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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.

Access VA Care From Home

March 28, 2020

Butler VA Health Care is committed to providing high-quality care while keeping Veterans safe from the coronavirus (COVID-19). (03/27/2020)

March 13, 2020

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Paul Amick as the new director of the Butler VA Health Care System in Butler, Pennsylvania.

Veterans Can See their VA Doctor at Home

March 11, 2020

The Butler VA Health Care System’s Primary Care Providers and Mental Health Professionals are trained to deliver telehealth services to a Veteran’s home or non-VA setting. If Veterans are unable to come to an appointment in-person, they may utilize VA Video Connect (VVC) to receive virtual care.

Butler VA Adopting New Entry Measures to Protect Veterans and Staff

March 09, 2020

The Butler VA Health Care System will begin screening measures for anyone entering its campus(es) or community clinics effective immediately to protect Veterans, staff, volunteers and visitors against the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Butler VA Invites Women to Continue Making History with VA

March 02, 2020

This Women’s History Month, the Butler VA Health Care System invites women Veterans to continue making history with the department.

Photography Campaign Seeks Women Veterans

February 13, 2020

U.S. Veterans Affairs Photographer and Army Veteran Gene Russell will be taking portraits of women Veterans as part of the “I Am Not Invisible” campaign this month.

Local Pharmacist-run Lyme Disease Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Clinic Gains National Attention

January 29, 2020

The Butler VA Health Care System is the first VA facility nationwide to offer Veterans a pharmacist-run Lyme disease post-exposure prophylaxis clinic.

Butler VA Develops New Program to Help Veterans with Lower Back Pain

January 13, 2020

The Butler VA Health Care System developed and is now piloting a protocol in the Annie Mobile Application (Annie) to assist Veterans struggling with lower back pain.

‘Harmonicas for Health’ Coming in January to the Butler VA

January 06, 2020

The Butler VA Health Care System will offer a new program for Veterans starting this month called “Harmonicas for Health.” Harmonicas for Health was created by the COPD Foundation and PEP especially for individuals with COPD and other chronic lung diseases.

Free Gardening Workshops for Veterans at the Butler VA

June 19, 2019

The Butler VA Health Care System is hosting four, free gardening workshops for Veterans this July.