VA leaders on lessons from COVID-19 and the future of Veteran health care
and leaders across VA continue to work tirelessly to care for Veterans
enrolled in VA health care to control the spread of COVID-19.
this reflective mini-documentary which captures the COVID-19 response
by the VA Rocky Mountain Network and explores the path ahead for Veteran
Caring Letters Program sends messages of hope to Veterans
Caring Letters Program is a suicide prevention program that involves
sending periodic messages with simple expressions of care to Veterans
who use VA health care and services. To date, more than 100,000 Veterans
have received a caring letter, with over 530,000 letters mailed so far.
Veteran recipient enrolled in the program said, “It felt good and
comforting to know that my fellow brothers were there for me.”
Manage your community care appointment online
eligible for community care can now use VA Online Scheduling (VAOS) to
request routine appointments with an in-network community care
provider. While VA is excited to offer this additional convenient
scheduling option for community care, Veterans can always choose to
receive care from a VA medical facility.
information on how to request appointments with your local VA facility
or in-network community provider, please visit
Veteran homeless grants awarded to Hawaii and Guam
Local organizations in Hawaii and Guam were awarded millions in grants to provide support in curbing Veteran homelessness.
means homeless Veterans or Veterans at risk of becoming homeless and
their families residing in the VA Pacific Islands Health Care area will
now have access to crucial services and resources.
See www.va.gov/homeless/ssvf.asp for more information.