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Birmingham VA to host massive job fair

September 01, 2022

The Birmingham VA Health Care System will host a job fair Saturday, September 24, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Birmingham VA East Clinic located at 7901 Crestwood Blvd., Irondale, AL 35210.

Forbes: VA ranks #5 best employer in Alabama

August 26, 2022

The Department of Veterans Affairs ranks as the fifth best employer in Alabama for the Forbes’ 2022 America’s Best Employers list.

NEW Veterans Crisis Line number is 988

July 19, 2022

The Veterans Crisis Line has a new number: Dial 988 then Press 1.

Birmingham VA ranked #1 in Care Transition, compared to regional health care facilities

July 12, 2022

The Birmingham VA Health Care System is ranked #1 in the region for Care Transition out of 37 health care systems, according to Medicare’s latest Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) patient survey report.

Birmingham VA Health Care System Celebrates National Volunteer Week

April 21, 2022

In early 2020 more than 160 Volunteers supported the Birmingham VA Health Care System. The public health emergency required VA to limit volunteer activity, but a small group remained able to support medical center volunteer activity.

Birmingham VA scores high marks for patient experience

March 11, 2022

The Birmingham VA Health Care System received a 4-star patient experience rating in Medicare’s latest Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) patient survey report.

COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot Update

November 01, 2021

On October 21, 2021 the CDC identified and recommended several groups of people who should get a COVID-19 booster. Following this expanded guidance from CDC, VA is now able to provide booster shots at sites offering Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J COVID-19 vaccines, as supply and capacity permit.

Birmingham VA Health Care System now offering COVID-19 booster shots

September 29, 2021

The Birmingham VA Health Care System is now offering Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster shots under Emergency Use Authorization as of Sept. 29, 2021.

Birmingham VA Health Care System Implements New Phone System

August 10, 2021

In support of the VA-wide Telephone Modernization Project, the Birmingham VA Health Care System will begin changes to the current phone system for the medical center and all community-based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) beginning Tuesday, August 10, 2021.