• January 21, 2022

    You Asked, We Answered: Learn about the Omicron variant and how it differs from other strains, and the benefit of COVID-19 booster shots.

  • January 19, 2022

    Forging or faking a vaccination card is punishable with up to five years in prison. Here’s what you need to know to guard against scams.

  • January 6, 2022

    As COVID-19 cases rise again, it's more important than ever to make sure you're vaccinated and boosted. Hear Dr. Vivian Vega, Tampa VA Attending Physician, Infectious Disease answer the most asked questions about the vaccine and booster.

  • January 4, 2022

    Many people would like to forget 2021. It was a tough year, but a lot of good happened, too, especially at VA. The department is committed to making 2022 even better, and to do that, we’re taking a quick look back at what it accomplished and how it served Veterans in 2021.

  • December 20, 2021

    The HolidayBoost campaign provides suggestions for having constructive, compassionate conversations with those you care about regarding getting the COVID-19 booster or vaccine.

  • December 14, 2021

    At the time, Kilmer recalls, Baker ingrained in him a philosophy that he takes to heart today as director of the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System: Good clinical work supports good research, and good research supports good clinical work.

  • December 6, 2021

    However, the Moderna vaccine was found to offer an increased level of protection, including a 21% lower risk of documented infection and 41% lower risk of hospitalization, according to the research team, whose findings were published on December 1, 2021, in the New England Journal of Medicine.

  • November 10, 2021

    Now, scientists at the Department of Defense, VA, and partner institutions are testing a new technology to treat COVID-19. It’s called the Seraph 100 blood filter. The treatment uses a novel approach to filter out viral particles and harmful molecules from the bloodstream of COVID-19 patients.

  • November 8, 2021

    COPD is a group of respiratory diseases that limit airflow and make it hard to breathe. It’s usually linked to an abnormal inflammatory response in the lungs to noxious particles or gases, such as cigarette smoke.

  • October 20, 2021

    Veteran disability claims, homelessness and COVID-19 vaccines were topics VA Secretary Denis McDonough spoke about during a press conference Oct. 20 in Washington D.C.

  • October 14, 2021

    Using COVID-19 direct-hire authority, VA is addressing critical needs in our facilities with over 200 jobs now posted.

  • October 14, 2021

    Importance of organizations and communities coming together in trying times is confirmed by this relationship between VA and South Carolina.