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W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center - Salisbury, NC

 

Local Features

VA Secretary visits with a VeteranVA Secretary McDonald visits Charlotte CBOC
The Honorable Robert McDonald, Secretary of Veteran Affairs, visited Salisbury VAMC’s Charlotte Community Based Outpatient Clinic Aug. 26, touring the facility and speaking to Veterans, clinic staff and leadership.
Festival logoLocal Veterans place in national arts competition
Winners for the National Veterans Creative Arts Festival (NVCAF) were recently announced and four local Veterans were among the winners. One of those winners was Daniel Huneycutt, a 89-year-old Navy Veteran.
image of pillsProgram helps those battling substance abuse
Overcoming an addiction can be a monumental task without support, but substance abuse services at the Salisbury VA Medical Center offers Veterans a helping hand on the journey to recovery.
Groundskeeper trims shrubsGrounds crew keeps Salisbury campus beautiful
Everyone knows the Salisbury VAMC is full of specialists who provide care to patients on a daily basis, but there’s one team that also provides care across the campus that may go overlooked at times – the Grounds Crew.
Nurse takes patient's vitals in the Oncology clinic.Small clinic staff provides large clinic service
Battling a serious illness like cancer could seem overwhelming, but the Oncology staff at the Salisbury VA Medical Center is doing everything possible to be a partner to Veterans during treatment.
photo of ribbon cuttingSalisbury celebrates mental health ribbon cutting
Department of Veterans Affairs, federal and local government officials ceremoniously opened the new Mental Health Center for Excellence on the Salisbury VA Medical Center campus during a ribbon cutting ceremony June 11.
gearySalisbury VAMC now providing vascular surgery
In an effort to expand available services, the Salisbury VAMC has recently begun offering vascular services at the facility. Inpatient and outpatient consultations began recently and the first surgeries began in January.
Prince Moses, a peer support specialist at the Salisbury VA Medical CenterVA employee honored at Goodwill event
A peer support specialist the Salisbury VA Medical Center was recently presented with the 2014 Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont GoodWork! Award for his work with Goodwill Industries.
Homeless Veteran aid phone number 877-4AID-VETSalisbury VA to hold homeless Veteran Stand Down
The Salisbury VAMC is presenting its first Homeless Veteran Stand Down May 21. Registration for Veterans will take place in the Building 6 Gymnasium and services will be provided in several locations on campus.
Photo of Clothesline Project tshirts hung for displayHelp available for Military Sexual Trauma victims
It’s important that Veterans don’t let misconceptions keep them from getting help for MST. Staff at the Salisbury VAMC are recognizing this through a Clothesline Project display.

From the Veterans Health Administration

Health tech helps a woman getting a mammogramVA Leads the Nation in Breast Cancer Screening
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. VA wants to help Veterans learn more about breast cancer with the helpful tools listed in this story including a Breast Cancer Risk Calculator.
Woman looking at a high heel shoeHigh Heels a Snap With New Prosthetic Foot
Veterans and others who have lost a lower limb and need prosthetic feet have been limited in the footwear they can choose. A VA researcher in Minneapolis and his colleagues aim to change that.
A Veteran and his wife talk to other Veterans in a parkThe Blue Button is Literally a Life Saver
Read how one married couple — both Veterans — use VA’s online Personal Health Record, My HealtheVet, all the time and encourage Veterans to sign up and take advantage of its many great features.
A Veteran pats a horse in a stableReining in PTSD with Equestrian Therapy
Veterans participating in the residential treatment program at the Bedford VA, in Massachusetts, are being given a chance to spend a day riding horses, or just walking through a quiet pasture.
Two men secure plywood over a windowBe Disaster Aware and Take Action to Prepare
Tornados? Floods? Hurricanes? Are you prepared if one of those hit your home? Take advantage of these check lists during National Preparedness Month. Get your family ready for all emergencies.
A disabled woman sits on the back of a golf cart, preparing to swing a clubNational Golf Tournament for Blind Veterans
Annual tournament an opportunity for legally blind and physically disabled Veterans to develop new skills and enhance their self-esteem. Therapeutic format promotes rehabilitation and fellowship.
call center workers consult near a woman taking a callSupport For Vets During Suicide Prevention Month
Help spread the word about VA's mental health resources. We all have the power to take the first step to reach out and see how they're doing.
Four health care workers crowd around a computerQuick-Thinking VA Radiology Team Saves a Veteran's Life
Four members of a VA radiology team at the VA Southern Oregon Rehab Center, White City, Ore., teamed up in early August to provide needed help to an elderly Veteran living alone in a remote rural area.
A man hands his ID to a woman at a deskTwo Forms of ID Now Needed to Request VHIC Card
VA has strengthened the ID requirements to request the new Veteran Health Identification Card (VHIC). Enrolled Veterans now will need two forms of ID. See the acceptable ID documents in this story.
A woman shows a man writing on a large padSeeking New Coping Tools for Veterans with TBI
Cognitive rehabilitation researchers are testing new tools and strategies — from smartphone apps to online brain training — to help Veterans cope with the effects of mild traumatic brain injury.

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