Skip to Content
Learn what the PACT Act means for your VA benefits

Stories

Read about what's happening in our VA Lebanon health care community.

2022 Flu Clinic Schedule

Getting a flu shot is always a good idea. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it’s even more important. If you aren’t worried about yourself, getting a flu shot can keep you from spreading it to others who are at high risk of severe illness like children under 2 or adults over 65.

2022 Lebanon VA Medical Center and VA Clinics flu vaccine clinic schedule

Be Vigilant of PACT Act Scams

The PACT Act was signed into law, bringing new opportunities for expanded health care, benefits, and fraud to Veterans. Stay safe against new scams by protecting yourself with these tips.

Desktop computer, laptop, and mobile app with security alerts

Car show brings joy to Veteran in hospice

United States Air Force Veteran, Jerry Loeb is known as a proud patriot, a fierce competitor, a loyal friend, a no-nonsense leader, a gifted mechanic, and a naturally talented race car driver.

Cars, both old and new, circle Lebanon VAMC to honor a Veteran.

988 = life saver

Starting July 16, Veterans experiencing a mental health crisis can now reach the Veterans' Crisis Line with a new, easy-to-remember phone number - dial 988 and press 1.

988 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Lebanon VAMC Celebrates 50 Years of Love with Bill and Grace Smith

Retired Green Beret, Army ranger and paratrooper, Lt. Colonel Bill Smith married his wife, Grace, 50 years ago on April 1, in Suedberg Church of God in PA. This year, VA staff and residents celebrated their monumental achievement on Friday, April 1 with a celebration of their love and service.

Bill and Grace Smith celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in the Lebanon VAMC Community Living Center.

COVID-19 Vaccines and Booster Shots get updated guidance for Lebanon VAMC

Data continue to show the importance of vaccination and booster doses to protect individuals from becoming infected and stave off severe outcomes of COVID-19.

Vials of COVID-19 vaccine

The Fire Still Burns

Time travel is possible! Employees from the hospice unit at Lebanon VA Medical Center in South Central Pennsylvania can verify it.

US Army Veteran and retired Lancaster Fire Department firefighter, Lyle Schaller, was all smiles when hospice staff coordinated a trip back in time for him.

Veteran with MS completes Ironman, credits VA care

Stephen Glaus proudly served in 2011with the U.S. Army military intelligence in Iraq supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. After his service, he landed his ‘dream job’ as a drone operator with a private company. While on a business trip in 2018 to Japan his foot suddenly went numb.

Stephen Glaus, Army Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran, was able to complete an Ironman with the mentorship of a chiropractor, Kevin Long at Lebanon VA Medical Center.

Therapeutic photography program helps Veterans

Lebanon VA Medical Center and Lebanon Valley College developed "The Seeing Lens" a ten-week therapeutic photography group to help Veterans in recovery.

Image of Lebanon Veteran participant photograph exibit hall

Patient Testimonial: Short-Stay Knee Replacement

Rick Rader, a U.S. Army Veteran who served from 1976 to 1980 had significant knee pain and opted for surgery at Lebanon VA Medical Center. Seven months later he won multiple medals in the 2019 National Veterans Golden Age Games.

Photo of Veteran Rick Rader with Medals