New transportation program provides rides to medical appointments for veterans

  • Date: 12/29/2023

Veterans in the Rio Grande Valley who need transportation to and from medical appointments can now get a ride.

The Veterans Affair Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System announced the creation of VA Uber Health Connect. The ride-share service ensures veterans have reliable transportation for their health care needs, according to a news release. The pilot program of the service provided more than 30,000 Uber rides for veterans from January 2022 through March 2023, the release stated. This program is now available to eligible Veterans in the Rio Grande Valley and Coastal Bend area.

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