Monday, August 29, 2011

Representative Carnahan To Give Update On Progress At Cochran Medical Center

Press release:
Tomorrow, August 30 at 12:15 p.m. Central Time, Russ Carnahan will hold a press availability to update the members of the press on progress at John Cochran Medical Center in St. Louis. Carnahan will discuss his recent oversight work on the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee and corrective actions taken at Cochran Medical Center to correct problems and give St. Louis-area veterans the quality care they deserve:
  • A turn-around plan to correct problems
  • Planned development of a new, state-of-the-art sterilization facility
  • Last week, Rep. Carnahan met with the Director of the Cochran VA Medical Center, Rima Nelson, to discuss the progress made at Cochran following the release of Veterans Affairs Inspector General and Government Accountability Office reports on Cochran earlier this year. In addition to the meeting with Veteran’s officials, he is scheduled to meet with area Veterans at a forum to be held tomorrow.

    Rep. Carnahan will be available for questions from the press at 12:15pm tomorrow, Tuesday, August 30. The availability will be held at Carondelet Rec. Center in St. Louis.

    Veterans’ issues are a priority for Rep. Carnahan who has served on the House Veterans Affairs Committee since January 2011. Tuesday’s forum is a continuation in a series of meetings and events hosted by Rep. Carnahan for area veterans.

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