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News Releases for VA Bedford health care.

VA Bedford Celebrates VA’s Health Professions Education Week

March 17, 2023

This week, VA Bedford Healthcare System celebrates VA Health Professions Education Week 2023, along with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, recognizing the contributions of VA faculty and partners.

VA opens health care eligibility for Vietnam, Gulf War, post-9/11 Veterans under PACT Act

September 28, 2022

On Oct. 1, The Department of Veterans Affairs will expand and extend eligibility for VA health care for certain Veterans of the Vietnam War, Gulf Wars and post-9/11 era under the Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act.

Epic motorcycle parade to escort Vietnam Veteran Memorial replica – The Wall That Heals – to VA Bedford HCS campus

September 13, 2022

Media are cordially invited to take part in a special event to be held on Tuesday, September 20, from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., commencing at the Pepperell VFW Post 3291 and ending at VA Bedford Healthcare System in Bedford, Massachusetts.

VHA implements COVID-19 health protection levels to enhance safety of Veterans, visitors, and employees

May 24, 2022

Today, VA Bedford Healthcare System is implementing COVID-19 Health Protection Levels as part of VA’s consistent, nationwide approach for Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facilities to adjust COVID-19 safety protocols locally as needed.

Haverhill VA Clinic expansion hits milestone

April 29, 2022

Phase two expansion of the Haverhill VA Clinic is underway and Primary Care service is moving from the smaller Mill Street-facing space to the larger, renovated space on the opposite side of the building from Summer Street effective Monday, May 2.

VA2K Walk & Roll returns in person May 18 to promote healthy lifestyles

April 25, 2022

VA’s 12th annual VA2K Walk & Roll event is back—in person—with goals of moving the body in support of your whole health and well-being while also helping homeless Veterans. The event is scheduled for May 18, 2022, at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans’ Hospital starting at 12 p.m.

VA Bedford HCS to start second COVID-19 boosters

April 11, 2022

Starting Wednesday, April 13, VA Bedford will be providing second booster doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to eligible individuals by appointment.

VA Bedford selected as location for VVMF 2022 The Wall That Heals tour

December 20, 2021

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) has announced The Wall That Heals national tour schedule for 2022. The Wall That Heals exhibit includes a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial along with a mobile Education Center.

VA Bedford to hold LPN hiring fair

December 06, 2021

VA Bedford Healthcare System is holding a recruitment fair for new graduate licensed practical nurses (LPNs) on Dec. 14 and 16, 2021, from 12:30 to 4 p.m. at the main hospital in Bedford.

Just launched: all-new VA Bedford Healthcare System website

November 04, 2021

Great news! VA Bedford Healthcare System has just launched a new website that will gives you better service and an easier online experience.