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VA Claims Clinic and Health & Resource Fair

A Veterans VA Claims Clinic and Health & Resource Fair is being held on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

VA Claims Clinic and Health & Resource Fair

Coming Soon! Mobile Appointment Check-in

Your overall satisfaction with a health care visit starts with patient check-in. VA understands the importance of this moment and will soon offer you an opportunity to check-in for appointments using your smartphone.

Mobile Appointment Check-in

Veterans Crisis Line

Your life is worth it. Keep fighting and never give up. Every day, responders at the Veterans Crisis Line help people going through a crisis. Call the new number—Dial 988 then Press 1—to reach qualified, caring responders who are ready to listen.

Veteran Crisis Line

Annual VA Maryland Health Care System Creative Arts Competition Now Accepting Entries!

Each year across the nation, VA partners with the American Legion Auxiliary to host a creative arts competition and festival that showcases and celebrates the value of the creative arts and creative arts therapy in the health, wellness and rehabilitation of our nation’s Veterans.

Creative Arts Festival

Walk-In COVID-19 Booster Shot Clinic

The VA Maryland Health Care System, in partnership with the Maryland National Guard, is holding a Walk-In COVID-19 Booster Shot Clinic at the Baltimore VA Medical Center at 10 North Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201.

Walk-In COVID-19 Booster Shot Clinic

The Compassionate Contact Core Creates Real Buddies

When the pandemic forced volunteer Cassandra Compton Kapoor to refrain from her usual volunteer activities in the Emergency Room at the Baltimore VA Medical Center, she signed up to participate in the Compassionate Contact Corps Program.

Compassionate Corps

Baltimore VA Medical Center Parking Garage Update

Later this summer, a major construction project is scheduled to begin in the parking garage at the Baltimore VA Medical Center (VAMC) that will require the garage to be closed until the completion of the project (approximately 2 to 3 months).

Local Veteran Artist Heads to Florida for National Creative Arts Festival

Last July, 32 Veterans receiving care at the VA Maryland Health Care System participated in a local Veterans Creative Arts Competition. Nationwide, thousands of Veterans receiving care at other VA facilities participated in their own competitions.

Love Garden

COVID-19 Second Booster Vaccinations

The VA and community retail pharmacies are now offering the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine second boosters.

booster

Totally Blind Veteran Conducts a Cooking Demo: Meatloaf and Chicken Salad Are on the Menu

A little more than a decade ago, Air Force Veteran Eugene Brown, now 75, held a well-paying position in a bank, a job he loved. He’d driven a company car and set his own schedule, balancing office time with visiting customers in the field.

Totally Blind Veteran Conducts a Cooking Demo