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A Government Shutdown will NOT affect Veteran care.

Night image of the West Entrance of the Louisville VA Medical Center

Veterans on-site at Louisville's new VA hospital working to ensure it's completed on time

Doug Hayes is one of 350 people who work every day on the new $930 million Veterans Affairs Medical Center site in eastern Jefferson County.

Building under construction

Veteran Flu Clinics Start Monday, September 11th

Veterans can get a FREE flu shot at the Louisville VA Drive-Thru clinic.

Calendar of 2023 Veteran Flu Clinics in Louisville

Louisville's new VA hospital already bringing economic growth despite traffic headaches

There's still more than two years to go until construction is finished on the new $840 million Veterans Affairs hospital in east Louisville, but its impacts are already being felt by nearby businesses and traffic.

Construction of the new VA hospital.


On Sunday, August 20th, active military and veterans, as well as their families, can attend the fair for free.

Run For the Wall Riders Visit with Louisville Patients and Staff

The Robley Rex VA Medical Center welcomed nearly 300 motorcyclists on Wednesday as part of Run For the Wall's annual journey to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Run For the Wall

2022 National Research Week

This week marks the 97th anniversary of VA Research and is being celebrated as National Research Week across the country. VA research is often the channel for new technologies to be introduced, federally approved, and brought to the global mainstream clinical environment. VA researchers are part of the innovative teams that developed effective treatments for tuberculosis, invented the CAT scan,

Research Week

Quick Actions of Geriatrics and Extended Care Team Save Veteran’s Life

LOUISVILLE, KY - While awaiting assessment for Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) eligibility, the Geriatrics and Extended Care (GEC) team received a call from a Veteran reporting that he needed assistance.

Dr. Belinda Setters

VA No Longer Requires Fasting for Most Blood Tests

Beginning April 17, 2023, the VA will no longer require fasting for most blood tests.

blood test

Louisville VA Health Care System Launches Monthly PACT Act Information Meetings

LOUISVILLE, KY – The Robley Rex Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) staff joined the VFW Post 1170 on Thursday night to host a public Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act (better known as the PACT Act) Information Meeting for Veterans, spouses and caregivers.