CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The U.S. Army health clinic at Letterkenny Army Depot will remain open, although the Army has yet to decide if it will continue offering health care to military retirees and dependents.
"That may still be a possibility," said Bill McLean, chief of managed care for medical department activity at Fort Meade, Md. He will be among officials attending a public meeting on the future of the clinic at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, in the depot chapel.
The clinic has a physician, two registered nurses, a licensed practical nurse, lab technician and three clerical workers, according to Vernell Perry, one of the registered nurses and the clinic manager. She said the clinic's primary mission will continue to be to provide occupational and preventive health care to the depot's civilian employees.
As for military retirees and their dependents, "We have very limited services we can offer them" because of the clinic's size, she said. She said it serves about 60 retirees a month.