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VA Puget Sound Health Care System


Health Education

We feel that 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

Patient Education 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 Class Brochure

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.