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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.

Butler VA Administers 700 Vaccines During Walk In Clinic

February 13, 2021

The Butler VA Health Care System hosted a walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Saturday, February 13 at the New Castle Road campus at 325 New Castle Road, Butler. By 11:30am Butler VA officials closed the clinic having reached the 700 doses allotted for the day.

Butler VA To Host Walk In COVID Vaccine Clinic

February 08, 2021

The Butler VA Health Care System will host a walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Saturday, February 13 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., or while vaccine supplies last, at their 325 New Castle Road Campus, Butler.

Butler VA participates in VA’s Veterans Health Administration celebrating 75 years

January 12, 2021

This year, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) commemorates 75 years of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).

Free Virtual Health and Wellness Classes for Veterans

January 11, 2021

The Butler VA’s Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Program provides free, virtual classes for interested Veterans wanting to stay healthy and fit while at home this new year.

Butler VA begins COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution with Moderna

December 21, 2020

The Butler VA Health Care System will begin COVID-19 vaccination with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine Monday, December 21 following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Emergency Use Authorization for this vaccine.

New Travel Reimbursement System Available to Veterans and Beneficiaries

November 04, 2020

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced on November 2 that the Butler VA Health Care System will now use the new Beneficiary Travel Self-Service System (BTSSS) to reimburse eligible Veterans and beneficiaries for travel to and from VA medical appointments.

Butler VA to Host Caregiver Support Virtual Resource Fair

August 17, 2020

The Butler VA Health Care System is hosting its first ever Caregiver Support Virtual Resource Fair.

Butler VA Receives Award for Overall Excellence in Patient Experience

July 27, 2020

The Department of Veterans Affairs recently recognized the Butler VA Health Care System for Overall Excellence in Patient Experience.

Butler VA to Reintroduce Health Care Services Starting June 15 while Ensuring Safe Environment

June 03, 2020

The Butler VA Health Care System is working on a plan to reintroduce health care services as Pennsylvania starts reopening after COVID-19 shutdowns. The facility will begin expanding some services June 15, 2020.

Safe Mental Health Care During the COVID-19 Outbreak

April 24, 2020

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Now more than ever, the Butler VA Health Care System is committed to providing high-quality mental health care while keeping Veterans safe from exposure to the coronavirus.