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In the spotlight at VA Altoona

Just launched: all-new James E. Van Zandt VAMC website

Great news! James E. Van Zandt VAMC has just launched a new website that will give you better service and an easier online experience.

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It's Intimate Partner Violence Awarness Month!

The VA’s Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Assistance Program is committed to helping Veterans, their partners, and also VA staff who are impacted by IPV.

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Emergency Medical Care

During a medical emergency, Veterans should immediately seek care at the nearest medical facility.

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Receive Appointment Reminders via Text Messaging

Did you know more than 9 million VA health care appointments go unutilized each year due to missed appointments?

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