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A Lifetime of Service Deserves a Lifetime of Healthcare

Stan Sharp is a retired, U.S. Army Master Sergeant, who enlisted in 1976.

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Soldier's Angels Home of the Brave Campaign

Celebrating Veterans Day at VA Hospitals is an activity that the Soldiers’ Angels Home of the Brave campaign has been doing nationally since 2012, including at the Canandaigua VA.

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2022 Staff Award of Excellence

The Canandaigua VA Voluntary Service (VAVS) Executive Committee presented its annual “Staff Award of Excellence” on August 24th to Carol Thompson, Advanced Illness Care Coordinator at the Canandaigua VA.

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The new 2022 Pact Act

The PACT Act is a historic new law that expands VA health care and benefits for Veterans exposed to burn pits and other toxic substances.

Soldiers, with details on new Pact Act

A Heart to Help

Valerie had been searching for years on how to bring her brother Larry home.

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The Canandaigua Campus of VA Finger Lakes Healthcare System is undergoing construction and highly anticipated renovations!

Construction is projected to be complete late fall 2022 and the hiring process to fill vacancies is starting already.

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VA Health Connect Launched at VA Finger Lakes Healthcare System -- Get Immediate help by calling 1-800-877-6976

VA Finger Lakes Healthcare System launched a single toll-free number, 1-800-877-6976, to connect Veterans to dedicated and aligned clinical and administrative staff 24/7.

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Meet Reginald Orme and Learn How Whole Health Made a Difference in His Life

October is Whole Health Month Meet Reginald Orme. Read his story on how Whole Health impacted his well-being and life.

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VA Remembers 9/11 - 20 Year Commemoration

VA Finger Lakes Healthcare System asks Veterans, community residents and employees to join the two events planned for the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier to remember the First Responders, Post 9/11 combat Veterans and citizens who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.

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The future of medicine is in your genes. We need your help.

VA Finger Lakes Healthcare System is enrolling Veterans into the Million Veteran Program, a national research program that studies how differences in genes, lifestyle and military experiences affect Veterans' health and illnesses.

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