- Emergency Management
The emergency management program is in constant preparations for the types of events that no one wants to happen.
- Weight Loss Challenge
Veterans in the VA Puget Sound MOVE! program were recognized for losing 736 pounds in a three-month period during the 2012 VISN 20 Weight Loss Challenge.
- Senator Murray visits VA Puget Sound
Chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Senator Patty Murray visited VA Puget Sound - American Lake Division earlier this month to hold a Veterans roundtable and check out the new Mental Health
- Are you ready to MOVE?
MOVE! is the VA weight managment program designed for Veterans. We have a coordinator who is ready to get you started.
- Experience when it counts
When they’re wheeling you into the operating room you want a skilled surgeon waiting. When they wheel you out you want to wake up in post-op to a cadre of committed nurses who care. About you.
- Director's Message for Veterans Day 2011
A Veterans Day message from VA Puget Sound director David Elizalde.
- Veterans Day Celebrations
Listing of events at VA Puget Sound celebrating Veterans Day 2011.
- Million Veteran Program
VA has launched an important partnership with Veterans who volunteer to better understand how genes affect health and illness.
- Flu shots for 2011-12 flu season
Veteran Flu Shots are now available for all Scheduled Appointments. Additional options for Veterans include drive-through clinics Seattle and American Lake and walk-ins at all locations.
- Emergency Department Dedication
The Emergency Department in Seattle will be dedicated on October 14.
- Find Out if You Are Eligible for VA Health Benefits
The mission of the VA is to serve Veterans with the highest-quality health care available anywhere in the world. Here is an introduction to benefits and links to find out more and how to apply.
- Blind Doc at VA Sees Patients Differently
Dr. Tim Cordes, a psychiatrist at the William S. Middleton VA Hospital in Madison, Wis., has a unique way of seeing patients: he doesn’t see them at all. He’s legally blind.
- Online Veterans Health Library
A new tool to help Veterans take charge of their health: the Veterans Health Library. Find information on diseases, conditions, and medications. It’s where to go for reliable health information.
- Help Raise PTSD Awareness
During PTSD Awareness Month, join VA in promoting public awareness and understanding of PTSD. We invite you to "Take the Step" and help the men and women who have experienced PTSD.
- Let the (Golden Age) Games Begin!
Hundreds of senior Veterans are off to Buffalo to participate in VA’s Golden Age Games, a showcase for the value that wellness and fitness provide in the lives of older Americans.
- Surviving a Stroke
An Army Veteran suffers a stroke and puts the Houston VA Medical Center Stroke Team into action, a team which recently earned a Gold Seal from the Joint Commission.
- Memorial Day - When America Remembers
Memorial Day — a time for the nation to pause and remember the service of deceased Veterans and military members who died on active duty, a time when Americans honor the fallen.
- VA Launches Hotline for Women Veterans
The Department of Veterans Affairs has a new hotline to respond to questions from Veterans, their families and caregivers about the many VA services and resources available to women Veterans.
- VA Medical Centers Named for Presidents
Can you name the three VA medical centers named for United States presidents? Here’s a story on the Franklin Delano Roosevelt campus of the Hudson Valley Healthcare System in Montrose, New York.
- Research Today Means Healthier Tomorrow
May 13-17 is National VA Research Week with the theme “VA Research Inspires.” VA Research has been part of advances in treating heart disease, diabetes, spinal cord injury and mental health disorders.