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Lee Duncan, a licensed practical nurse working at VA Puget Sound Health Care System’s West Clinic administers a COVID-19 vaccine to Andrew Garcia, an Emergency Department health technician. Garcia was among the first front-line health care personnel to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at VA Puget Sound’VA Puget Sound begins COVID-19 vaccines
VA Puget Sound Health Care System is excited to announce that it began offering COVID-19 vaccination to health care personnel yesterday. VA is offering COVID-19 vaccines at 37 VA facilities nationwide at this time.
Dr. Joyce E. WipfDr. Joyce E. Wipf receives 2020 Worthen Award
Dr. Joyce E. Wipf received VA’s highest honor for health professions education, the David M. Worthen Award for Excellence in Health Professions Education are sponsored by the VHA Office of Academic Affiliations.
William “Bill” CarpentierVA Puget Sound employee's 50th anniversary
William “Bill” Carpentier reaches the rare achievement of 50 years of combined active duty and civil service. VA Puget Sound is honored to recognize Carpentier for his unrelenting dedication.
Community Care NetworkCommunity health care delivery begins under new VA
Today marks the beginning of community health care delivery to our local Veterans under the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) contract awarded to TriWest Healthcare Alliance.
Charles Burt, a 20-year U.S. Army Veteran, took a gold in VA's Creative Arts Competition for his oil  “Respect”VA Puget Sound Veterans take 11 medals in national
Local Veterans land medals at VA's Arts Competition.“I set a goal to try and to win…to really push myself. Not only did I win my category, I won some significant life lessons along the way,” described one Veteran.
Sakuna ThongchanhI am VA Puget Sound: Sakuna Thongchanh
Being a Laos refugee is a catalyst to Sakuna Thongchanh’s compassion for caring for Veterans who sees a refugee’s and soldier’s experience on opposite sides of same coin-one running from war, the other running to war.
COVID-19Director letter to Veterans about way forward
We are beginning our phased approach to safely and responsibly resume services. We'll proactively contact Veterans to make appointments, so our policy of no walk-in patients outside of emergent care remains in place.
VA Puget Sound Health Care System staff return from supporting New York/New Jersey COVID-19 surgeStaff return from COVID-19 hot zones
Eight VA Puget Sound staff have deployed to support coronavirus response needs: two to New York and the remainder to New Jersey. Seven of those health care heroes just returned.
Award-winning staffVA Puget Sound's award -winning staff
VA Puget Sound Health Care System’s #1 priority is providing outstanding care to Veterans. What makes that possible is its team of dedicated doctors, nurses, researchers and support staff, like these four award-winners.
COVID-19Protect yourself from COVID-19: VA care from home
“Through VA’s virtual care tools, we are able to leverage available technology to make sure that our patients and staff are as safe as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said VA Puget Sound Director Michael Tadych.

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