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Veteran walking in VA2K2020 VA2K
VA2K is our annual walk/run/roll in support of homeless Veterans. This year's VA2K is virtual. During the week of July 19, join in by walking, running, or rolling anywhere you choose!
Image of American FlagJoin us Live Online for July 4 Salute to the Flag
This year, our Salute to the Flag Independence Day Program will be held live online. Join us at 10 a.m. on July 4, when 100-year-old Veteran Bob Richards will raise the flag at the Veterans Medical Center.
A man sits on a sofa using a laptop computerRefill your prescriptions the easy way
At VA, we work every day to make health care convenient. Many of our services can be accessed online. When it comes to refilling a prescription, we’ve made it easy to be sure you never run out of a needed medication.
Mr. and Mrs. BoudreauxWarrior2SoulMate at New Orleans VA
W2SM is not traditional couples’ therapy. It's a boot camp-style skills training, done in a group with a few other couples over a weekend. Marine Veteran Nolan Boudreaux and his wife decided to try W2SM at the NOLA VA.
Scam AlertVeterans Targeted in Benefits Scams
U.S. veterans who receive calls or recorded messages claiming to be from "veterans services" should have their guard up. According to reports by the Leader-Herald in Saratoga Springs, NY, and KARE11, an NBC station...
Director Rivera shakes hand of wheelchair-bound homeless Veteran.New Orleans VA Stand Down offers comfort, hope
“Caring for homeless Veterans at our Stand Down is critical to our mission to help disadvantaged Veterans maintain their health and find stable housing,” said Medical Center Director Fernando Rivera. “We’re honored to...
Disability Employment Awareness Month graphicNOLA VA hiring fair for Veterans with disabilities
SLVHCS, the Veterans Benefits Administration and the Louisiana Workforce Commission will host a hiring fair for people with disabilities from 2-6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Veterans medical center in New Orleans.
Air Force Veteran Joe Valentino standing in front of the Air Force flag.Virtual yoga nidra sessions strengthen Veterans
Every Thursday evening, Veterans all over the US meet up to practice yoga. The Veterans spend an hour together, but they never see one another and likely will never even meet. This yoga class requires no travel...
Van the DAV donated to SLVHCS VeteransDAV: Driving the Mission Home in New Orleans
On Sept. 18 in a ceremony at the New Orleans Veterans medical center just one week before the DAV's 99th birthday, Chapters 33 from Metairie and 37 from Jefferson Parish gave Veterans of southeast Louisiana a gift...
Dr. Jody Simon works in the New Orleans VA eye clinicThe future is in sight at the New Orleans VA
The future is in sight at the new Orleans VA: Dr. Jody Simon performed the first corneal collagen crosslinking (CXL) procedure ever completed at a VA medical center. Not just new at VA, CXL is a new procedure in the US..

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