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Get the latest news from VA North Florida/South Georgia-area medical centers and clinics. For more information about VA North Florida/South Georgia health care, contact our Public Affairs Office vhanflpublicaffairs@va.gov

Malcom Randall VA Medical Center’s Community Living Center receives 5-star rating

November 22, 2021

The Malcom Randall VA Medical Center’s Community Living Center (CLC) has been recognized with an overall five-star rating by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs CLC Compare standards. Community Living Centers (CLC) or Nursing homes with five-stars are considered to have above average quality.

Former VA Health System Director honored by Gainesville Chamber of Commerce

November 12, 2021

The Greater Gainesville Chamber of Commerce recently recognized Thomas Wisnieski, former director of the North Florida/ South Georgia Veterans Health System with the Impact Award during the 2021 Veteran’s Appreciation Luncheon.

North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System schedules several events to celebrate Veterans during week of Veterans Day

November 01, 2021

The North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System (NF/SGVHS) will host drive-thru celebrations to pay honor and tribute to Veterans for Veterans Day. The drive -thru events are being held in lieu of a face-to-face celebration in order to ensure everyone’s safety.

NF/SGVHS to host a Virtual Veterans Town Hall – Nov. 5

October 29, 2021

The North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System (NF/SGVHS) will host a Virtual Veterans town hall meeting on Friday, November 5, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. During the town hall, NF/SGVHS leaders will provide updates on VA operations and improvement initiatives regarding VA health care, and more.

NF/SGVHS to host drive-thru resource fair

October 28, 2021

The North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System (NF/SGVHS) will host a drive-thru resource fair event on Monday, November 1, 2021, at the Geriatrics and Extended Care entrance located at the back of the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center located at 1601 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, Fla., 32608.

NF/SGVHS Expands Offering of COVID-19 Booster Shots

October 27, 2021

The safety and care of Veterans and our workforce are top priorities for the Department of Veterans of Affairs.

North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System encourages Veterans to access breast health services during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 18, 2021

The North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System (NF/SGVHS) is encouraging women Veterans to get screened for breast cancer during October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women and is the second leading cause of cancer death in women. Localized breast cancer has a 99% survival rate if detected early.

NF/SGVHS to Co-Sponsor Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program Virtual Mini Resource Summit

October 04, 2021

The North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System (NF/SGVHS) will host a virtual Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program (IPVAP) mini resource summit on Thursday, October 14, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. via zoom.

NF/SGVHS Offers Virtual Book Club to Enrolled Veterans Participating in Whole Health Services

October 01, 2021

The North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System’s (NF/SGVHS) medical library has teamed up with Whole Health Service to provide an innovative virtual book club for enrolled Veterans participating in whole health services.

Leading the way to zero patient harm

September 21, 2021

NF/SGVHS health care professionals work hard to minimize any potential harm, and when something doesn’t seem right, they speak up,” said Isaacks. “A culture of safety in which employees feel empowered to report patient safety concerns without fear is a practice highly regarded in the health care industry and we are proud of Dr. Bronzell, Dr. Perez, and everyone involved