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Just launched: all-new VA Maine Healthcare System website

No-Cost VA Flu Shots for Eligible Veterans

September 18, 2023

It’s time to get a flu shot! Visit one of VA Maine's upcoming Drive-Up Flu events to get your flu shot this flu season.

VA Maine Healthcare System Receives 4 Stars CMS Quality Ratings

July 27, 2023

Today VA Maine Healthcare System announced that it received a 4 star overall quality and 5 star patient satisfaction rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). This is the first time CMS has included VA facilities in their annual Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings.


June 02, 2023

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” -Thomas Merton. Discover what creative art modalities are available within VA Maine's Recreation Therapy.

Additional Updates to VA Maine's Masking Guidance

June 02, 2023

With the current Maine COVID-19 cases maintaining at low risk levels, VA Maine is updating its masking requirements to be in line with National VA and CDC guidance.

Now Open! The New Rumford VA Clinic

June 02, 2023

The New Rumford Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) located at 10 Railroad St., Rumford, ME 04276 opened on May 30, 2023, by appointment only.

Changes In Beneficiary Travel Reimbursement

June 01, 2023

Effective June 9, 2023, claims for beneficiary travel reimbursement must be submitted within 30 days of travel. These guidelines were altered during the initial phase of the COVID pandemic and are reverting to their initial guidelines.

Starting May 1, 2023, VA Maine’s Masking Guidance Will Change

April 27, 2023

Learn what you need to know before your next visit to a VA Maine healthcare facility!.

Monkeypox Vaccine Now Available

October 24, 2022

VA Maine Healthcare System recommends anyone that is high risk for monkeypox get vaccinated and anyone with monkeypox-like symptoms contact their primary care provider.

A NEW phone system? What to expect and How to Navigate the Change.

October 13, 2022

The VA Maine Healthcare System has created a NEW phone system to IMPROVE how we handle YOUR calls.