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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.

$120 million in federal funding approved for new VA hospital in Tulsa

December 28, 2020

On Dec. 27, 2020, the president signed a law approving $120 million in federal funding for a new Veterans Hospital in Tulsa (VHiT), which will be the first hospital to be built under the Communities Helping Invest through Property and Improvements Needed for Veterans Act of 2016 (CHIP-IN Act).

Eastern Oklahoma VA begins COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution with Moderna

December 22, 2020

The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System (EOVAHCS) began vaccinations with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 22 following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Emergency Use Authorization for this vaccine.

Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System facilities to go smoke-free on October 1, 2019

September 30, 2019

As part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) commitment to provide excellent health care for Veterans, VA will implement a new policy restricting smoking by employees, patients, visitors, volunteers, contractors and vendors at its health care facilities on Oct. 1, 2019.

VA Opening McAlester VA Outpatient Clinic

November 08, 2018

The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System (EOVAHCS) will open the McAlester VA Outpatient Clinic on Nov. 13, which will be located at 2 E. Clark Bass Blvd. in the McAlester Regional Health Center.

VA to hold Open House for New Tulsa Dental Clinic

October 09, 2018

The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System will hold a Ribbon Cutting and Open House for a new Tulsa VA Dental Clinic on Oct. 11 from 4 to 6 p.m. Veterans and the general public are invited to attend.

VA adds additional Office Space for Mental Health Services in Tulsa, New Call Center

June 12, 2018

The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System (EOVAHCS) invites Veterans and the public to attend a Ribbon Cutting & Open House on June 19 for a new Mental Health Addition and Call Center at the Tulsa VA Behavioral Medicine Clinic, located at 10159 E 11th Street.

McCurtain County VA Clinic to hold Grand Opening

September 13, 2017

The McCurtain County VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic, located at 903 SE Washington St. in Idabel, will hold a Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting ceremony on Sept. 22 at 11 a.m.

New Name for Muskogee VA

July 31, 2015

The Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Muskogee is now officially called the Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System (EOVAHCS).

VA Medical Center to celebrate 90th Anniversary

June 04, 2013

The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center (JCMVAMC) will celebrate its 90th Anniversary on June 14 with a ceremony at 2 p.m. on the lawn of the Five Civilized Tribes Museum, which is adjacent to the medical center.

Grand Opening to be held for Vinita VA Outpatient Clinic

December 01, 2009

The public is invited to attend the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of the Vinita VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic on Dec. 7 at 11 a.m. The clinic is located at 269 S. 7th St. in Vinita.