LOMA LINDA, Calif. – The VA Loma Linda Healthcare System will have a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Ambulatory Care Center (ACC) part of the flagship facility, the Jerry L. Pettis Memorial Veterans Medical Center, on Oct. 7, 2016, at 9 a.m. Healthcare System Director Barbara Fallen will be joined by local dignitaries and Veterans advocates in showing off the new 271,000 square-foot center at 26001 Redlands Blvd, Redlands, CA 92373.

Services offered in the ACC will include primary care, registration, mental health, physical medicine and rehabilitation, dental, women’s clinic, patient education, and limited lab and imaging services. Other services available at the ACC will include Patient Advocates, and representatives of Veterans Service Organizations who can assist with VA claims and accessing other benefits at federal, state and local level. ACC will see its first patient on October 12, 2016.

In addition to the ribbon cutting ceremony, tours will be offered on the first floor of the building until Noon. The ceremony is open to the public.

The VA Loma Linda Healthcare System is one of the top employers in the Inland Empire. With approximately 2,700 employees and more than 510 volunteers, it serves more than 72,000 Veterans who entrust their health care needs to VA for a wide variety of services through inpatient and outpatient care.

In partnership with Loma Linda University Medical Center and Loma Linda University Healthcare, VA provides primary care and mental health at outpatient clinics located in Blythe, Corona, Palm Desert, Murrieta, Rancho Cucamonga and Victorville.

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