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News and Press Releases for the Durham VA Health Care System

Durham VA Health Care System encourages Veterans to access breast health services during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 14, 2021

The Durham VA Health Care System is encouraging men and women Veterans to get screened for breast cancer during October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Paul Crews Appointed as Executive Director of VA’s Mid-Atlantic Health Care Network

October 08, 2021

Durham VA Health Care System's Executive Director, Paul Crews, MPH, FACHE, has been appointed Executive Director of VA's Mid-Atlantic Health Care Network, effective October 10, 2021.

Pfizer Vaccine Booster Blitz; Saturday October 2

September 29, 2021

We are hosting a Pfizer booster blitz for Veterans on Saturday, October 2nd, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. for eligible Veterans by appointment at the Durham Medical Center 508 Fulton St. Durham, NC, 27705.

Greenville VA Health Care Center Extends Drive-Thru Flu Shots for Veterans

September 27, 2021

The Greenville VA Health Care Center is extending their drive-thru flu clinics for Veterans. The additional dates for the drive thru flu clinics are October 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and  30th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the parking area at 401 Moye Blvd, Greenville, North Carolina 27834.

A Proclamation on Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day, 2021

September 24, 2021

NOW, THEREFORE, I, JOSEPH R. BIDEN JR., President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim Sunday, September 26, 2021, as Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day.

Disability Claims for Asthma, Sinusitis, Rhinitis; Veterans Who Served in Southwest Asia

September 15, 2021

The Department of Veterans Affairs will begin processing disability claims Aug. 2 for asthma, rhinitis and sinusitis on a presumptive basis based on presumed particulate matter exposures during military service in Southwest Asia and certain other areas.

Third doses of Pfizer/Moderna for Immunocompromised Veteran Patients

August 20, 2021

The Durham VA Health Care System is offering 3rd doses of Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to immunosuppressed Veterans currently enrolled in VA care. Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are available to enrolled Veterans who meet criteria as recommended by CDC.

Third doses of Pfizer/Moderna for Immunocompromised Veteran Patients

August 20, 2021

The Durham VA Health Care System is offering 3rd doses of Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to immunosuppressed Veterans currently enrolled in VA care.