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/images/180x130_Battle_Hardened.pngArmy Veteran Beats COVID-19
On June 26, 2020, Army Veteran Ollie Hendricks felt the sun on his face for the first time in two months. After a battle with Coronavirus, Ollie is being discharged from the Durham VA Healthcare System.
/images/Emergency2.jpgReporting Non-VA Emergency Room Visits
Beginning June 8, 2020, the Office of Community Care is requesting that all Veterans report their non-VA Emergency Department visits to the Department of Veteran Affairs within 72 hours of the start of emergency care.
/images/FACE_COVID_19.pngManaging Stress During COVID-19
Feeling stressed by COVID-19? In this video, Dr. Jonathan Leinbach, Associate Chief of Staff for mental and behavioral health, shares helpful methods for managing the challenges associated with COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Veterans must have been seen in the VA system or by a VA community care provider within the last 24 months in order to use the Urgent Care this benefit.VA MISSION Act Urgent Care Benefits
The urgent care benefit covers treatment of non-emergent symptoms such as flu-like symptoms, wheezing, sprains, sore throats, painful urination, bumps and bruises, ear pain, and mild skin irritations.
VEText_thumbnail_image graphicText Message Appointment Reminders Now Available
NEW - Text messages -- Get automatic reminders sent 48 hours in advance of your scheduled appointment. Enrolled Veterans can cancel, confirm future appointments and download a calendar file.
Durham VA Health Care System imageDirect Scheduling for Oncology
Eligible DVAHCS Veterans with active cancer can directly schedule Oncology appointments making access to specialty care services faster and easier for Veterans, while improving availability for primary care services.
Durham VA MICU earns national award for excellenceDurham VA MICU Earns Beacon Award for Excellence
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses recently awarded a gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence to Durham VA Health Care System's MICU. The award marks a milestone on the path to exceptional patient care.
NC STRIVE ProgramNCSU student aims to make colleges Veteran centric
At NCSU, the 600 or so former military men and women can easily blend in with the 30,000 students crisscrossing the Raleigh campus. However, their needs are unique. That’s where a program called NC STRIVE come in.
Secretary Shulkin visits DurhamSecretary Shulkin visits Durham VA
Secretary of Veterans Affairs, David J. Shulkin, visited the Durham VA April 28 to highlight the progress made for Veterans during President Donald Trump’s 100th day in office.
Durham VA Veteran receives wish of meeting Florida State University's women's basketball teamVeteran flies high with FSU women athletes
Last month, Durham VA hospice patient Frances “Frankie” Holland, received her final wish of meeting with the FSU women's basketball team. Holland is a Woman’s Army Corps Veteran who served during the Vietnam War era.

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