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VA Bedford’s Community Living Center earns five-star rating

BEDFORD, Massachusetts—Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans’ Hospital announces the award of an overall five-star rating for its Community Living Center, or CLC, as part of the Department of Veterans Affairs CLC Compare.

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Hollywood poster travels cross-country; comes home to local designer

BEDFORD, Massachusetts—Movie and television producers sometimes play fast and loose with the accuracy of military and Veteran details in their productions.

Three women look at a poster

Fallen Heroes Memorial dog tag flag on display at VA Bedford May 16-21

BEDFORD, Massachusetts--Veterans and Athletes United’s (VAU) Fallen Heroes Memorial, made of 7,040 dog tags that create an image of the American flag, will be on display in the Oval at Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital here, May 16 – 21.

Flag made of dog tags

In Memory program honors Vietnam Veterans who died after returning home

BEDFORD, Massachusetts--The Wall That Heals will be on display at VA Bedford Healthcare System here in September and as part of the exhibit, local Vietnam Veterans who died after returning home are eligible to be honored as part of the In Memory display in the mobile Education Center.

Military member presenting a folded U.S. flag

Hospital hosts town hall for women Veterans

BEDFORD, Massachusetts—VA Bedford Healthcare System is holding a virtual town hall meeting for women Veterans at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 17.

Female service members

VA Bedford Healthcare System to host The Wall That Heals Sept. 22-25

The Wall That Heals, a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, along with a mobile Education Center, is coming to Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, part of VA Bedford Healthcare System here, Sept. 22-25, and will be open 24 hours a day and free to the public.

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Drive up COVID testing starts Jan. 31 at VA Bedford HCS

BEDFORD, Massachusetts--VA Bedford now offers drive-up COVID testing for Veterans in a new location in the parking lot between the main hospital entrance at building 2 (red steps) and the library, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Map of the location of drive-up COVID-19 testing at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital

VA hospital desires heartfelt support for Veterans on Valentine’s Day

BEDFORD, Massachusetts— Show us your heart! And show our inpatient Veterans their service and sacrifices are not forgotten.

Volunteers sort Valentine's cards at a table

VA Bedford Healthcare System works with American Red Cross to meet ongoing need for blood donations

BEDFORD, Massachusetts—VA Bedford Healthcare System is partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive on Feb. 15 and 18, 2022.

Woman in a mask gives blood

VA Bedford unannounced CLC survey reports zero findings

BEDFORD, Massachusetts--VA Bedford Healthcare System received a commendation from Department of Veterans Affairs this week for having no identified deficiencies in its Community Living Center (CLC) on the most recent unannounced survey, conducted December 2021.

Screenshot of V-A Bedford's certificate of achievement