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As part of its mission to improve the equity for rural Veterans, VA’s Office of Rural Health has developed targeted initiatives to improve the recruitment and retention of rural health care providers and researchers.
The Video Blood Pressure Visits program offers Veterans a virtual alternative to in-person blood pressure follow-up evaluations.
As efforts to expand VA’s outreach to Native American Veterans get underway, careers in rural facilities offer abundant opportunities.
Many VA locations in rural communities have limited or no academic affiliation. VA is solving the challenge of adding 1,500 positions to its training program.
VA provides health care to nearly 3 million Veterans in rural communities. Their needs are as unique as the communities they call home, ranging from chronic disease to mental health to acute care.
VA is committed to providing high-quality health care to Veterans during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond.
The VA Office of Rural Health raises awareness and education for its mental health and suicide prevention programs for rural Veterans.
Veterans—especially those in rural areas—are receiving added attention through a VA program focused on training clergy and other groups.
The VA FARMS program provides rural Veterans with agricultural vocational training and mental health care services from licensed providers.
VA’s Office of Rural Health operates field-based Veterans Rural Health Resource Centers to identify solutions that bring care to where it’s needed most.
The Texas VA Medical Center awarded has been awarded millions for a new TeleMental Health Hosting Facility that can serve more Veterans.
This Air Force military police and Vietnam Veteran has had three heart attacks and needs cardiac rehabilitation. He does it from home using a telehealth program funded by VA’s Office of Rural Health.
If you are a Veteran in crisis
or concerned about one, connect with our caring, qualified responders for confidential help. Many of
them are Veterans themselves.
Get more resources at VeteransCrisisLine.net.
Last updated October 2, 2022
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