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VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System kicks off annual National Salute to Veterans Week with music, Valentines and treats

OMAHA, Neb. — Veterans receiving care at the Omaha VA Medical Center received a rare musical treat on Monday, Feb. 12, as VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System (VA NWIHCS) kicked off its annual National Salute to Veteran Patients Week in high style.

Offutt Band

Beating Heart Failure: Proactive Measures for a Healthier Life

OMAHA, Neb. - Heart failure, a condition affecting the heart's ability to pump blood effectively, is a concern for many individuals.

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Preying on Patriots: The Growing Threat of Scams Against Veterans

With scams targeting Veterans seeking benefits becoming a serious nationwide problem, Federal law enforcement officials are working tirelessly to shed light on the complexities of these cases while providing crucial advice for Veterans.

Preying on Patriots

From Battles to Benefits: Stand Down's Commitment to Helping Veterans

OMAHA, Neb. – VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System (VANWIHCS) joined forces with the University of Nebraska Omaha and other community partners Friday, Nov. 17, 2023, when it hosted its annual Veteran Stand Down at UNO’s Milo Bail Student Center.

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Redefining Healthcare Spaces: The ACC Wins the AIA National Design Award

OMAHA, Neb. -- In the architectural world, few honors are as revered as the American Institute of Architects' (AIA) Central States National Design Award. A testament to innovation and pushing the boundaries of design, it's an accolade that truly sets the bar in the industry.

ACC at the Omaha VAMC

Vision Care in Sight: VA Eye Clinic Features Advanced Equipment and Services in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. – Lincoln area Veterans now have more choices regarding their vision. That’s because VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System’s Lincoln VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) has expanded services for Veterans.

Eye Clinic Story

Omaha VAMC Nurse honored for going “Above and Beyond” to care for Veterans

OMAHA, Neb. – Please join us in congratulating Kevin Pruitt, MSN, RN, at the Omaha VA Medical Center, who was honored earlier this week with VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System’s Daisy Award.

Daisy Award Winner

Salute to Excellence: Omaha VA Nurse Receives Recognition for Prioritizing Veterans

OMAHA, Neb. – The Paralyzed Veterans of America's Great Plains Chapter recently bestowed its quarterly award upon an extraordinary nurse at the Omaha VA Medical Center for exceptional service.

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National Immunization Month: Strengthening Public Health Through Veteran Vaccination

OMAHA, Neb – The VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System (VANWIHCS) staff is gearing up for this August's National Immunization Month activities to help Veterans better understand the importance of immunizations.

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