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Veteran using cell phone to schedule an appointment with a VA clinicLab and Imaging in VA Clinics
Reintroducing in-person care, which was curtailed due to the coronavirus, has resumed at the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System for lab and imaging services at its community VA clinics in the Las Vegas valley.
Veteran on table device attending a Veteran Virtual Town HallVASNHS hosting a virtual Veterans Town Hall
The VASNHS will host a virtual Veterans Town Hall via Webex - 3-4 p.m. on June 23. Topics of discussion include a VASNHS COVID-19 update, information and status on reintroducing in-person care, and accessing VA services.
Dr. Parisa Khan, a Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist at VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System, gives a thumbs up while donating convalescent plasma at a Vitalant blood service clinic in Las VegasVASNHS Treating Veterans Using Plasma Donations
VASNHS is partnering with Vitalant Blood Services to assist recovered COVID-19 patients in donating convalescent plasma. This plasma units could save lives of local Veterans who may be fighting against the virus.
Screeners at the VA North Las Vegas Medical Center in Personal Protective EquipmentVASNHS hiring 94 Full-Time temp Health Aids
VASNHS is currently seeking to hire 94 full-time temporary Health Aids for the N. Las Vegas VA Med. Ctr. and clinics. Health Aids will be responsible for screening visitors entering VASNHS facilities.
The transition into parenthood is challenging and many women struggle to feel happy when experiencing perinatal mental health issues. To address this concern, VASNHS has started a new virtual group for pregnant Veterans.VASNHS Offers Virtual Pregnancy Care Services
The transition into parenthood is challenging and many women struggle to feel happy when experiencing perinatal mental health issues. To address this concern, VASNHS has started a new virtual group for pregnant Veterans.
VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System screeners checking all patients for required masks temperature checks and health screening questions prior to entranceReintroducing In-person Health Care Services
VASNHS begins to re-introduce open services after COVID-19 shutdowns. As one of the first sites nationally to return to in-person care to a phased approach while ensuring a safe environment for patients.
Army Reservist Major Ryan Graham (right) stands with nurses and healthcare providers in a temporary COVID-19 surge facility at the Temple University in Philadelphia in May, 2020. Graham is a VASNHS clinical psychologist who is currently deployed with the Urban Augmentation Medical Task Force 352-1 iVeteran Psychologist Helps Community
Dr. Ryan Graham, Clinical Psychologist, Behavioral Health Service, provides coordinated care in communities hard-hit by COVID-19 with a urban augmentation medical task force that focuses on improved hospitalization rates
VASNHS Clinical Case Manager Andrea Scott picks up meals from Shared Village, a Las Vegas charity that provides food and housing for homeless and food-insecure.VASNHS Delivers Food to Veterans
VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System HUD/VASH social workers are going door-to-door delivering donated food to Veterans who are unable to leave the home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Veteran attending a VA virtual mental health appointmentAt Top in Virtual Behavioral Health Appointments
VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System (VASNHS) is leading the way in providing virtual mental health care using VA video connect appointments to Veterans during a time when many are isolated at home due to COVID-19.
VA Peer Support Specialists lead a Veteran support group using VA Video Connect.VASNHS provides virtual group therapy to Veterans
While social distancing is helping to slow the spread of COVID-19, it isn’t without its share of challenges. VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System is using VA Video Connect so Veterans can continue their group therapy.

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