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Road closures parking adjustments at Omaha VARoad closures parking adjustments at Omaha VA
April 2 road closures and parking adjustments on Omaha VA Medical Center campus to prepare for construction of Ambulatory Care Center
Veteran Town Hall in NorfolkVeteran Town Hall in Norfolk
The Department of Veterans Affairs will host a Veteran Town Hall March 28th at the Norfolk Senior Center, 307 West Prospect Ave in Norfolk at 6pm. Veterans, family members, survivors, & the public are invited to attend.
Hand ShakeVeteran Town Hall
The VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System hosts a Town Hall on Feb. 26th at the Military Veteran Services Center, Bellevue University at 6:00pm. Veterans, family members, survivors, and the public are invited.
A woman sits at a kitchen table with a man in a wheelchair petting a dog.Foster homes provide long-term care for Veterans
The Medical Foster Home program is recruiting caregivers within a 60-mile radius of Grand Island and 30 miles around the Omaha area to provide long-term care in their homes for Veterans.
stock photo of an apple, tape measure and blood glucose monitorDiabetes Education Debunks Myths, Promotes Health
More than 12,000 Veterans are treated for diabetes across VA NWIHCS. Through education, diabetes educators are teaching Veterans how to cope with the disease, which makes it difficult for the body to manage glucose.
Graphic of human body and skeletal system and redness radiating from the left shoulderStepping up care for chronic pain
Approximately 50 percent of male Veterans, and up to 75 percent of women Veterans, treated at VA experience chronic pain. Learn more about how VA helps Veterans with chronic pain.
A provider looks in a patient's ear (stock photo)Audiology Begins Open Access Clinic
The Audiology clinics at the Omaha VAMC and Lincoln VA Clinic offer walk-in services Monday through Friday for audiograms, hearing aid maintenance and repairs, and hearing aid adjustments.
Dr. Jeffrey Albrecht, gastroenterologist at Minneapolis VA Health Care System talks with a Veteran about his health care. (VA Photo by April Eilers)Vets have improved access to treatment for Hep C
VISN 23 facilities identify and treat Veterans with hepatitis C. Those requiring intervention decreased from 3,724 in March 2015 to 1,671 in February 2016. Treatment can rid Vets of the virus and improve quality of life
VITAl counselor Barb Shupe cuts the ribbon for the opening of the VITAL office at Kaplan University's Lincoln campus.Counselors VITAL to college transition for Veteran
VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System's VITAL counselors help Veterans bridge challenges between VA, colleges and universities, and home life to succeed in higher education.
Stock photo - Woman in suit talks to inmates.Veterans Justice Outreach
VA NWIHCS' Veterans Justice Outreach social workers reach out to justice-involved Veterans to help them with re-entry into society after incarceration. Social workers help them access health care and other benefits.

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