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VA Puget Sound Health Care System


Health Education

We believe the best advocate for your health is not a doctor, nurse or social worker – it’s you! To help you learn ways to live a healthy lifestyle and better manage your own health, the following resources are available for you:

Patient Education & Wellness Programs

VA Puget Sound offers a wide variety of programs and classes for Veterans to improve health and well being. Join us and live your healthiest life today!

VA Puget Sound Patient Education Programs Brochure

If you are not able to attend classes, check out the Healthy Living Resource Guide for wellness resources you can access online, through telehealth, and mobile apps.

Veterans Health Library

The Veterans Health Library is a health information website designed just for Veterans. It is a one-stop site for reliable health information reviewed by VA clinical experts. The Veterans Health Library can help you...
  • Improve your health and well-being
  • Learn about health conditions and treatments
  • Partner with your health care team
  • Make better decisions about your health care
  • Monitor and manage your health

My HealtheVet

The My HealtheVet site provides Veterans and their families excellent, reliable patient education information as well as the latest VA News. Information about Veterans benefits and services is also available.

Once registered with My HealtheVet, you will be able to:

  • Refill prescriptions online
  • Keep online personal food and activity journals
  • Monitor personal health data, such as blood pressure and pain levels
  • Maintain personal self-entered health record

Medical Libraries

Our Medical Libraries are staffed by experienced librarians and library technicians. The libraries contains a collection of easy-to-read health and wellness books, respected health education newsletters, videos and other materials.

The American Lake Medical Library is in Bldg. 71 near the inpatient cafeteria. The Seattle Medical Library is located in the basement of Building 1, down the hall from the elevator lobby.