Fargo VA to hold town hall on PACT Act for veterans

The town hall and open house begins at 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 12.

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A number of events will be held around the Fargo-Moorhead area on Thursday, Nov. 11, to commemorate Veterans Day. Forum file photo
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FARGO — The Fargo Veterans Affairs Medical Center plans to host a town hall and open house Monday, Dec. 12, to discuss the PACT Act.

The town hall will start at 9 a.m. and go until noon at the third floor auditorium, according to a press release from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the Fargo VA Health Care System.

The PACT Act, or the Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act, is a new law that expands VA health care and benefits for veterans exposed to burn pits, Agent Orange and other toxic substances.

All attendees will receive information regarding the PACT Act during the town hall. Services available will include health care enrollment, toxic exposure screening and claims support.

The PACT Act is the largest expansion of veteran health care and benefits in decades, according to the press release.

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