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Sioux Falls VA Health Care System

Press Releases


2014

VA2K Walk and Roll Supports Homeless Veterans and Promotes Physical Activity - The Sioux Falls VA (Dept. of Veterans Affairs) Health Care System will host a VA2K Walk and Roll on May 21, 2014 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM to encourage healthy activity while supporting homeless Veterans with donated items. (04/14/2014)

Sioux Falls VA hosts 24th annual VA Variety Show - Veterans of several eras, volunteers and VA staff will share their talents in comedy, vocal music, skits, magic, and more. (02/26/2014)

Women Veterans Wellness Retreat - The Sioux Falls VA Health Care System will host a Women Veterans Wellness Retreat Friday, February 28. This is last of three Heart Healthy Friday events the Sioux Falls VA Medical Center has held during February to bring awareness to Veterans about the risks for heart disease and stroke. (02/26/2014)

VETERANS SOUGHT FOR CREATIVE ARTS - The Sioux Falls VA Health Care System encourages Veterans who want to share their artistic side to enter visual art, creative writing, music, drama, comedy, dance, and other art for the local competition for the National Veterans Creative Arts Festival. (01/24/2014)

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2013

Sioux City VA Outpatient Clinic Offers Vaccinations - FLU walk-in clinics, and appointments are not necessary for enrolled Veterans. The clinic is located at 1551 Indian Hills Drive, Suite 206, Sioux City, Iowa. (09/30/2013)

Sioux Falls VA Offers Vaccinations - The Sioux Falls VA Health Care System offers enrolled Veterans influenza, shingles, tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (whooping cough) vaccinations. (09/16/2013)

Veterans Stand Down in Sioux Falls on September 20 - The Sioux Falls VA Health Care System, Sioux Falls Vet Center, area Veterans service organizations, and community agencies are sponsoring this stand down event for all area homeless Veterans and other Veterans in need. The term stand down is taken from military terms meaning a respite from combat. (09/13/2013)

VA Show & Shine Car Show - The Sioux Falls Dept. of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center invites Sioux Falls area Veterans and residents to the 12th annual VA Show & Shine this evening, August 21. (08/21/2013)

Valentines for Veterans Concert - The Sioux Falls Dept. of Veterans Affairs (VA) will host its first Valentines for Veterans concert featuring country music recording artist James Wesley February 9, 2013 at 3:00 PM at the Washington Pavilion. (01/08/2013)

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2012

Healthy Living Fair - Veterans are invited to a Healthy Living Fair at the Sioux Falls VA Medical Center January 11, 2013 (12/27/2012)

Sioux Falls Veterans Affairs Medical Center Tailors Plan to Expand Mental Health Staff - Facility to Hire Eight as Part of Nationwide Boost Sioux Falls, SD – Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki recently announced the department would add approximately 1,600 mental health clinicians as well as nearly 300 support staff to its existing workforce. VA estimates that six clinicians and two support personnel will be hired to support mental health operations at the Sioux Falls VA Health Care System. Funding has now been distributed to the Sioux Falls VA, and recruitment is underway. (06/12/2012)

VA Announces Recruitment Effort to Hire Mental Health Professionals - Sioux Falls, SD – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has developed an aggressive national mental health hiring initiative to improve recruitment and hiring, marketing, education and training programs, and retention efforts for mental health professionals. (06/12/2012)

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