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Veterans Day 2017Veterans Day 2017
Please join the City of Rancho Cordova and VA Northern California Health Care System on Saturday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day. The Observance will be held at the Sacramento VA Medical Center at 10 a.m.
2nd Annual VetstockVetstock
2nd Annual Vetstock. Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 5 p.m. at the Sacramento Elks Lodge. Live Music and BBQ. Tickets just $25, and are available through Voluntary Services of VANCHCS and online.
VA Appointment Request AppVeteran Appointment Request App
Skip the phone call. For your next VA care visit, download and use the new Veteran Appointment Request (VAR) app — making scheduling and tracking appointments easier than ever.
Memorial Day CeremonyMemorial Day Ceremony
The City of Rancho Cordova, the Department of Veterans Affairs Northern California Health Care System, Alphagraphics Rancho Cordova and Republic Services Welcome you to: Rancho Cordova’s 11th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony
Employee Spotlight: Dr. Martin LeamonEmployee Spotlight: Dr. Martin Leamon
We would like to extend a HUGE congratulations to Dr. Martin H. Leamon! Dr. Leamon was recognized in Sacramento Magazine's "Top Doctors List" in the Addiction Medicine category.
The Road to RecoveryThe Road to Recovery
If someone were going to give you a million dollars, but it would take three months, you'd still take it, says Joe Qualls, referring to the wealth of programs and benefits available through the VA NCHCS.
PGA Hope TourVeterans Experiencing Life Again Through Golf
For Veterans in Northern California, going once a week to play golf with other Veterans battling post-traumatic stress disorder and other health concerns can provide much-needed relief.
Redding Veterans Town HallVA to Host Redding’s First Veterans Town Hall
VA to Host Redding’s First Veterans Town Hall - Opportunity for feedback from Veterans, Family Members, Stakeholders, Veteran Service Organizations, and Community Partners.
Da Vinci Xi RobotDa Vinci Xi Robot
Come check-out the latest technological advances in cancer treatment at VA Northern California Health Care System. Our new surgical robot, the Da Vinci Xi Robot can perform complex surgical procedures.
Preventing HIV InfectionHIV Discovery
A study of HIV conducted by researchers at VA Northern California Health Care System showed that greater than 86 percent of uninfected adults have antibodies capable of protecting them against HIV infection.

From the Veterans Health Administration

National Salute to Veteran Patients WeekNational 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 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 StoryFebruary 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 CareTelehealth 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 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.
L-R: Chief of Staff Kent Crossley, Chief Experience Officer Martina Malek, nurse practitioner Judy Wagner, Chief of PM&R Mike Armstrong, nurse practitioner Laurie Kubes and Director Patrick KellyMinneapolis 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.
Army Veteran Gary Lucas navigates a hurdle exercise with the help of study coordinator Lydia PadenResearch 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.
Holiday Open House… A Big Hit with Veterans and EmployeesVeterans 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.
Art work produce by Veterans who particpated in Art TherapyVeterans 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.
Women Veterans on the lake in canoesWomen Veterans: Retreat Healthy and Healing
Women Veterans attend Healing in Nature Retreat which promotes whole health and wellness to help women Veterans explore personal wellness goals. “My best six days since coming home.”

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