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Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System
VA Celebrates Black History Month On February 23, the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will celebrate Black History Month with a program at 11 a.m. in the auditorium. Following the program will be a “Taste of Soul” food sampling.
Great American Spit Out Feb. 22 is the Great American Spit Out — the national event that encourages smokeless tobacco users to quit for the day or build a plan to quit for good. Quitting isn’t easy, but VA can help.
American Legion to host Veteran Town Hall The American Legion will hold a Town Hall meeting on February 20 for Veterans and their families to discuss VA Health Care. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the American Legion Post 15.
National Salute to Veteran Patients National Salute to Veteran Patients is observed annually during the week of Valentine's Day, a day of caring and sharing which underscores the Salute's expression of honor and appreciation to Veterans.
Muskogee Bowling Alley Donates $5,000 to VA On October 21, 2017, Green Country Lanes Bowling Alley in Muskogee hosted a “Bowling for Veterans” tournament to raise money for Veterans who use the Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System.
Tulsa VA Employee Saves Veteran’s Life In October, a VA Motor Vehicle Operator was driving a VA shuttle when he spotted a wheelchair laying on the side of the road. Click the link below to read how he saved a Veteran's life.
Veterans Creative Arts Competition The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will host a creative arts competition for enrolled Veterans Feb. 12-16. Through a national judging process, first, second and third place entries in each category are determined.
Memorial Service Honors, Remembers 30 Veterans On Jan. 23, the Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System Chaplain Service held their bi-annual Memorial Service to remember 30 Veteran patients who passed away during the past six months.
Nursing Hiring Event - January 25, 2018 The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center will hold a Hiring Event for experienced med-surg and mental health RN’s on January 25, 2018 from 4 to 8 p.m. Bring a resume and get an interview on the spot!
VA to hold Memorial Service for Patients EOVAHCS will hold a memorial service on January 23 to remember Veteran patients who passed away during the past six months. Family members are encouraged to bring a photo of their loved one.
From the Veterans Health Administration
New Blood Culture ID System Improves Care for Vets VA's Tennessee Valley Healthcare System has a new system that lets doctors find harmful microorganisms in blood samples in just a few hours vs. three days with the old method.
National Salute to Veteran Patients Week All this week, VA medical centers across the country are saluting our Veteran patients with valentines, musical performances and special ceremonies. You can salute Veterans all year by volunteering.
Help for Veterans with Seasonal Affective Disorder If you feel sad in the winter, you may have Seasonal Affective Disorder. It is sometimes called winter depression. Here's information on treatment, including light therapy, from a VA psychiatrist.
February is Heart Month - A Veteran Nurse's Story Betty Cunar served as a nurse in the Vietnam war. During American Heart Month, she shares her story of care she receives from VA to remind Veterans of the importance of knowing your heart numbers.
Telehealth Revolutionizing Veterans Health Care VA's TeleHealth service utilizes health informatics to care for Veterans and helps them live independently and stay out of the hospital — essential for their overall health care and personal goals.
Bay Pines VA in Florida Modernizing for Veterans Modernizing is one of VA's top priorities and the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System is in the vanguard of medical centers which are modernizing their facilities and services for the Veterans it serves.
Minneapolis VA Opens “Healing Center” Minneapolis VA opens new “Integrative Center for Health & Healing, part of VA's new emphasis on “Veteran-Centric” care. Once considered “alternative” therapy.
Research Builds Balance and Strength in Veterans Thanks to innovative research at the Baltimore VA, older Veterans are making strides — literally — in their ability to move about, stay balanced, prevent falls and get up from a fall if they do have one.
Veterans Enjoy Holiday Open Houses at Memphis VA All this month, VA medical centers across America celebrate the holidays with Veterans and employees. At the Memphis VA, there are six Holiday Open House events to greet the season.
Veterans Creating a Brighter Future Veterans use art as a means of expression on the road to recovery, developing goals while gaining hope and a sense of accomplishment, which are critical to the recovery process.