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Hines VA’s Serwa Research Center on Aging Awards First Research Grants

May 07, 2021

Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital’s Serwa Research Center on Aging awarded its first series of $50,000 research grants seeking to improve the quality of life of older Veterans and plans to award additional grants this summer.

Hines VA Hospital leads the way in COVID-19 vaccinations

April 17, 2021

Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital reached a new milestone April 17, 2021, administering 50,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses since December, leading the way in vaccinations among VA facilities in the region.

Hines VA Hospital opens new pacemaker clinic

April 16, 2021

Hines VA Hospital held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new 2,655 square-foot pacemaker clinic, April 16, 2021.

Hines VA begins COVID-19 vaccinations for Department of Homeland Security

April 13, 2021

Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital is administering vaccinations to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employees through an interagency agreement to support DHS’s COVID-19 Operation Vaccinate our Workforce program.

Hines VA Hospital expands COVID-19 vaccinations to all Veterans, caregivers and spouses

April 09, 2021

Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital is expanding COVID-19 vaccinations to anyone who served in the military, their caregivers and spouses, and some other beneficiaries under the authority granted by the SAVE LIVES Act, signed by President Joe Biden on March 24, 2021.

Hines VA Hospital offers COVID-19 vaccine to Veterans of all ages

March 09, 2021

Hines VA Hospital is now offering the COVID-19 vaccine to Veterans of all ages. Approximately 35 percent of its enrollees have been vaccinated to date.

Hines VA Hospital leads the way in COVID-19 vaccinations

February 23, 2021

Hines VA Hospital announced that staff have provided more than 25,000 vaccines since December and is leading the way in vaccinations among VA facilities in the region.

Hines VA Hospital Vaccinates 10,000th Veteran

February 16, 2021

Hines VA Hospital announced that staff have vaccinated more than 10,000 Veterans.

COVID-19 vaccine being offered at select Hines VA clinics

February 11, 2021

COVID-19 vaccines are being offered to Veterans 65+ in the Aurora, LaSalle and Kankakee areas. There’s a limited number of appointment openings for this weekend. Clinics are open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Feb. 13 (Aurora); Feb. 14 (Kankakee); and Feb. 15 (LaSalle).

Hines VA Hospital Vaccinates 10,000th Person

February 01, 2021

Hines VA Hospital staff have vaccinated 10,000 individuals as of today. This vaccine went to William J. Swade, Army Veteran.