• Philips PAP masks with magnetic closures recalled

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a recall of Philips Respironics Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP/Bi-PAP) masks with magnetic closures.

  • It’s not too late to get your flu shot

    The focus on COVID-19 has decreased the spotlight on seasonal flu. The good news is that steps to prevent the spread of the coronavirus have an unexpected benefit: significantly fewer cases of flu.

  • VA medical center receives 10,000 masks

    The John J. Pershing VA Medical Center received 10,000 masks for Veteran patients and their families. Five partner organizations made it possible. Pilot Vietnam Vet Ted Forester said, “I’m your man!”

  • Memorial service for three VA colleagues

    Hundreds of VA staff members of the Reno VA gathered in front of the hospital to memorialize and dedicate a monument to three fallen colleagues who passed away early in the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Face shields versus face masks

    Questions about the use of face shields without masks have been raised in situations where physical distancing cannot be maintained or individuals can’t wear masks. Here’s a detailed explanation.

  • VA works to protect older Veterans from COVID-19 complications

    VA is taking action to ensure that all Veterans, including older Veterans, are protected from COVID-19 and receive high-quality testing and care, no matter who they are or where they get their care.

  • VA secures scarce PPE through strategic partnerships

    A first-of-its-kind strategic partnership has resulted in massive shipments of personal protective equipment (PPE) to VA health care facilities, helping to continue to protect our Veterans and staff.

  • Protecting Veterans returning for in-person care

    Many VA health facilities have started to offer in-person care again for many non-urgent needs and appointments. Safety is still our top priority. Read about the safety measures we’ve put in place.

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