Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

New Veterans Clinic To Open in Santa Fe.

Byline: Wren Propp Journal Staff Writer

Udall, Bingaman Make Announcement

A new outpatient medical clinic for northern New Mexico veterans is expected to open in six months, according to members of New Mexico's congressional delegation.

The Santa Fe County clinic will cut down on the time and travel of area veterans, said Rep. Tom Udall, D-N.M.

"I think a clinic system that allows veterans to get their care closer to home is important," said Udall, who represents the 3rd congressional district in northern New Mexico.

"Sometimes a family member has to take off work for a day or two to travel to the big VA hospitals" in Albuquerque or El Paso, he said. …

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