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Read about what's happening in our VA Eastern Oklahoma health care community.

USS Arizona survivor recalls the “date which will live in infamy”

Eighty years later he can still hear the sirens wailing from Battleship Row. The sounds are what he remembers most from that day. That, and the fires.

Ken Potts, in Navy in 1941 and in 2021

Diabetes: Tackle the holidays and win!

Holidays can be a time of joy with traditions, spending time with family and eating good food. However, for some the holidays are filled with increased stress and temptations that leave you feeling guilty and New Year’s resolutions to eat healthier next time.

Thanksgiving meal

Virtual Classes for VA Caregivers

This month, we will provide several virtual for our caregivers to provide resources and thank you for your service.

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Eastern Oklahoma VA expands Offering of COVID-19 Booster Shots

The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System (EOVAHCS) is offering Moderna and Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine booster shots to enrolled Veterans, as well as their spouses and caregivers.

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Tulsa VA Hospital scheduled to open in 2024

In 2024, the Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System will expand health care for Veterans by opening a new 58-bed VA hospital in Tulsa.

Dr. Steven Lieberman speaks at a ceremony

Tulsa VA Outpatient Clinic to hold Hiring Fair on Oct. 20

The Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic, located at 8921 South Mingo Road in Tulsa, will hold a Hiring Fair on Oct. 20 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Main Lobby.

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New Tulsa VA Clinic opens Endoscopy Suite for Veterans

On Sept. 28, the new Endoscopy Suite at the Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic began seeing patients with Army Veteran Brian Jackson being the first.

VA staff pose for a photo with a Veteran

Eastern Oklahoma VA Now Giving Flu Shots

The Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center in Muskogee and Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic in Tulsa are now giving flu shots to enrolled Veterans.

Nurse giving a flu shot

VA Suicide Prevention Program recognizes Tulsa Police Officer

On Sept. 28, Mark Morgan, director, Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System, presented a VA challenge coin to Tulsa Police Officer Demita Kinnard in recognition of her assistance to the VA Suicide Prevention Program.

VA Director presents a challenge coin to Tulsa Police Officer.

VA Suicide Prevention Program to host Veteran Resource Fair on Sept. 28 in Tulsa

The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System Suicide Prevention Program is hosting a free resource fair for Veterans, service-members, family members and supporters.

Corn Hole