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Moving Forward Together: Safe Care Is Our MissionMoving Forward Together
Beginning July 6, the DC VA Medical Center will begin using a phased framework to resume services which were put on hold due to the coronavirus.
WW II Army Veteran Steward Fields turns 100 years old on June 26, 2020.Turning 100 Years Old
WWII Veteran Steward Fields' family is making sure his 100th birthday celebration on June 26 is memorable in spite of the pandemic.
A Veteran accesses health care from home on his tablet.Health Care from Home
While the medical center is currently not expanding services put on hold due to coronavirus, Veterans are encouraged to use VA's telehealth for routine or non-urgent primary and mental health care.
DC VA Medical Center leadership, nurses and staff gather to ceremoniously accept a new Magnolia donated by Casey Trees.Honoring Nurses
On May 28, Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center leadership ceremoniously received a new magnolia tree donated by Casey Trees in honor of nurses.
FMS staff members install a plexiglass shield for the Renal Center's check-in counter.All Hands On Deck
Staff members from Facilities Management Service (FMS) have been hard at work making the facility safer for employees and Veterans during the era of COVID-19.
Photo of convalescent plasma therapy, an experimental treatment which collects plasma from recovered patients.Convalescent Plasma Therapy
The DC VA Medical Center is participating in the Mayo Clinic national study to evaluate the use of plasma donated by patients who've recovered from COVID-19.
Army Veteran Andre Thomas is now at home recovering from COVID-19 after a 28-day stay at the medical center.Recovering From COVID-19
Army Veteran Andre Thomas, 63, is now recovering from COVID-19 in the comfort of his own home after a 28-day stay at the medical center.
Graphic illustration: April is Stress Awareness MonthStress Awareness Month
April is Stress Awareness Month. During times of high stress, it's important to practice self-care as much as possible.
U.S. Army historical photo of Soldiers in the field with artillery.New EOD Warrior Program
The WRIISC-DC has launched a new program to provide Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Veterans with new insights into their medical problems.
Black History MonthBlack History Month
Celebrating the True Spirit of Service: During Black History Month, we're spotlighting local Veterans; two medical center employees and a local Veteran who continue to serve.

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