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GCVHCS Director's Thanksgiving Message

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving

GCVHCS Veterans Day Message

Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System (GCVHCS) Director Bryan C. Matthews sent this message on Veterans Day to the more than 50,000 subscribers to the GCVHCS email system.

Veterans Day poster

GCVHCS Hosts Virtual Veteran’s Day Event

Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System (GCVHCS) employees, Veterans and invited guests participated in a virtual Veterans Day observance Nov. 9, highlighting contributions from Veteran Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coastguardsmen ahead of the nationally recognized Nov. 11 holiday.

GCVHCS Virtual Veterans Day

GCVHCS Organizing Veterans Day Events Nov. 6-11

BILOXI, Miss. – The Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System (GCVHCS) is scheduled to participate in and host events during the week of Veterans Day, nationally recognized Nov. 11.

Tumbler, Hat

GCVHCS Encouraging Veterans to Access Breast Health Services During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

BILOXI, Miss. – The Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System’s (GCVHCS) Women Veterans Program is encouraging women Veterans to get screened for breast cancer during October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

GCVHCS Breast Cancer Screening

Panama City VA Clinic Expands Tele-Audiology Department

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. -- The Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System (GCVHCS) marked the opening of its Panama City Beach Community-Based Outpatient Clinic’s (CBOC) Face to Face and Tele-Audiology Hearing Health Services with an Oct. 5 ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Panama City CBOC TeleHealth Clinic

Biloxi VA Medical Center Employee in ER With Allergic Reaction Has Wedding At Facility

BILOXI, Miss. – A Biloxi Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center employee married his fiancé Oct. 1 at the Biloxi VA Medical Center Emergency Room.

Nicholls, Greer Wedding

GCVHCS Employees Participate in POW/MIA Recognition Day Ceremony

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System (GCVHCS) employees participated in a Prisoner of War (POW)/Missing in Action (MIA) Recognition Day ceremony Sept. 17 at the Council on Aging of West Florida in Pensacola, Florida.

GCVHCS POW/MIA Recognition Day

Biloxi VA Medical Center Nurse Renders Assistance on Delta Flight

BILOXI, Miss. – A Biloxi Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center registered nurse (RN) provided emergency medical assistance to a traveler on a routine Delta Air Lines flight from Pensacola, Florida, to Miami Aug. 15.

GCVHCS RN Caliz Diaz

Audiologist Recognized at National Convention

Dr. Margaret Peak, the Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System (GCVHCS) chief of Audiology, received the 2021 Joint Defense Veterans Audiology Conference (JDVAC) Lt. Frank B. Walkup IV Distinguished Service Award March 3.

Doctor Margaret Peak, Chief of Audiology.