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Sioux Falls VA Health Care System

 

Local Features

Blind Man Shooting Bow ArrowAdaptive Sports
Imagine a program that engages Veterans in ways they never dreamed possible. Imagine a program that adapts to unique needs while providing social engagement and fun. Adaptive Sports Program at the VA Medical Center
Blood BankCommunity Blood Bank Announces Top 10 Businesses
Sioux Falls, SD- Every three seconds a patient needs blood in the United States. As the Sioux Falls community continues to grow, so does the need for blood products. Many businesses partner with Community Blood Bank.
Michael FitzmauriceHonoring Vietnam Veterans for their service.
Mike respectfully served other Veterans as a VA plumber from 1987 – 2011. A very humble man, he is never one to bring attention to his military service or the fact he earned America’s highest award for valor.
Are you HydratedHow Hydrated Are You?
Signs of Dehydration: Headache, Lack of Energy, Feeling Lightheaded, Dark Urine, Constipation. Recommended Water Intake:... Tips to Stay Hydrated:... Good Sources of Fluids:... Caffeine in Moderation:...
Connect HealthConnect Health Information
Improve access, strengthen continuity, and empower Veteran patients and their delegates to participate in their health and health care to achieve their goals. Easy to get started, easy to use.
Doctor PatientVets have improved treatment for Hep C in VISN 23
Physicians and other care team members are taking advantage of new medication and dedicated financial resources to reach out and educate veterans about Hepatitis C treatment options in VISN 23.
Health For LifeBE INVOLVED IN YOUR HEALTH CARE 2016
The road to better health rests within you. The first step is to know what you want from your health and why. Knowing your health goals may not be simple - yet it is an important step toward reaching your potential.
Thank youKorean War Vets
Gifts and medals were presented from the people of the Republic of Korea in friendship and thanks to the Veterans who served in Korea's land, air and sea from June 25, 1950 - October 25, 1954.
Dr. John (Jack) WempeMeet the Sioux Falls VA New Chief of Staff
Dr. John (Jack) Wempe, the new Chief of Staff for the Sioux Falls VA Health Care System, says he came to South Dakota because of the people. ...“Midwestern values” and work ethic of the VA staff with whom he now works.
E-DonateE-Donate
All administrative costs for VA are already appropriated by Congress, so you can be assured your entire donation is going directly to support Veterans in the way you choose. Thank a Veteran online in 5 minutes, E-Donate

From the Veterans Health Administration

Richard Weaver, Registered Cardiac Invasive Specialist and Dr. Izzat Shah, M.D. Helping Hands for Healthy Hearts for PA Veterans
At the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center, the new cardiac catheterization suite offers state-of-the-art care for area Veterans close to home. Less travel and loved ones by their side.
Potted plants on displayVeteran Shares Green Thumb Hobby with Fellow Vets
An Iraq war Veteran tells his story of post-combat struggles and how Veterans Affairs health care professionals helped him commit to a better life and share his green thumb hobby.
Female soldier standing in front of American FlagVeteran Sexual Trauma Victims: You Are Not Alone
After Mary experienced Military Sexual Trauma, she was afraid to report it. She thought she was alone. She got help at VA and now wants to get the word out to other Veterans about MST coordinators.
Dr. Schutzer conducting researchVeterans Find Prostate Cancer Cure at McGuire
Veterans across America travel to McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond for treatment of moderate to aggressive forms of prostate cancer using “brachytherapy” a much better option for Veterans.
Doctor and patient shaking hands10 Things About The Veterans Choice Program
Here's all the information about the Veterans Choice Program. Find out if you are eligible to receive health care from a community provider. How is the 40-mile calculation determined? And other FAQs.
Wheelchair basketball gameVeterans Compete in National Wheelchair Games
For Veterans with physical disabilities, the National Wheelchair Games help Veterans become aware of their abilities and potential. And there is a great spirit of healthy activity and camaraderie.
A member of the VA Central California Health Care Systemís Hepatitis C Clinic approaches a      homeless personís tent in Fresno, Calif. Getting homeless Veterans tested for Hepatitis C
Jennifer Siilata is a VA clinical pharmacist and she knows how dangerous the Hep C virus is if left untreated. She knows it is curable. Her goal? Find high-risk homeless Veterans and get them tested.
Golden Triangle Performance Ensemble entertains Pittsburgh Veterans after parade around campusPittsburgh Veterans Celebrate the Fourth of July
Independence Day parade at the Pittsburgh VA Medical Center honors Veterans living in the Community Living Center. Third year for performers who call it the “highlight of their year.”
Illustration of back musclesVeterans with Back Pain Have Treatment Options
In a survey of more than 3,500 back pain sufferers, 80% said that yoga, tai chi, massage therapy or a chiropractor helped them. Those options can help as much as surgery or drugs, with fewer risks.
Doca Merdjanoska, surgical department nurse at the VA Central California HealthFresno VA Medical Center's Nurse of the Year
Meet Doca Merdjanoska from Macedonia, one of VA's top nurses. Our continuing series of outstanding VA employees features a surgical department nurse at the Fresno VA Medical Center.

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