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Chief, Emergency Department, Dr. Philip Seton, conducts a tour of the new Fast Track Area of the medical center's Emergency Department.New Fast Track Area
The Emergency Department's new Fast Track Area will improve Veterans' wait times and outcomes.
The current parking garage will soon undergo construction to add two new levels and 252 spaces.Construction Projects
Construction has begun on the Patient & Visitor Parking Garage to add two new levels and 252 new spaces.
Marine Veteran Joe Coaxum and his son at a recent air show.Limb Loss Awareness Month
April is Limb Loss Awareness Month and the DC VA Medical Center is honored to share the stories of Veterans who have had amputations.
Army Veteran Johnnie Collins drives a jeep in Duc Pho, South Vietnam in 1967.A Long Time Coming
March 29, 2018 has been proclaimed National Vietnam War Veteran Day
A smiling Veteran works the soil of a raised bed of the All Vets GardenAll Vets Garden Group
Recreation Therapy's gardening group offers Veterans the opportunity to learn to a new skill, make new friends and get outdoor exercise.
Graphic illustration featuring Whole Health Pathways self-care model.Learning to Take Charge
Veterans are invited to Whole Health Pathways, a four-week introduction to mindful awareness, self-empowerment and self-healing.
Photo illustration of a vial of blood labeled Hepatitis C Blood TestHCV Testing
If Hepatitis C (HCV) is undiagnosed and untreated, it can lead to serious liver problems. Free HCV testing is available for all Veterans enrolled for care. During your next visit, ask your VA provider for the HCV test.
Photo of a smiling female nurse with a patient in bed behind her.Nurse Recruiting Open House
Registered Nurses are invited to a Nurse Recruiting Open House, February 3, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Medical Center's Atrium.
Winterhaven 2018 logoWinterhaven 2018
Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center's major outreach event continues efforts to eliminate and prevent Veteran homelessness.
Photograph of a man with a tape measure around his stomach.New Year's Resolutions
At this time of year, we're bombarded with advertising for diets, equipment and supplements that makes enticing claims you'll lose incredible amounts of body weight in just a few weeks.

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