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VA Augusta urologist working to close gender gap in contraception culture

November 17, 2022

VA Augusta urologist working to close gender gap in contraception culture Women undergo 40 percent more tubal ligation surgeries than men undergo vasectomies even though tubal litigation is a far more invasive and risky procedure.

Friday, Nov. 18: VA Augusta to host Homeless Veteran Stand Down

November 10, 2022

VA Augusta Health Care System will host a Homeless Veteran Stand Down Friday, Nov. 18, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., at our Uptown campus at 1 Freedom Way in Augusta, Georgia.

Saturday, Nov. 19: VA Augusta to host nurse hiring event for new grads, LPNs, RNs

November 08, 2022

VA Augusta Health Care System will host a hiring event on the morning of Saturday, Nov. 19, for Licensed Practical Nurses and Registered Nurses passionate about serving Georgia and South Carolina veterans.

VA Augusta aims to save more lives with new mammography machine

October 12, 2022

Veterans in the CSRA will soon have greater access to mammography screenings to prevent, detect, and treat breast cancer. VA Augusta Health Care System anticipates the arrival of a state-of-the-art Hologic Selenia Dimension 3D Mammography System in mid-October.

VA Augusta employee invents device to prevent falls among Veterans

September 14, 2022

Ebony Dillard, a physical therapy assistant at VA Augusta Health Care System, has invented a device that can help prevent falls among Veterans who experience limited strength in their lower extremities.

Gun storage, new Veteran’s Crisis Line focus of Suicide Prevention Month at VA Augusta

September 07, 2022

New 3-digit Veterans Crisis Line (dial 988 and press 1) offers Veterans a short, easy-to-remember way to get 24/7 support About 7 out of 10 Veteran deaths by suicide result from firearm injuries

VA Augusta Community Living Center earns 5-star rating for 11th straight quarter

September 02, 2022

The Veterans Health Administration recently announced that VA Augusta Health Care System’s Community Living Center (CLC) earned a 5-star rating for both quality and staffing, the highest possible scores in those categories for a VA long-term residential facility.

VA Augusta launches opioid safety and naloxone education campaign

August 19, 2022

In response to the ongoing opioid crisis in America, VA Augusta Healthcare System pharmacists are launching an education campaign about the risk of opioid overdose and the use of naloxone to prevent overdose fatalities.

July 16: Augusta VA to hold job fair for positions across the healthcare system

July 07, 2022

Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center will host a job fair Saturday, July 16, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., at its Uptown Campus on 1 Freedom Way in Augusta, Georgia. Augusta VA personnel will make same-day job offers for some positions.

Charlie Norwood VA Spinal Cord Injury Veteran patient to receive donation of iBOT wheelchair

June 07, 2021

Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center and one of its Spinal Cord Injury Veteran patients will receive the donation of iBOT power wheelchairs from Mobius Mobility, LLC, during a ceremony 11 a.m., Monday, June 14, at its Downtown campus at 950 15th Street.