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Veterans from the Third Edition of To The Point NewsletterVeterans To The Point 3rd Edition
The 3rd quarter edition of To The Point Newsletter has some interesting tips to remember during the hot summer months. Keep hydrated, do recommended health screenings, and see a provider for symptoms of PTSD.
Veterans Hiring Fair imageVeterans Hiring Fair and Veterans Town Hall
The SNVEB in partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Labor, Nevada Job Connect and Work For Warriors, will host a Veterans Hiring Fair 12-3 PM and Quarterly Veterans Town Hall 4-6 PM.
Veteran drinking bottled water in front of North Las Vegas VA Medical Center.Summer Safety
Summer heat temperatures may cause adverse health issues. Practice healthy habits such as staying indoors, drink plenty of water and using sunscreen to keep the body healthy.
Patient and Infectious Disease Nurse promoting Wear Yellow for National Hepatitis Screening Day.Get Screened for Hepatitis C
In recognition of National Hepatitis Screening Day May 19, the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System will host a free walk-in screening day for Veterans at the North Las Vegas VA Medical Center from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
VA staff participating in 2016 VA2K EventVA2K 2017 Walk and Roll Event
The VA2K encourages Veterans, their families, community and VA employees to adopt an active lifestyle by providing the opportunity to enjoy a short two km, 1.24 miles, walk. This walk may take 20 minutes.
Access To Quality Care VA provider smilingVA Makes Wait Times Transparent for Veterans
VA launched a new Access and Quality Tool that provides Veterans with an easy-to-use, easy-to-understand way of accessing patient wait time and quality of care data and with more information about VA services.
To The Point VASNHS Newsletter for April - June 2017First Edition of To The Point Veterans Newsletter
To the Point, VASNHS first edition quarterly newsletter discusses Matters of the Heart. to fulfill one of the promises to improve communication of news and information that impact you and your healthcare.
Veterans Town Hall Meeting at the VAMC January 2017 imageVeterans Health Wellness Fair Town Hall 0417
The VASNHS in partnership with the Southern Nevada Veterans Community Engagement Board will co-host a Health and Wellness Fair and Quarterly Veterans Town Hall on 4/1/2017 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM.
Laughlin Chamber of Commerce and Dr. Silvers, VA Primary Care cut the ribbon at the MCPO Jesse Dean renaming ceremony.MCPO Jesse Dean VA Clinic Renaming Ceremony
Laughlin Rural Outreach Clinic renamed to the Master Chief Petty Officer Jesse Dean VA Clinic to honor a Vietnam and 27-year Navy Veteran who served his country and the Laughlin community for over four decades.
Veterans Town Hall at VA Southern Nevada Healthcare SystemVeterans Town Hall January 18
Please join us for an Information Fair and our Quarterly Veterans Town Hall at the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System Medical Center, Auditorium, in North Las Vegas, 5-7 p.m. January 18, 2017.

From the Veterans Health Administration

Potted plants on displayVeteran Shares Green Thumb Hobby with Fellow Vets
An Iraq war Veteran tells his story of post-combat struggles and how Veterans Affairs health care professionals helped him commit to a better life and share his green thumb hobby.
Female soldier standing in front of American FlagVeteran Sexual Trauma Victims: You Are Not Alone
After Mary experienced Military Sexual Trauma, she was afraid to report it. She thought she was alone. She got help at VA and now wants to get the word out to other Veterans about MST coordinators.
Dr. Schutzer conducting researchVeterans Find Prostate Cancer Cure at McGuire
Veterans across America travel to McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond for treatment of moderate to aggressive forms of prostate cancer using “brachytherapy” a much better option for Veterans.
Doctor and patient shaking hands10 Things About The Veterans Choice Program
Here's all the information about the Veterans Choice Program. Find out if you are eligible to receive health care from a community provider. How is the 40-mile calculation determined? And other FAQs.
Wheelchair basketball gameVeterans Compete in National Wheelchair Games
For Veterans with physical disabilities, the National Wheelchair Games help Veterans become aware of their abilities and potential. And there is a great spirit of healthy activity and camaraderie.
A member of the VA Central California Health Care Systemís Hepatitis C Clinic approaches a      homeless personís tent in Fresno, Calif. Getting homeless Veterans tested for Hepatitis C
Jennifer Siilata is a VA clinical pharmacist and she knows how dangerous the Hep C virus is if left untreated. She knows it is curable. Her goal? Find high-risk homeless Veterans and get them tested.
Golden Triangle Performance Ensemble entertains Pittsburgh Veterans after parade around campusPittsburgh Veterans Celebrate the Fourth of July
Independence Day parade at the Pittsburgh VA Medical Center honors Veterans living in the Community Living Center. Third year for performers who call it the “highlight of their year.”
Illustration of back musclesVeterans with Back Pain Have Treatment Options
In a survey of more than 3,500 back pain sufferers, 80% said that yoga, tai chi, massage therapy or a chiropractor helped them. Those options can help as much as surgery or drugs, with fewer risks.
Doca Merdjanoska, surgical department nurse at the VA Central California HealthFresno VA Medical Center's Nurse of the Year
Meet Doca Merdjanoska from Macedonia, one of VA's top nurses. Our continuing series of outstanding VA employees features a surgical department nurse at the Fresno VA Medical Center.
Putting sunblock on your skinVeterans: Protect Your Skin and Your Hearing
Veterans: Do you know the difference in Ultraviolet B and Ultraviolet A sun's rays? And what is a safe decibel (dB) level of noise? Here are a few quick handy answers just in time for summer.

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