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Get the latest news from VA New Jersey-area medical centers and clinics. For more information about VA New Jersey health care, contact our Public Affairs Officer at 908-647-0180 ext. 21-4550 or email

August 10, 2023

Extension will ensure that no Veteran or survivor will miss out on a single day of backdated PACT Act benefits.

June 27, 2023

Most Veterans who apply for PACT Act benefits by August 9 – or submit their intent to file – will have their benefits, if granted, backdated to August 10, 2022

May 19, 2023

Veterans are now able to participate in VA Uber Health Connect — an initiative which provides supplemental transportation to eligible Veterans needing access to and from medical care.

March 13, 2023

East Orange, New Jersey —The Department of Veterans Affairs recognizes contributions of VA faculty and academic partners during VA Health Professions Education Week 2023.

January 30, 2023

Patricia O’Kane Brings Leadership, Proven Experience to the VA New Jersey Healthcare System

November 29, 2022

East Orange, NJ — During GivingTuesday, November 29, VA New Jersey Health Care System encourages the community to help support local Veterans through charitable donations or volunteer opportunities.

August 10, 2022

On Aug. 1, the Department of Veterans Affairs awarded $431 million in grants to 258 non-profit organizations across the nation to help homeless and at-risk Veterans and their families.

August 03, 2022

VA’s Health and Benefits mobile app was developed and launched in the Summer of 2021. We continue to make updates and improvements based on direct feedback from Veterans.

July 27, 2022

Based on Veteran feedback and VA Secretary Denis McDonough’s commitment to ensuring timely access to care, the Department of Veterans Affairs launched an improved Access to Care website

May 24, 2022

East Orange — Today, the VA New Jersey Health Care System is implementing COVID-19 Health Protection Levels as part VA’s consistent, nationwide approach for Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facilities to adjust COVID-19 safety protocols locally as needed.