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Get the latest news from VA Eastern Oklahoma-area medical centers and clinics. For more information about VA Eastern Oklahoma health care, contact our Public Affairs Office at 888-397-8387 Ext. 3704.

VA Helps Veterans Battle PTSD

June 07, 2022

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month occurs each June, and while VA works to provide information, support, and advocacy for Veterans with PTSD year-round, this month is a good opportunity to come together to discuss a problem that effects the lives of so many Americans.

Veteran and Family Resource Fair to be held May 17 in Muskogee

May 10, 2022

A free resource fair for Veterans, service-members, family members and supporters will be held May 17 in Muskogee. Sponsored by the Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System’s Suicide Prevention Program and Tulsa Vet Center.

Eastern Oklahoma VA Celebrates Volunteers During National Volunteer Week

April 18, 2022

In recognition of National Volunteer Week, April 17-23, Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System (EOVAHCS) will honor its volunteers with events throughout the week and a public campaign encouraging citizens to give back.

JACK C. MONTGOMERY VA MEDICAL CENTER NAMED LGBTQ+ HEALTH CARE EQUALITY TOP PERFORMER

April 14, 2022

The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) is pleased to announce that it has been named a top performer in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 15th anniversary edition of the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI).

Eastern Oklahoma VA creates Mental Health Evaluation Team to combat Suicide Prevention

March 22, 2022

Recent data shows that 17 veterans per day die by suicide with 11 of those Veterans not connected to VA care.

McAlester VA Outpatient Clinic closed on Feb. 3, 2022

February 03, 2022

Due to inclement weather, the McAlester VA Outpatient Clinic will be closed on Feb. 3, 2022. Veterans will be contacted to reschedule their appointments.

Limited VA Health Care services on Feb. 4, 2022

February 03, 2022

The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center and all other outpatient locations for Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System will have limited services available at all outpatient clinics on Feb. 4, 2022 and will honor all scheduled appointments unless otherwise notified.

VA sponsoring Christmas dinner for Veterans without families

December 13, 2021

The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System’s Black Employment Committee is hosting a Christmas dinner for Veterans without families on Dec. 19 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center.

Telephone town hall for Veterans living in Vinita Area: Thursday, Dec. 16, 6 p.m.

December 07, 2021

The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System will host a Telephone Town Hall for Veterans living in the Vinita area next Thursday, Dec. 16, 6 p.m. to discuss the future of the Vinita VA Outpatient Clinic.

VA opening new clinics in Bartlesville and Claremore

December 02, 2021

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is in the process of opening a new clinic in Bartlesville, roughly an hour north of Tulsa, In addition, a new clinic will also open soon in Claremore. Both clinics will be in located in Cherokee Nation.