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The Butler VA Health Care System's Office of Public Affairs is your source for news, publications, social media and more! Our staff are available to assist local media in answering questions about the health care system, locating an expert or obtaining more information about a news release or event. Please contact the Butler VA's Public Affairs Officer at 878-271-6492.

Local Veterans Compete for Chance to attend National Veterans Creative Arts Festival

September 16, 2021

Artwork submitted by local Veterans will be on display at the Butler VA Health Care System.

Butler VA to hold annual ceremony to honor former prisoners of war

September 13, 2021

The Butler VA Health Care System is holding its annual Prisoner of War (POW)/Missing in Action (MIA) Recognition Ceremony to recognize Veterans who were captured as prisoners of war and to remember those who are still missing in action.

Butler VA encourages Veterans to ‘reach out’ for mental health assistance

September 01, 2021

In conjunction with Suicide Prevention Month, the Butler VA Health Care System is raising awareness of its mental health resources available for Veterans.

Butler VA to Host Veteran Town Hall Meeting July 28

July 14, 2021

The Butler VA Health Care System is hosting a Town Hall at its main facility, the Abie Abraham VA Health Care Center (HCC). Attendees will be provided updates on the Butler VA Health Care System, Veterans Benefit Administration (VBA) and National Cemetery Administration (NCA).

Free Creative Art Workshops for Veterans this Summer

June 21, 2021

The Butler VA Health Care System will offer free creative art workshops for Veterans throughout the summer. Participants are encouraged to then submit any art to the local Creative Arts Festival in September.

Butler VA expanding COVID-19 vaccinations under SAVE LIVES Act

April 05, 2021

Butler VA Health Care System officials announced today it is providing COVID-19 vaccinations to anyone who served in the military, and their caregivers and spouses, and some other beneficiaries under the authority granted by the SAVE LIVES Act, signed by President Joe Biden March 24, 2021.

Butler VA to hold COVID-19 vaccine clinic at VFW Post 6166 in Hermitage

March 19, 2021

The Butler VA Health Care System will host a walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., or while vaccine supplies last, at the Hickory VFW Post 6166, 4586 E. State Street, Hermitage, PA 16148.

Butler VA Administered 10,000th COVID-19 Vaccine

March 10, 2021

The Butler VA Health Care System administered its 10,000th COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday, March 13, 2021.

Butler VA announces stakeholder listening sessions

March 03, 2021

The Butler VA Health Care System announced today that it will hold a virtual listening session with stakeholders on Wednesday, March 10 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET to hear from Veterans and the communities VA serves.

Limited family visitations offered at Butler VA’s Community Living Center

February 16, 2021

The Butler VA Health Care System reopens family visitations for residents of the Sergeant Joseph George Kusick Community Living Center (CLC) effective Tuesday, February 16, 2021.