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Local Features

exterior photo of the new VA Chula Vista clinicVA Chula Vista Clinic Virtual Grand Opening
VA San Diego Healthcare System is pleased to announce the opening of the new VA Chula Vista Clinic on October 19, 2020. The new clinic, located at 353 H Street in Chula Vista, replaces the current Chula Vista clinic.
white ribbon campaignVA San Diego Supports White Ribbon Campaign
White Ribbon VA aims to eliminate sexual harassment, sexual assault, and domestic violence in VA health care settings and communities by promoting a positive change in the culture.
man sitting on a chair while getting a flu shotVA San Diego Flu Shot Program 2020
Flu season is fast approaching. Free seasonal flu shots (for all enrolled Veterans in VA health care) will be available starting October 1, 2020, at the San Diego VA medical center and community clinics.
September is Suicide Prevention Month - Be There for VeteransBe There for Veterans - Suicide Prevention Month
During this and every month, VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS) remains committed to spreading awareness of suicide prevention to Veterans and their supporters and connecting them to the resources they need.
New Beneficiary Travel Self-Service SystemNew Online Portal for Beneficiary Travel Claims
Beginning September 8, 2020, reimbursement of mileage and other travel expenses to and from approved health care appointments can now enter claims in the new Beneficiary Travel Self-Service System (BTSSS).
health care for veteransHealthcare Delivery Begins Under New VA Contract
August 25, 2020, marks the beginning of community healthcare delivery to our local Veterans under the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) contract awarded to TriWest Healthcare Alliance.
Dr. Kirk HammondLocal Researcher Wins Top Award
“We’re very proud of Dr. Hammond and his team for their progress developing new possible therapies for various issues that affect millions of Americans every year,” said Dr. Robert Smith, VASDHS director.
2020 Energy Star Award logoVA San Diego earns 2020 ENERGY STAR Award
VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS) earned the ENERGY STAR award for the 10th year. "We're proud of our commitment to energy savings, and we hope to continue to improve our efficiency," Salas said.
two hands holding a cellphoneVEText Patient Notification System
Starting Aug. 3, 2020, we are pleased to introduce a new feature that will make your visit to the San Diego VA medical center or one of our community clinics safer during the COVID-19 pandemic.
va san diego healthcare staffVA Fourth Mission - Supporting Nursing Homes in LA
The team reported that their overall experience between the two facilities were both humbling and rewarding. “They really needed our help and were so grateful for everything we did,” said Marshall.

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