• Long COVID facts and symptoms

    Here are the most asked questions and answers about Long COVID. Also, a list of many of the symptoms. Use this list to tell your clinician or care team.

  • #VADidThat: Leading America in Long COVID care

    VA’s Long COVID Community of Practice team is more than 225 physicians, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, researchers and other disciplines.

  • You Asked, We Answered: Staying up to date with COVID-19 booster doses

    Your COVID-19 questions answered. We’re listening to your questions about COVID-19 vaccines and hosting blogs on questions from Veterans.

  • VA has a plan to keep patients safe as COVID levels change

    VA has a COVID-19 plan to provide transparent and flexible guidelines to keep you safe as protocols change. Look for the sign at the door.

  • CLEAR app lets Veterans carry their vaccine and health records anywhere

    Like millions of Americans vaccinated against COVID-19, you might find yourself digging for your vaccine card to enter restaurants, shops, concerts and other venues. To help make life easier for Veterans and family members, VA accepted onto its list of available third-party mobile apps the CLEAR Health Pass app—which stores and displays mobile vaccine cards.

  • Five ways to access VA care virtually during and after COVID-19 pandemic

    Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, VA has helped Veterans get care virtually. Here are five ways to access VA virtual care.

  • Treating Veterans with lingering “Long COVID”

    Pittsburgh VA has established a multi-specialty clinic to treat post-COVID conditions. Symptoms that linger are known as “Long COVID.”

  • Vets First Podcast S2 bonus: Learning about COVID-19 impact with Dr. Alejandro Pezzulo

    In this episode of the Vets First Podcast, hosts Levi Sowers and Brandon Rea interview Dr. Alejandro Pezzulo, a pulmonologist, and assistant professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Iowa. This episode was recorded in August 2021 during the height of the pandemic's Delta wave. We think this is an interesting look into COVID-19 with a critical care provider.

  • VA research spells out COVID’s down-the-road risks for cardiovascular and mental health

    Al-Aly heads up both the Clinical Epidemiology Center and the Research and Development Service at the VA St. Louis Health Care System. He is also a nephrologist—a doctor who specializes in kidney disease—and a clinical epidemiologist with expertise in big data. His group analyzes huge data sets too complex for conventional computer software.

  • Meeting the Omicron variant – Eastern Oklahoma VA rises to the challenge

    How one VA health care system responded to the Omicron surge. From 136 positive patients to 1052 in one month. 30 cars lined up at 7:30 am

  • Stay safe from COVID-19 by switching to a telehealth visit

    Avoid COVID-19 by switching your in-person appointments to VA Video Connect. Telehealth visits save you time and protect you from exposure.

  • You Asked, We Answered: Face mask protection against omicron

    You Asked, We Answered: What type of face mask should I wear for the best protection against omicron? Construction and fit are important.

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