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Nebraska Brain Injury Advisory Council

Getting Screened (for Veterans)

The first step is screening to find out if you if you have experiences or symptoms that indicate you may have a TBI due to combat. This is a verbal logical test. The screener will ask a series of questions, which usually takes about 5 minutes to complete.

    If you are a combat veteran needing to be screened for TBI in Nebraska please contact:

  • VA Nebraska/Western Iowa Health Care System | VA Nebraska/Western Iowa Health Care System on Twitter

    • Omaha: OEF/OIF Transition Clinic VA Medical Center
      4101 Woolworth Avenue Omaha, NE 68105
      402.995.4149 • Toll Free 800.451.5796, ext. 94149

    • Lincoln: OEF/OIF Transition Clinic
      600 South 70th Street Lincoln, Nebraska 68510
      402.486.7821 • Toll Free 800.851.6052, ext. 97821

    • Grand Island: OEF/OIF Transition Clinic
      2201 North Broadwell Avenue Grand Island, NE 68803
      308.382.3660 ext. 92319 • Toll Free 800.580.1810, ext. 92319

    • Norfolk: VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic
      710 S. 13th Street, Suite 1200 Norfolk, Nebraska 68701 • 402.370.4570

    • Bellevue: VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic
      2501 Capehart Drive Bellevue, NE 68113 • 402.591.4500

    • Holdrege: VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic
      1118 Burlington Street Holdrege, Nebraska 68949
      308.995.3760 • Toll Free 866.580.1810

    • North Platte: VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic
      600 East Francis, Suite 3 North Platte, NE 69101
      308.532.6906 • Toll Free 800.580.1810

    • Shenandoah: VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic
      512 S Fremont Shenandoah, IA 51601 • 712.246.0092

  • VA Black Hills Health Care System
    Lori Vosika, OEF/OIF Program Manager • 605.745.2000, ext 92176

    Kim Wright, Polytrauma Clinic POC • 605.347.2511, ext 97991

    OEF/OIF Transition Clinic for Ft. Meade, Rapid City and Hot Springs VA Medical Sites 605.718.1095, ext 3019

    • Alliance: VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic
      524 Box Butte Avenue Alliance, NE 69301 • 308.762.8814

    • Gordon: VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic
      300 East 8th Street Gordon, NE 69343 • 308.282.0362

    • Rushville: VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic
      Rushville Rural Health Clinic, 307 Conrad Street Rushville, NE 69360
      605.745.2000 ext. 92474

    • Scottsbluff: VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic
      1720 E Portal Place Scottsbluff, NE 69361 • 308.220.3930

  • Cheyenne, Wyoming, VA Medical Center

    • Cheyenne Wyoming VA Medical Center
      2360 East Pershing Blvd. Cheyenne, WY 82001 • 307.778.7550

    • Sidney VA Outpatient Clinic 1116 10th Avenue Sidney, NE 6916 • 307.778.7526

Medical Diagnosis By a Doctor

If you screen positive for TBI, contact the VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System (VA NWIHCS) Polytrauma Clinic 402.995.4149 they will help you make arrangements to see a VA provider to make a more definitive diagnosis. If you live close to another VA medical center polytrauma clinic, the VA NWIHCS polytrauma team will connect you to the clinic closest to you.

However, if you would rather go see a doctor that is not affiliated with the VA or the military, you can get information from the Brain Injury Association of Nebraska 800.444.6443

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