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VA Long Beach health care top stories.

Moving the Body: Energy and Flexibility

Spring is the perfect time to get moving!

Four Veterans: one mowing the lawn, one walking her dog, one exercising on a treadmill and one in a wheelchair lifting weights. Plus the message

VA Heath Protection Levels: Low, Medium and High 

You have been amazing in your flexibility during the COVID-19 pandemic – thank you!

Three meters displaying the three VA Health Protection Levels and an arrow filled with a gradient that goes from green to yellow to red, representing the low, medium and high levels of protection

Virtual Claims Clinic

The Los Angeles VA Regional Office (LARO) will host a Virtual Claims Clinic honoring Pride Month and celebrating Juneteenth.

A soldier and the words

National Veterans Creative Arts Competition: First-Place Winners

They were among nearly three thousand Veterans who answered the call and submitted an entry for the National Veterans Creative Arts Competition. However, their creations and stories outstood the crowd and were consecrated as first-place winners.

Image of the 4 art pieces that won first-place at the National Creative Arts Competition

National Volunteer Week: A Call of Appreciation and to Serve

Every day hundreds of appreciative citizens in our community join thousands of volunteers across the country in thanking Veterans for their service by volunteering at VA Long Beach Healthcare System.

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Virtual Veterans Town Hall

In keeping with VA’s commitment to improve communication, VA Long Beach Healthcare System invites Veterans, their families, caregivers and beneficiaries, as well as community partners, to a Virtual Veterans Town Hall.

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National Vietnam War Veterans Day

On March 29 each year, our nation observes National Vietnam War Veterans Day.

The image of the Vietnam War Veteran coin, the words

VA Long Beach Expands Surgical Services to Include Neurosurgery

VA Long Beach Healthcare System will soon begin performing neurosurgery – elective, urgent and emergent – in-house, in lieu of referring Veterans to another VA facility and/or community partner.

Image of a Computerized Tomography (CT) scan

It’s not Just Photography

Two Veterans won First Place in the Drama: Multimedia Video category of the 2021 National Veterans Creative Arts Festival with their video It’s not Just Photography created as part of the Creative Arts and Humanities Program of VA Long Beach Healthcare System.

Close-Up photo of a Veterans looking through a camera and adjusting the lenses of the camera with the caption

UPDATES from VA Long Beach Healthcare System

Here are the latest updates from VA Long Beach.

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