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CAVHCS Earns Several Accreditations from The Joint Commission

Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System or CAVHCS received four accreditation letters from The Joint Commission. Achieving accreditations demonstrates a commitment to continuous improvement in patient care.

 CAVHCS earns several accreditations from Joint Commission

Sergeant First Class Heath Robinson Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act of 2022

I write this letter with the hope of reaching as many Veterans and their family members as possible. New, ground-breaking legislation now allows us to better care for those Veterans exposed to burn pits and other toxic substances.

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CAVHCS Cuts the Ribbon on the New Robert S. Poydasheff VA Clinic

It was a bright and sunny day in Columbus, Georgia, as friends, families, Veterans and team members of the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System or CAVHCS celebrated the opening of the new Robert S. Poydasheff VA Clinic on July 22.

 Robert S. Poydasheff VA Clinic Ribbon Cuting Ceremony

New Robert S. Poydasheff VA Clinic ready to serve Veterans in July

Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS) is preparing to celebrate the opening of the new Robert S. Poydasheff VA Clinic.

Robert S. Poydasheff VA Clinic

CAVHCS holds clinic tour for the Poydasheff family

Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System or CAVHCS held a private tour of the new Robert S. Poydasheff VA Clinic for the Poydasheff family, U.S. Representatives Sanford Bishop and Drew Ferguson.

Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System Executive Leadership, Representative Sanford Bishop, Representative Drew Ferguson, and the Poydasheff family tour the new Poydasheff clinic on May 9 in Columbus, Georgia.

CAVHCS Firefighters assist the Community

Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System fire medic Anthony Williams and firefighter Thomas Green were delivering government vehicles for maintenance in the nearby town of Tallassee, Alabama, but there was a slight change of plans.

Firefighter Thomas Green and Fire Medic Anthony Williams assisted the Tallassee Fire Department in extinguishing a mobile home fire, ensuring the local community was safe. (Photo by Tramel Garrett, CAVHCS Public Affairs)

CAVHCS Tuskegee Campus hosts Tuskegee University Field Day

There is a storied history between Tuskegee University and the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS) Tuskegee Campus that dates back almost 100 years.

Tuskegee University Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) students participate in a field day event hosted on the Tuskegee Campus. (Photo by Robin Johnson, CAVHCS Public Affairs)

CAVHCS Earns 90 in Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2022 Healthcare Equality Index

TUSKEGEE, AL — The Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System or CAVHCS has received an evaluation of 90 out of 100 and the designation of "LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Top Performer" in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 15th-anniversary edition of the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI).

Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System executive leadership celebrates the release of the 2022 Healthcare Equality Index results.

Women who shaped the foundation and future of the Tuskegee VA Hospital

Countless women have served Veterans on the Tuskegee Campus of the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS) and the care they provide has set the foundation of what is now one of the most historic medical centers in our Nation.

Chief Nurse Esther Bullock and nurses at Tuskegee Campus in 1933

CAVHCS CLC rated 5-stars and ranked 1st in the Nation

The Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System New Horizon Community Living Center (CLC) continues to set the standard for nursing homes with 11 consecutive quarters at a 5-star rating and ranking #1 in the Nation.

Mary Watson visits her son, Army National Guard Veteran Keeshawn Gavin