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Get the latest news from VA Illiana medical centers and clinics. For more information about the VA Illiana health care, contact our Public Affairs Office at (217) 554-5084 or

VA Illiana hosts veteran town hall events

February 14, 2022

The VA Illiana Health Care System will hold virtual town hall events for veterans throughout 2022. The first two veteran town hall events of the year will be on Tuesday, February 15 at 6 p.m. and on Wednesday, February 16 at 2 p.m.

VA Illiana Accepts Medal of Honor Plaque

December 20, 2021

VA Illiana Health Care System leadership accepted a plaque honoring military veterans who have received the Medal of Honor. The plaque was donated by the McLean County Memorial AMVETS Post 270 and presented at the VA community-based outpatient clinic on December 17, 2021.

VA Great Lakes Health Care System Announces New Medical Center VA Illiana Health Care System: Dr. Staci Williams

December 06, 2021

Victoria Brahm, Network Director, Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 12, is pleased to announce that Dr. Staci Williams has been selected as the new Medical Center Director for VA Illiana Health Care System, Danville, Illinois.

VA Illiana Hosts COVID-19 Booster Clinics

November 16, 2021

The VA Illiana Health Care System will host booster clinics at VA clinics in Danville, Bloomington, Peoria, Decatur, Springfield, and Mattoon on Saturday, Nov. 20. from 8 a.m. until noon.

VA Illiana virtual town hall for Veterans

November 05, 2021

VA Illiana will host town hall meetings for Veterans on Wednesday, November 17, 2021.

VA Illiana hosts Suicide Survivor Loss Vigil

November 05, 2021

VA Illiana will host a suicide survivor loss vigil on Friday, November 5, 2021 at 2 p.m.

VA Illiana launches new website

November 05, 2021

VA Illiana has launched a new public-facing website that is designed to better serve Veterans.

VA Illiana provides services for caregivers

November 05, 2021

November is National Family Caregiver Month and the Department of Veterans Affairs will offer programs and services for caregivers of veterans.

VA Illiana Expands Offering of COVID-19 Booster Shots

November 04, 2021

The safety and care of Veterans and our workforce are top priorities for the Department of Veterans of Affairs. The VA Illiana Health Care System is now offering Veterans and employees the Moderna vaccine booster shots.

VA Illiana to Provide Care to Non-Veterans in the Community

September 09, 2021

The VA Illiana Health Care System has made bed space and health care services available for up to twenty non-veteran patients. This began on Tuesday, September 7, 2021.