• Gulf Coast VA concludes Nurses Week with “Blessing of the Hands”

    “Blessing of the Hands” during Nurses Week provides a symbol of renewing the health care professionals’ spirits.

  • VA staff volunteer around the country in times of need

    VA supports employees who want to volunteer their time through flexible scheduling, paid time off and a program to help the nation in emergencies.

  • VA nurse honored to support Apache nation during COVID-19 peak

    VA nurse Dorothy Barrow deployed to the Whiteriver Indian Hospital, ready to support the White Mountain Apache Reservation in Arizona during a peak period of COVID-19 cases there in June.

  • 30 nurses deploy to Gulf Coast VA locations

    More than thirty nurse practitioners, licensed practical nurses and registered nurses reported in August to the Biloxi VA as part of planned response to Veteran need during global health crisis.

  • Respiratory therapists return from two-week deployment

    Ashley Henson and Shelia McCraney, skilled respiratory therapists with the Kansas City VA medical center, deployed to Chicago to care for COVID positive Veterans. They spent their two weeks on the night shift.

  • VA mobile medical unit brings health care in the neighborhood following hurricane

    The Disaster Emergency Medical Personnel System is VA’s main deployment program for clinical and non-clinical staff to an emergency or disaster.

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