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A Photo is Worth a Thousand Words

They say a picture’s worth a thousand words, but in this case it brought one employee from the Western North Carolina VA Health Care System national recognition.

boy with chickens

Western North Carolina VA Health Care System welcomes new Assistant Director

Leadership at the Western North Carolina VA Health Care System has expanded to meet the growing health care needs of Western North Carolina Veterans.

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Western North Carolina VA Health Care System new HRO Coordinator Announced

Rakeyta Scales has been named new HRO Coordinator for the Western North Carolina VA Health Care System. She has worked at Charles George VA Medical Center since 2013.

Scales HRO

Charles George VAMC restricts visitation to help ensure patient, staff safety

With the rise in COVID-19 cases in Western North Carolina, Charles George VA Medical Center is immediately restricting visitation in its efforts to safeguard patients and staff against the transmission of the virus.

Visitation Policy Update

WNC VA Health Care System appoints deputy chief of staff

The Western North Carolina VA Health Care System has a new Deputy Chief of Staff.

Dr. Douglas Huntley

WNC VA Health Care System partners with NCWorks to host VA job fair

The Western North Carolina VA Health Care System is looking for some new employees.

Asheville Now Hiring

WNCVAHCS runs through two VA Telestroke Program simulations

What to Know: Telestroke is the virtual examination of a suspected stroke patient using video teleconference, to review imaging of the affected area; evaluation using the NIH Stroke Scale; and recommendation for or against the administration of a clot-busting drug.

Stoke exercise

Western North Carolina VA Health Care System fills three key positions

The Western North Carolina VA Health Care System has recently filled three key positions. The positions include: Facility Management Service Chief; Quality Management Service Chief; and Privacy Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officer.

Western North Carolina VA Health Care System to join Asheville for Veterans Day Ceremony

Western North Carolina VA Health Care System will join the City of Asheville for this year's virtual Veterans Day Ceremony.

Virtual Veterans Day Ceremony

What is Peer Support Celebration Day?

Global Peer Support Celebration Day is an annual celebration of peer supporters, peer support and recognizing their work in helping peers with mental health, addictions, and or trauma-related challenges.

Global Peer Support Celebration is Oct. 21. (VA graphic/Vance Janes)