic in Oakwood, allowing some veterans in northeast Georgia to get their treatment closer to home. (Photo Courtesy of David Liban via Flickr.)
The U.S. Veterans Administration is opening a larger community-based outpatient clinic in Oakwood, allowing some veterans in northeast Georgia to get their treatment closer to home. (Photo Courtesy of David Liban via Flickr.)
The U.S. Veterans Administration is opening a larger community-based outpatient clinic in Oakwood, allowing some veterans in northeast Georgia to get their treatment closer to home.

The new 18,000-square-foot clinic recently opened off Thurmon Tanner Parkway.

In addition to a population surge over the years, officials say the Hall County area has seen a spike in the number of aging veterans who need care.