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Get the latest news from the Columbia VA Health Care System. For more information about Columbia VA HCS, contact our Public Affairs Office at 803-776-4000, ext. 56519.

Columbia VA Health Care System to host Virtual Town Hall

June 14, 2022

The Columbia VA will host its next monthly Virtual Veterans Town Hall meeting June 24 from 2 to 3 p.m., for Veterans served by the Columbia VA Health Care System. Typically, these Virtual Veterans’ Town Hall meetings will occur every month on the fourth Friday of the month.

Columbia VA Health Care System’s Women’s Health Program: Serving Our Service Women

June 06, 2022

Columbia, SC — The Columbia VA Health Care System’s (CVAHCS) team of medical professionals in their Women’s Health Program, aim to ensure every female Veteran who receives care at CVAHCS feels empowered, comfortable, and treated with dignity.

Columbia VA Health Care System’s Occupational Therapists: Helping Veterans Regain Independence

April 15, 2022

Designated as Occupational Therapy (OT) Month, April is a time set aside to recognize the gift of healing that OTs provide to patients worldwide.

Columbia VAHCS Earns Top Performer Designation in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Healthcare Equality Index

April 06, 2022

The Columbia VA Health Care System (HCS) received an evaluation score of 95 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).

Columbia VA Health Care System to host Virtual Town Hall

March 15, 2022

The Columbia VA will host its next monthly Virtual Veterans Town Hall meeting March 25 from 2 to 3 p.m., for Veterans served by the Columbia VA Health Care System. Typically, these Virtual Veterans’ Town Hall meetings will occur every month on the fourth Friday of the month.

Columbia VA HCS Hosts American Red Cross Blood Drive

February 24, 2022

Columbia, SC — The Columbia VA Health Care System (VAHCS) hosted its first blood drive of 2022 in partnership with the American Red Cross, Feb. 23, at the Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center.

Columbia VA Health Care System Announces Appointment of Jackson Slappy, MD, MS, FACS, as New Chief of Staff

February 24, 2022

COLUMBIA, SC — The Columbia VA Health Care System (HCS) is pleased to announce the appointment of A.L. Jackson Slappy, MD, MS, FACS, as the new Chief of Staff (COS), effective Feb. 25, 2022.

Columbia VA Health Care System to host Virtual Town Hall

February 24, 2022

The Columbia VA will host its next monthly Virtual Veterans Town Hall meeting tomorrow from 2 to 3 p.m., for Veterans served by the Columbia VA Health Care System. Typically, these Virtual Veterans’ Town Hall meetings will occur every month on the fourth Friday of the month.

Columbia VA Health Care System Recognizes Veterans Patients During National Salute to Veteran Patients Week

February 11, 2022

The Columbia VA Health Care System (HCS) will recognize and honor hospitalized Veterans from Feb. 13-19 during National Salute to Veteran Patients week.

Virtual Veterans Town Hall planned for Jan. 28

January 06, 2022

The Columbia VA will host its monthly Virtual Veteran’s Town Hall meeting January 28, beginning at 1 p.m., for Veterans served by the Columbia VA Health Care System.