VA Health

Questions about Community Care?

Learn more about how VA provides care to Veterans through community providers. Ask questions about Community Care, Urgent Care and family member programs …


Staying safe during a heat wave

Heat is one of the leading weather-related killers in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year and even more heat-related …


3D technology expedites Veterans’ dental care

VA is using 3D technology to create guides for dental implant placement and medical models that aid in surgical planning.


Veterans ride their way to recovery

Veterans at Bay Pines VA Healthcare System learn new ways of coping with anxiety and stress through observing and interacting with horses in Equine …


Air Force Veteran experiences the value of virtual care

Virtual care increases provider/patient communication allowing Veterans to better manage their care.


Women Veterans confront intimate partner violence

Women Veterans are more likely than civilians to experience intimate partner violence (IPV). Dr. Katherine Iverson of VA Boston Healthcare System studies …


Community Partnership Challenge spurs expansion of services to Veterans

An annual contest recognizes partnerships between VA and nongovernment organizations. A winner this year is a Texas VA partnering with the Salvation Army …


Team relay makeover tests participants at Wheelchair Games

From shot put grenades to laser tag shooting, new event will test athletes brute strength and military intel at the Wheelchair Games.


Suicide prevented. Army Veteran thanks Dublin VA nurses and police

When a Veteran with severe PTSD knew that he needed help immediately, and thought suicide was an option, he called the Veterans Crisis Line and the Carl …


VA, para-mobile partners help Veterans swing for the greens

Josh Maley was in a deep depression and never thought he'd golf again. The para-mobile gave him back the game he loves and got him back to the game of life.


Veteran: “I’m hearing better now than I have in 20 years”

“Machine guns, rifles, hand grenades, helicopters, artillery. All those noises blew my hearing away.” Most Vets can relate. Here’s one Veteran …


VA extends Agent Orange presumption to ‘Blue Water Navy’ Veterans

VA is preparing to process Agent Orange exposure claims for “Blue Water Navy” Veterans who served offshore of the Republic of Vietnam.