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/images/Yancey_Photo1.jpgHSR&D Award for Best Research Paper of the Year
Dr. William Yancy, a research associate at the Durham VA Health Care System Health Services Research and Development (HSR&D), was awarded the HSR&D Award for Best Research Paper for 2020.
/images/Chris_Casey180x130.jpgDurham VA Mass Vaccinations a Success
In February, the Durham VA Healthcare System (DVAHCS) held two mass vaccination events administering doses of the Pfizer Vaccine to more than 6,000 Veterans. The Durham VA is preparing to vaccinate more Veterans.
/images/Caregiver2.pngCOVID-19 Vaccine for Approved Caregivers
The Durham VA Health Care System has received approval to vaccinate Primary or Secondary Family Caregivers who are enrolled in the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC).
/images/COVID_19_Vaccine.jpgCOVID-19 Vaccine for High Risk Veterans
The Durham VA Health Care System (DVAHCS) has received authorization to provide the COVID-19 vaccines to the most vulnerable Veterans including Veteran frontline essential workers in our communities.
/images/Feature_Story180x130.pngDVAHCS Selected for COVID-19 Vaccine Trials
The Durham VA Health Care System (DVAHCS) will begin a clinical trial for the single-dose investigational COVID-19 vaccine developed by the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson.
/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.

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