Berkeley Mayor Amato Calls for VA Clinic in Toms River

1 min read

BERKELEY – Mayor Carmen Amato renewed his support for a new VA clinic in Toms River and that he will be seeking another Council resolution requesting same.Recently,The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced that it has canceled all procurement efforts for an additional long-planned clinic.  The current facility, located in Brick Township, is outdated and overcrowded and does not provide adequate services to the region’s veterans.

“Berkeley Township, Manchester Township and Toms River Township are three of the top four towns with the most number of Veterans in Ocean County.” Mayor Amato said. Brick Township is the other community rounding out the top four.

“Many of these Veterans  are members of the greatest generation. It is an honor to represent these dedicated men who fought in WWII and the Korean and Vietnam conflicts.They are entitled to the best medical care in the world. We, as a grateful nation, owe it to them.  They should also have easy access to these services as a small token gratitude for their selfless service to our Country. ” Mayor Amato said.

Photo by sydney Rae on Unsplash

Visit Shore News Network on Parler, Facebook and Twitter to comment @ShoreNewsNJ

Related News:  Lacey Township Police Blotter for November 12-17, 2020
Previous Story

Lacey Police Report DWI’s, Fire, Missing Jet Ski Riders

Next Story

Berkeley Residents Eligible for Discounted Flood Insurance Premiums

Latest from Blog