The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is conducting virtual diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) listening sessions for Veterans through September in support of Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities through the Federal Government.
The Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System will host a Telephone Town Hall to engage with Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) & Operation New Dawn (OND) Veterans on Sept. 20 at 6:30 p.m.
In 1958, 17 year-old Tom Cotton deployed to Korea with the U.S. Army's 13th Engineering Combat Battalion. The battalion's primary mission was finding mines left over from the Korean War and destroying them.
Since receiving COVID-19 vaccination in December 2020, the Eastern Oklahoma VA Health Care System has administered 29,785 COVID-19 vaccine shots to Veterans. A total of 15,002 Veterans are fully vaccinated which amounts to 43.51%.
Veterans, caregivers, and beneficiaries who are eligible for reimbursement of mileage and other travel expenses to and from approved health care appointments, can submit claims online in the new Beneficiary Travel Self-Service System (BTSSS).
On July 19, the new Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic, located at 8921 South Mingo Road. in Tulsa, opened its doors for Veterans in Eastern Oklahoma. The clinic located at 9322 East 41st Street is no longer seeing patients.
On July 19, the new 180,000 square foot Ernest Childers VA Outpatient Clinic, located at 8921 South Mingo Road in Tulsa, opened its doors for Veterans in Eastern Oklahoma. The clinic replaced the Tulsa clinic at 9322 East 41st Street.