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Hampton VA Medical Center


Hampton VAMC Press Releases


Welcome Home Heroes Event - Friday, April 29, the Hampton VA Medical Center’s transition and care management team is sponsoring a welcome home event focusing on Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), and Operation New Dawn (OND) Veterans, on the hospital grounds near the waterfront from 10 AM through 2 PM. (04/26/2016)

Hampton VAMC Open House and Assistance Fair - On Wednesday, March 30, the Hampton VA Medical Center will hold an Open House and Assistance Fair for Veterans from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Hospital Main Chapel, BLDG 48. The event is an opportunity for Hampton Roads Veterans to come and learn about the Hampton VA Medical Center, obtain assistance with enrollments and benefits, and speak to the medical center director and senior leadership. (03/15/2016)

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Hampton Earns “Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®” Recognition from the Joint Commission - The Hampton VA Medical Center (VAMC) today was named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. The Hampton VAMC was recognized by The Joint Commission for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve surgical care. (10/30/2013)

2013 Flu Season - Everyone 6 months of age and older should get a yearly flu vaccine. Ample supplies of influenza vaccine are now available. It takes about two weeks after vaccination for your body to develop an immune response. Get vaccinated now so that you will be protected when flu season begins. In the United States, influenza season usually begins in October and can last until May. (10/03/2013)

VA Focuses National Attention on Suicide Prevention Month 2013 - WASHINGTON (Sept. 5, 2013) — In recognition of September as Suicide Prevention Month, the Department of Veterans Affairs is mobilizing people and organizations nationwide to support Veterans in crisis and spread the word about VA mental health services. (09/05/2013)

Mental Health Summit - Join us for the Hampton VA Mental Health Summit to dialogue about ways to partner with the local community about improving access to mental health services for America's Veterans and their families. (08/07/2013)

VISN 6 Newsletter - Mid Atlantic health Care Network releases new edition of "Voices of VISN 6" newsletter (05/31/2013)

Cover your Cough - Please help us stop the spread of germs that make you and others sick! (01/09/2013)

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VA Mid-Atlantic Healthcare Network Announces New Medical Center Director - The Department of Veterans Affairs announced today the appointment of Michael H. Dunfee as the new Director of the Hampton VA Medical Center (VAMC). Dunfee will oversee delivery of health care to more than 40,000 Veterans living in eastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. (12/21/2012)

VA to Increase Mental Health Staff by 1,900 - Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki today announced that the department would add approximately 1,600 mental health clinicians – to include nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers as well as nearly 300 support staff to its existing workforce of 20,590 mental health staff as part of an ongoing review of mental health operations. (04/19/2012)

Ensuring Veteran Healthcare - The Hampton VA Medical Center electronic medical record system (VistA), a software program that allows access to Veteran medical records, experienced technical difficulty with the system’s hardware on Thursday morning; however, steps were immediately put in place to ensure the healthcare of our Veterans was not impacted. (04/19/2012)

Hampton VAMC 2011 Annual Report - The Hampton VA Medical Center is proud to bring you the medical center's 2011 Annual Report. This year's publication encapsulates the many accomplishments of the staff and volunteers at the medical center during 2011. (04/03/2012)

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PACT STORY - he Veterans Administration’s (VA) pactwith those who have served in the military is to fulfill President Abraham Lincoln’s promise: “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow and his orphan.” When he enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard in 1953, Theodore Ermen never could have predicted how the VA’s modern-day “PACT” would be so important to him in 2011. (11/22/2011)

National Veterans Small Business Conference and Expo - The Department of Veterans Affairs will host the National Veterans Small Business Conference and Expo (06/28/2011)

VA2K Walk and Roll Event Promotes Employee Wellness - The Hampton VA Medical Center will host a 2K walk and roll event on June 2, 2011, at 11 a.m. in support of employee wellness month. (05/10/2011)

Hampton VAMC 2010 Annual Report - Hampton VAMC 2010 Annual Report (04/19/2011)

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Hampton Local Vets turn out in large numbers - Ahoskie, Va. -- Local Veterans and family members turned out in large numbers at a Department of Veterans Affairs event here July 27. (08/23/2010)

Rural health team provides health benefits workshop for local Veterans - Representatives from the Hampton VA Medical Center Rural Health Team met with local Veterans in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina answering questions about health care benefits, provided prescription drug education, enrollment into MyHealtheVet and social service advise. (07/16/2010)

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